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Academic Advisor

Categories: Mid South Region 3


College of Hospitality, Retail, and Sport Management


University of South Carolina

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Position Description

Functions in the capacity as an academic advisor, providing relevant counsel and guidance to HRSM undergraduate student population. Student counsel is inclusive of: academic and career pathways, study abroad, and leadership opportunities. Initiate approval process of required confidential electronic forms, and utilize numerous advising technologies that aid in proficiency of student counsel.



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Institution Information

The University of South Carolina is a premiere flagship research institution in South Carolina and one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report. With more than 46,000 students on eight campuses, the University of South Carolina is a leader in improving the lives of individuals in South Carolina and around the world. Founded in 1801, the University of South Carolina employs almost 14,000 people. At the University of South Carolina, our employees include some of the brightest minds and most accomplished professionals in the world. The diversity of thought and active engagement of our colleagues makes for a dynamic and interesting work environment. The University has been named a best place to work, and a big part of that is the people. Our diverse faculty and staff embody a dedication to serve our students, so that a job becomes a passion with no limits.

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$39,960 - $45,000

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Required Qualifications

  • Masters degree in Student Services or related field and 1 year related experience, or bachelor’s degree and 3 years related experience.
  • Experience in student services, USC student records, or equivalency.
  • Excellent organizational, verbal, and written communications skills.
  • Extensive computer knowledge including Microsoft Word, database software, and coding systems used to collect and analyze data.
  • Knowledge of advisement policies and procedures.
  • Ability to provide student counseling; and ability to establish working relationships with students, parents, faculty, staff and general public.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience utilizing advising technologies and resources including EAB Student Success Collaborative, Self-Service Carolina (Banner), scheduling software, Degree Works, and Bulletin.