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  • Academic Advisor

    Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

    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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