Job Positions

Director of Professional Advising

Categories: Great Lakes Region 5


Academic Affairs


Walsh University

Date Posted:

Jul 1 2019 10:00PM

Close Date:


Position Description

The Director of Professional Advising provides leadership and vision as part of a student success model through oversight of academic advising to students concerning course selection, academic policies and procedures, graduation requirements and career aspirations. Walsh University Professional Advisors utilize a proactive advising approach to connect with advisees, promote retention, and foster academic success in college.


  • Supervise part-time and full-time advisors and work-study students.
  • Create and monitor budget.
  • Partner and innovate with the Career Readiness Team to support students’ goals.
  • Advise up to 200 undergraduate students.
  • Coordinate the registration and scheduling process for all first-year freshmen and College Credit Plus enrolled students.
  • Coordinate student testing and placement in English, Mathematics and Foreign Language.
  • Facilitate annual performance evaluations for part-time and full-time advisors.
  • Provide training and professional development opportunities for advising staff.
  • Conduct regular individual and team meetings to determine and ensure progress with advising.
  • Represent professional academic advising on various University committees.
  • Provide information and statistical data on academic advising and student outreach.
  • Participate in NCAA Division II athletic academic compliance reviews.
  • Attend professional development conferences and seminars.
  • Uphold FERPA regulations.
  • Prioritize a career in high education and demonstrate a desire to evolve/innovate in a professional academic advising environment.

Application Process

Institution Information

Contact Information

Dr. Edna McCulloh


Required Qualifications

Master's Degree

Preferred Qualifications

Previous work experience in higher education & supervisory experience preferred. Candidates should be well-versed in Microsoft Office Suite and have strong organizational and communication skills