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Academic Advisor

Categories: South Central Region 7


College of Engineering, Architecture, and Technology


Oklahoma State University

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Position Description

Serve as an integral member of a team that provides academic advising, orientation, and support to students in the College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology. Assist in providing direction to students regarding academic programs, course sequence, prerequisites, and degree progress. Counselors serve as ombudsperson for OSU and CEAT resources as they facilitate student academic success, acclimate them to university life, inform them of opportunities, enhance internship and career opportunities, and mentor them in addressing related personal challenges and concerns. Counselors inform students of academic requirements, policies, and procedures and ensure compliance. Counselors maintain office hours consistent with advising and mentoring demands, particularly during heavy enrollment periods, and demonstrate clear knowledge of the duties and responsibilities necessary to successfully perform associated tasks. Promotional opportunities may be available through an established career development plan.



Application Process

Institution Information

Oklahoma State University (OSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, OSU conducts pre-employment background checks on final candidates.  Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

Additional Information

2,210.00 - 4,125.00 monthly

Contact Information

Yokolanda Speight


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Related field and two years experience in an academic setting.

  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills, the ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage projected deadlines.

  • Possess a positive attitude, good communications skills, and a desire to assist students in achieving success while at OSU and beyond.

  • Demonstrate creativity and initiative and be a proactive participant in a team environment.

  • Very proficient in Microsoft Office; specifically Excel, and Word. Manage confidential information appropriately.

  • Must be service oriented and able to work with a diverse group of faculty, staff, students and the general public in a positive manner at all times.

  • Promote effective and collaborative work habits and be an active participant in a collaborative work environment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A graduate degree in Higher Education Academic Counseling or Advising or related field;
  • an undergraduate degree in Engineering, Architecture or Engineering Technology;
  • professional experience as an academic advisor or in an industry closely related to CEAT majors.