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Academic Advisor

Categories: Pacific Region 9




California Souhern University  

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Position Description
California Southern University a regionally accredited online University is seeking team-oriented candidates for the position of Academic Advisor to be part of our School of Behavioral Sciences advising team located in our Irvine, CA administrative offices. 

The Academic Advisor will be assigned a caseload of students at the graduate level and will provide a Learner-centric atmosphere for Learners. The Advisor will advise a diverse population of graduate students to assist in their academic planning by utilizing professional advising and guidance skills. The Academic Advisor will review and interpret academic policy and procedure to assist students in making decisions concerning their education goals leading to graduation. Specific duties include: Advise students regarding academic issues; review degree plans; provide information about institutional policies, procedures, resources; timely response to e-mails, phone calls and voice messages; course approval; participation in commencement ceremony; and provide input to Associate Dean in implementation and assessment of advising initiatives. 

Application Process
Required Applicant Documents: Resume; cover letter; salary historyPlease email required documents as WORD ATTACHMENTS to

Institution Information
This is an exempt position requiring a minimum of 40 hours a week with a varying schedule according to departmental needs.

Contact Information
Toby Spiegel, Associate Dean, School of Behavioral Sciences



Required Qualifications
Position Requirements: Master’s degree; two years’ related experience as an academic advisor or in a student services position at a post-secondary institution; proficiency with Word, Access, Excel and PowerPoint; effective oral and written communication skills; proficiency in student information database. 

Preferred Qualifications