Job Positions

Academic Counselor

Categories: Southeast Region 4


College of Liberal Arts


University of Mississippi

Date Posted:

Sep 17 2021 11:03AM

Close Date:

Nov 17 2021

Position Description

Proposed Advertisement
The College of Liberal Arts Office of Student Services is seeking an Academic Counselor. This position provides academic counseling through student advising, guiding, and participation in registering students. The incumbent advises and counsels students degree requirements and course selection; participates in activities associated with the registration of students; monitors student academic progress, and maintains student record files.


Provides information to students and potential students concerning admission requirements, degree requirements, course selection, and related functions by utilizing undergraduate and graduate catalogs as well as other information. Maintains interface with academic areas and applicable administrative offices to ensure compliance with current requirements and procedures. Prepares operational reports and analysis setting forth progress and adverse trends. Maintains current information concerning admission requirements as well as degree requirements in the various academic areas. Establishes and maintains student record files and assists with class rolls, grades and permanent records. Monitors student academic progress throughout the course of degree programs. Aids and assists students in completing required admission forms. Interfaces with various segments of the community to determine the need for credit and non-credit programs for recommendation. Counsels students regarding degree program options to ensure students can make informed decisions about degree choices. Provides recommendations related to academic scheduling and frequency of courses offered. Verifies transfer credits for selected programs. Assist in recruiting prospective students to increase enrollment. Performs related or similar duties as required or assigned.

Application Process

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Institution Information

EEO Statement
The University of Mississippi provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The University complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, citizenship, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.

Additional Information

Salary/Wage Information
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Contact Information

Office of Human Resources


Required Qualifications

Minimum Education/Experience
Education: A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university.
Substitution Statement: Related experience may be substituted for education, on a basis set forth and approved by the Department of Human Resources.

Preferred Qualifications

Related experience may be substituted for education, on a basis set forth and approved by the Department of Human Resources.