Academic Advisor- Polytechnic Institute

Purdue University West Lafayette , IN 47996

Posted 2 months ago

Job Summary

Support students in evaluating and determining their interests and abilities as a link to selecting majors or programs. Guide students in developing a plan of study that meets degree requirements and fits their timetable for graduation. Maintain a consistent pattern of contact to encourage a trusting relationship through multiple channels of communication. Assess when a situation calls for professional intervention or academic referral. Conduct audits on student progress toward their degree. Complete documentation for proper maintenance of student records. Participate in orientation activities and recruiting activities designed to attract new students.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Master's degree

  • One year of experience in academic advising, student services, student affairs, career development, counseling, teaching, advising or related

  • In lieu of a Master's degree, a Bachelor's degree in Higher Education, Counseling, Technology, Student Affairs or related field plus three years of work experience withacademic advising, student services, student affairs, career development, counseling, teaching, advising or related will be considered.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to maintain the highest level of customer service

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Ability to multi-task and establish priorities and collaborate with faculty, staff, current and prospective students, and parents

  • Basic skills in Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Preferred:

  • Experience with student advising

  • Knowledge of academic and career advising

  • Knowledge of programs and majors at Purdue University

  • Ability to communicate proficiently in other languages

Additional Information:

  • Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization for this position

  • A background check will be required for employment in this position

  • FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime)

  • Retirement Eligibility: Defined Contribution Waiting Period

  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply

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Academic Advisor- Polytechnic Institute

Purdue University