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Academic Advisor I

Categories: Southeast Region 4


College of Engineering


Georgia Institute of Technology

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Position Description

Provide information and counsel to undergraduate and graduate students within an assigned area regarding their academic pursuits and progress. Prepare and maintain associated student records.


  • Meet with students concerning questions and issues regarding various aspects of their academic program. May include questions regarding academic program requirements, registration, permits, overloads, degree petitions, change of major, commencement, curriculum, academic progress, and Institute policy
  • Perform reference searches and records access in conjunction with student inquiries.
  • Respond to faculty request for assistance in administrative or student related matters.
  • Prepare assessment reports; maintain student related records, files and databases;
  • Review and process curriculum related actions.
  • May interact with other academic units in conjunction with joint programs
  • May schedule and coordinate student events.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Application Information

Institution Information

This position is available in the George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering. This position will focus on the advising of undergraduate students.

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Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Three to four years job related experience
  • This job requires knowledge of university level academic program requirements and related administrative processes within assigned area. Also required are verbal, written and interpersonal communications skills and basic computer skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience advising undergraduate students; Experience maintaining and updating web pages using HTML; Experience with BANNER student information system
  • High-level proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word; Ability to effectively interact with individuals from diverse cultures