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Director of Undergraduate Advising

Categories: Great Lakes Region 5


Krannert School of Management


Purdue University

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Position Description

The Director of Undergraduate Advising for the School of Management leads a large team of advisors to ensure that best practices for academic advising, recruitment/retention, and student support processes and activities are followed and align with the School’s strategic goals.  This role provides leadership for the academic programs and student services areas within the Management Undergraduate Programs Office and is a key liaison with internal and external constituents.  The Director will work with The Associate Dean to facilitate successful hiring of advising staff and support staff. 

Regarded as one of the nation’s elite business schools, Krannert School of Management operates against the backdrop of Purdue’s strength in science and technology, and uniquely approaches business learning from a research-based, quantitative angle that develops students’ analytical skills and, naturally, produces graduates with the resourceful, think-fast problem-solving abilities every modern-day commercial enterprise demands.



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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

  • Must have an earned graduate (MS Degree) or professional degree in a field relevant to the position.
  • Four years of experience in academic advising or student services.
  • Experience should show increased responsibility in leadership and project management.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Knowledge of academic advising required. 
  • Excellent leadership, supervisory, planning, problem solving, organizational, project management and customer support skills.
  • Must be able to lead collaborative groups of faculty, staff, students and parents. 
  • Ability to analyze data, identify trends, and communicate impact. 
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize technology (Microsoft Office Suite, and relational databases such as Banner and Cognos).
  • Must be able to make presentations to collaborative groups of faculty, staff students and parents and successfully administer student services and academic success programs.

Preferred Qualifications

  • At least three years of demonstrated experience managing personnel.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team and across organizational line is strongly preferred.