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Academic Advisor I

Categories: Southeast Region 4


College of Business Student Services


University of Alabama

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Position Description

The Academic Advisor I is an entry level advising position. Under direct supervision, the Advisor I will be engaged in academic advising activities that support UA at the institution or college level.


The Academic Advisor for Online Services provides advising and student services for the College's online General Business Degree Program. The incumbent is responsible for assisting online students with the development of an academic plan, teaching a new student orientation and study skills course and coordinating recruitment for the program.

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Institution Information

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" Poster

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Minimum - $ 14.00 Midpoint - $ 19.60

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Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and some relevant experience. Student or Graduate Assistant, Intern, or student oriented experience will be considered.

Must be professionally active and current on best practices in advising and other programs promoting student success and retention. Must possess excellent abilities to work with others, have an understanding of the higher education environment, and must contribute significantly to the college and the University. Strong oral and written communications skills, along with excellent organizational skills required. Requires basic knowledge in the usage of personal computers, including word processing.

Preferred Qualification

Master's degree in education, adult/continuing education or related field and two years of work experience in a student services environment, academic advising, counseling or teaching, preferably in higher education, OR a Master's degree in an unrelated field and three years or more of work experience in a student services environment, academic advising, counseling or teaching, preferably in higher education. Must have valid U.S. driver's license. Must be at least 21 years of age at time of hire and have an acceptable Motor Vehicle Report as determined by the insurance carrier.

Preference will be given to those who have served as an academic advisor and have thorough knowledge on college degree programs, degree requirements, record keeping, and the information systems that support academic student services.