Job Positions

Student Advisor, School of Education

Categories: Not Region Specific


Academic Affairs


Lindenwood University

Date Posted:

May 7 2021 11:18AM

Close Date:

July 7 2021

Position Description

Job Title: Student Advisor
Division: Academic Affairs
Evaluation Group: Staff
FLSA Status: Exempt
Starting Salary: $ 35,777.00 +
Reports To: Director, Academic Advising
Positions Supervised: N/A
Job Summary The student advisor is responsible for advising students in the specifics of a Lindenwood University degree, as well as providing advice on career options and continued educational studies.


Job Responsibilities and Execution
-Assists students in their growth and development by constructing applicable educational plans consistent with their abilities and interests
-Arranges schedules and recommends courses for students
-Determines, based upon prerequisites and degree program requirements, the adequacy of students’ academic progression
-Maintains knowledge of university policies and how student issues may affect their standing; conveys to students the implications of known performance deficiencies
-Conducts student appointments to plan for the coming semester and to review/revise long-range academic program schedules
-Directs students towards self-help tools and services
-Monitors student schedules and keeps appropriate personnel informed of progress within planned program
-Provides mentoring and direction on career options, graduate school or general university questions and issues
-Refers students to institutional resources when academic, behavioral, attendance or other personal problems require intervention
-Participates in the assessment process and recommends action for improvement based on data and student success and persistence
-Utilizes the retention management system for student communication and early intervention

Application Process

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Institution Information

Founded in 1827, Lindenwood is a dynamic four-year institution dedicated to excellence in higher education. Our historic campus is situated in the heart of St. Charles, Mo., a growing community of more than 65,000 just west of St. Louis. We offer more than 100 degree programs through values-centered education that lead to development of the whole person. Our faculty, staff, and administration are committed to an integrative curriculum that focuses on the talents, interests, and future of our students. Lindenwood is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Lindenwood University is known nationally and internationally for innovation, entrepreneurship, and extraordinary dedication to students. We believe that education is the way to personal freedom and responsibility, which are the keystones of any democracy. We have a heritage that dates back nearly 200 years. In that time, we have learned how to educate in a way that helps each student become an enlightened, principled citizen of a global community.

Additional Information

Equal Opportunity Employer
Lindenwood University is an Equal Opportunity employer. The University complies with appropriate federal, state, and local laws and provides equal employment opportunities and access to educational programs without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other protected status to all qualified applicants and employees. Lindenwood University is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and dedicated to providing a positive discrimination-free educational work environment.

Contact Information

Please contact Lindenwood University human resources at with any questions.


Required Qualifications


-Bachelor’s degree

Preferred Qualifications

-Master’s degree preferred
-Prior advising and/or higher education experience preferred