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  • Academic Advisor, Campbell University (Buies Creek, NC)

    Duties/Responsibilities
    • Advise and manage a caseload of approximately 350 undergraduate students enrolled in natural and applied science programs, including significant population of pre-health programs.
    • Meet with all required students in the caseload at least twice per semester for academic progress and planning; available to meet with students for additional advising as needed.
    • Understand and provide accurate information regarding academic policy and procedures, curriculum requirements, and programs of study to assist in short-term and long-term academic planning and career goal clarification.
    • Instruct students on use of degree planning tools for personal and professional growth and goal attainment.
    • Acquaint students with campus resources and educational opportunities, and make proper referrals when necessary.
    • Monitor ongoing academic progress of students in the caseload and recommend, when necessary, strategies to improve.
    • Keep accurate records of student contacts and maintain confidentiality.
    • Serve as a liaison between Academic Advising and assigned academic departments as well as student support units.
    • Establish and maintain collegial, respectful relationships with colleagues, students, parents, and families.
    • Represent Academic Advising at various committees, Admissions events, and other university-related functions, including some evening and weekend events.

    Minimum Qualifications
    • Master’s degree in higher education, counseling, or related field and 1 year related experience; or bachelor’s degree and 3 years related experience (will consider experience gained through graduate work).
    • Demonstrated commitment to the educational development of students.
    • Comprehensive computer skills and experience, with the ability to quickly learn technology platforms for student success, including Colleague, Student Planning, and Starfish.

    Preferred Qualifications
    • Experience advising students in natural sciences and/or pre-health profession programs will be strongly considered.
    • Experience in a higher education or non-profit sector is also desirable.