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Academic Advisor I

Categories: Southeast Region 4


School of Business (Online)


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 distance learning students with the development of an academic plan, teaching a new student orientation and study skills course in an online format and coordinating recruitment for the program.

Application Process

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Additional Information

Minimum - $ 29120.04 Midpoint - $ 42390.36

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Required Qualifications

  • Master's degree and some experience.

  • Student or Graduate Assistant, Intern, or student oriented experience will be considered. 

  • Master's degree is required due to the teaching component of this position.

  • Must be professionally active and current on best practices in advising and other programs promoting student success and retention of distance learning students.

  • Must 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.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 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.