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Academic Advisor

Categories: Mid South Region 3


College of Engineering and Technology


East Carolina University

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Position Description

The Academic Advisor must effectively advise students from different concentrations and develop programs and/or resources to support student success. The Academic Advisor brings to the position a sense of fresh ideas, creative approaches and ability to execute. The Advisor effectively advises a caseload of current students from any of the degrees offered within the College of Engineering and Technology, and develops services which support student success.


  • Advising staff are responsible for academic policy, progress and ECU and major procedures.
  • Advisors serve as academic department and campus liaisons.
  • Advisors keep abreast of changes in ECU policy and curriculum through training sessions, continuing education, and higher education coursework as well as belong to appropriate professional organizations.
  • They attend conferences to keep abreast of newest advising trends, career options for students and implement new technology to assist in management of advising.
  • Advisors have a multiple of roles in helping students, from pre-admission, summer orientation, to guiding the student through graduation.
  • This position would have a wide understanding of each area to effectively guide students to their best fit.

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Required Qualifications

  • A master's degree in an appropriate field from an appropriately accredited institution is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in academic advising or counseling in an institution of higher education is preferred.