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SUMMIT Advisor

Categories: Southeast Region 4


Academic Advising


Agnes Scott College

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Open Until Filled

Position Description

Implement a team based advising model designed to guide advisees throughout their four years at Agnes Scott College within the guidelines of federal, state, and local laws, and college, division and office policies and procedures. Reports to the director of SUMMIT advisors/associate director of academic advising and works with co-workers, faculty, staff, students and their families, and other outside contacts to support the students and growth of the college


  • Collaborates with students form enrollment through graduation to develop and document a customized educational plan that includes course exploration, major and career goals, service learning, and impactful experience such as study abroad, internships and mentored research.
  • Provides support, strategies and connects advisees to resources (tutoring, counseling, financial id, disability services, study abroad, internships and other resources).
  • Manages advisees' advising team and maintains systematic and frequent contact with the advisees and team members at times outside of course selection.
  • Prompts advisees to reflect upon the integration of their liberal arts curriculum, global learning, leadership development and their major course of study.Interprets and disseminates information on institutional policies and procedures.
  • Reviews and interprets degree audits, transcripts, placement and other standardized test scores.
  • Stays abreast of changing institutional information including admissions requirements, new programs, course changes, deadlines, important dates, and costs updates in college-wide initiatives.
  • Develops advising materials and presentations to support individual and group student sessions.

Application Information

Please apply online. Cover letter is required. Position is posted until filled. Due to the overwhelming response to the college's staff openings we are unable to respond personally to individual telephone inquiries. No faxed submissions please.

Institution Information

Agnes Scott College is an independent undergraduate college in the United States. Agnes Scott's campus lies in downtown Decatur, Georgia, nestled inside the perimeter of the bustling metro-Atlanta area.The college was founded in 1889 as Decatur Female Seminary by a group of Presbyterians under the leadership of their minister, Frank H. Gaines. In 1890, the name was changed to Agnes Scott Institute to honor the mother of the college's primary benefactor, Col. George Washington Scott. The name was changed again to Agnes Scott College in 1906, and remains today a liberal arts college for women.Agnes Scott currently enrolls 937 students. The student to faculty ratio is 10:1 and 100% of the tenure-track faculty hold terminal degrees.The college offers 34 undergraduate majors and 31 minors and is affiliated with numerous institutions, including Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University School of Nursing. Students who graduate from Agnes Scott receive a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science degree.Agnes Scott is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA). The current mission of the college, adopted in 2002, states: Agnes Scott College educates women to think deeply, live honorably and engage the intellectual and social challenges of their times.

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Required Qualifications

  • Master's degree or higher and 2-3 years direct advising experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bilingual
  • Global experience