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Academic Advisor

Categories: Great Lakes Region 5


Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences


Northwestern University

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Position Description

Northwestern University’s Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences anticipates hiring a College Adviser to start September 1, 2018. College Advisers work with an assigned cohort of students, advising them on a wide range of academic and other matters throughout their undergraduate careers.


  • College Advisers hold appointments in the Weinberg Dean’s Office of Undergraduate Studies & Advising (OUSA) and coterminous teaching-track appointments in academic departments or programs in the College. Teaching responsibilities generally include one or two courses yearly, with academic advising and related service constituting the primary responsibilities of the position. This is a 10-month, full-time, benefits eligible position. The initial appointment is two years.

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jSheree Trimuel-Jackson


Required Qualifications

  • Ph.D. or terminal degree in academic field represented in the College's curriculum and complementing the disciplines of the existing advising group; a commitment to the mission of an interdisciplinary arts and sciences education; a keen interest in providing timely advice on academic matters to undergraduates; a strong record of undergraduate teaching; superior communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills; the ability to master relevant campus policies and procedures; and an aptitude for working collegially. A background check will be required for the successful applicant.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Candidates will ideally have some experience advising undergraduates.
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated experience working with under-represented minority students, low-income, or first-generation college attending students.