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Assistant Director of Academic Advising

Categories: Great Lakes Region 5


College of Veterinary Medicine


Purdue University

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Position Description



  • Serve as Assistant Director of Academic Advising for undergraduate Veterinary Technology students in the College of Veterinary Medicine.
  • Duties include, but are not limited to, career and academic guidance to current and prospective students, class registration/scheduling, student development, serve as departmental liaison, provide information to visitors of the college, and conduct student audits/reports.
  • Oversee and manage student recruitment representing the college at events and outreach activities.
  • Develop recruitment programs and give presentations to promote Veterinary Technology program and career options in junior high and high schools.
  • Coordinate social and digital media strategies.
  • Supervise academic advisor.

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Additional Information

  • Purdue will not sponsor an employment related visa for this position.
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position.
  • FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime)
  • Retirement Eligibility: Defined Contributions Immediately.
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Required Qualifications

  • Master's degree.
  • Four years of academic advising or student services experience.
  • Demonstrated leadership experience in academic advising or student services.
  • Consideration will be given to an equivalent combination of related education and required work experience. 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Able to effectively lead collaborative groups of faculty, staff, current and prospective students, and parents.
  • Excellent leadership, supervisory, planning, problem-solving, organizational, project management and customer service skills.
  • Ability to analyze data, identify trends, and communicate impact.
  • Able to maintain an office environment that promotes innovation and critical thinking.
  • Basic skills in Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • A valid driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with COGNOS and distance learning.
  • Working knowledge of Banner, Extender and Degree Works or similar student enrollment system.
  • Knowledge of programs and majors at Purdue University or in Veterinary Technology.