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Job ID: 123724

Academic Advisor
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Date Posted May 23, 2019
Title Academic Advisor
University Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Prescott, AZ, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Student Services

Academic Advising
The Advisor:

  • Works in a Decentralized Environment and utilizes Appreciative Advising to assist CAS students with registration, course selection, schedule changes, academic planning, college adjustment, and referral to college resources.
  • Is the advisor for degree programs housed in their college; serving ~ 350 students
  • Is housed in a private office within the college
  • Participates in the college leadership team meetings, and works in partnership with faculty advisors to educate students on: * university policies and procedures * degree requirements for the degree programs * application of transfer credit * the value of engagement in co-curricular/extra-curricular activities. * collaborates with faculty to monitor student progress and provide outreach to students as needed, suggesting strategies for academic improvement and success.

Event Planning and Implementation
The Advisor will:

  • help plan and implement events such as New Student Orientation, Spring Preview Day, and Open House.
  • facilitate connections with potential and current students and parents at university events
  • communicate regularly with the Career Counselor to strategize pathways from degree to profession

Administrative Role:

The advisor will:

  • Demonstrate proficiency in using Microsoft products such as Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Work collaboratively with academic advisors from all university Colleges to enhance advising services and implement strategies that further student success.
  • Maintain accurate records, using technology resources, and provide reports as needed by Department Chairs and the Dean.
  • Participate in department meetings and functions as needed.
  • Serve as liaison to Admissions, Registrar/Records, Housing, Cashier’s Office, Dean of Students Office, International Student Services, Study Abroad, and other departments and colleges as necessary.
  • Engage in professional development to maintain and enhance relevant advising skills and knowledge.
  • Work with Campus Academic Mentors (CAMs) on their registration, orientation, and UNIV responsibilities.
  • Manage advising budget for the College.
  • May engage in other duties as assigned, based on the needs of the College.


Bachelor’s degree. Area of study: STEM subject, psychology, sociology, counseling, communication, education or other related field

Preferred Education:
Master’s degree. Area of study: Higher Education, counseling, psychology, STEM subject, or other related field

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