Job Positions

Professional Academic Advisor

Categories: Northeast Region 1


Academic and Career Advising


University of New England

Date Posted:

May 6 2022 1:16PM

Close Date:

Aug 31 2022

Position Description

The Professional Academic Advisor is responsible for delivering academic and pre-professional advising to undergraduates at the University of New England.


Responsibilities • Provide academic and professional advising support in multiple settings and formats.
• Collaborate with the academic departments in the College of Arts and Sciences and the Westbrook College of Health Professions on matters relating general academic advising issues.
• Know and communicate details of all undergraduate curricular requirements.
• Provide appropriate information to students regarding future professions, including academics, field experience, and other opportunities relevant to their major.
• Track student progress within the academic programs and provide academic support and referral as appropriate.
• Provide appropriate information to students on all levels of preparation for admission to professional programs, including academics, field experience, and personal attributes.
• Provide high level of support for students entering and working through the professional school application process.
• Track and report admissions data for pre-professional students.
• Be available to meet with students one-on-one and in groups for advising
• Attend all new-student orientation, open house, and recruitment events as needed
• Provide faculty, department chairs and academic deans with updates regarding advisement of first and second year students
• Assist with website and social media in collaboration with the academic departments.
• Provide academic advising at all orientation sessions.
• Disseminate information on UNE policies and procedures as it pertains to degree completion
• Provide academic information to prospective students through participation in Admissions recruiting events, individualized appointments and electronic means.
• Provide appropriate referrals to academic departments, student support programs and other university resources as necessary to help students achieve their academic goals.
• Other duties as assigned.

Application Process

Please apply online at

Institution Information

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Additional Information

This job is focused on working with undergraduate first and second-year students.

Contact Information

Erin Krummell, Director 207-602-2115


Required Qualifications


Bachelor’s degree plus 1-2 years advising experience or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired.
• Positive and energetic attitude
• Capacity to work with and understand undergraduates
• Experience collaborating or working with the health professions community
• Excellent interpersonal, organizational, written and oral communication skills
• An understanding of and preference for collaborative approaches to problem solving.
• Experience with record keeping
• Willingness to work both autonomously and collaboratively with team members
• Strong technological skills in Microsoft Office and Banner, or similar data system
• Willingness to work alternate hours to allow optimal opportunities for student contact
• Comfortable with data systems.

Preferred Qualifications

Master's Degree