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Academic Advisor II

Categories: Southeast Region 4


Business Administration


Auburn University

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Position Description

This position is responsible for providing accurate and timely advisement to 550+ students in a high-traffic academic advising office. This position is also responsible for preparing and giving presentations to students, parents, and other constituents regarding academic requirements and expectations. As such, excellent verbal and written communications skills are expected as is a high degree of professionalism.


  • Advises students in matters related to goals, policies, choice of curriculum, course load, study habits, course scheduling, academic action and problem resolution.

  • Interprets University policies, procedures, and curriculum to students, faculty, and staff.

  • Works with others in order to provide students timely information on educational options and University policies.

  • Assists with student orientations.

  • Makes appropriate referrals.

  • Verifies, certifies, and/or completes appropriate student-related forms, and processes.

  • Maintains student and advising records in accordance with State/Federal law and University regulations.

  • May clear students for graduation.

  • Maintains student data security.

  • Utilizes appropriate technology to support effective advising.

  • Actively involved in professional development opportunities at the campus level (at minimum).

  • Develops contacts with departments and faculty.

  • Participates in professional development program at the Regional or National level, or demonstrates leadership at the campus level.

  • Facilitates college- and/or university-level advising projects.

  • Represents the academic unit through participation on University committees, caucus leadership, and/or teaching courses.

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$35,000 - $58,400

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Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
  •  (3) years experience in advising of which 2 years includes full-time primary duties of advising in higher ed.
  • In-depth and comprehensive knowledge of advising policies, practices, and procedures at the post- secondary level.

Preferred Qualifications

  • The desired candidate for this position will possess experience working with a large group of constituents in a work setting as well as a proven record of accuracy and leadership skills.