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Academic Advisor

Categories: Northeast Region 1


Liberal Studies Academic Advising


New York University

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Position Description

Arts and Science is seeking a dynamic Academic Advisor to join Liberal Studies. This individual will advise students on academic programs, providing practical information related to the curriculum and degree progress, as well as administrative aspects of course selection and registration; help students make informed decisions about their academic and professional goals; interpret institutional policies and procedures; facilitate access to university resources and support services when needed through appropriate referrals; and process advanced standing credit and recommend special exceptions when relevant. In addition, this position includes advisement of a special population, liaison and program responsibilities: with specific functional areas, service on relevant committees, and participation in some high-priority events for Advising & Student Affairs (eg. admissions open house, parents' day).



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Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 2 years' relevant experience in student advising or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to advise and provide appropriate solutions to problems.
  • Knowledge of standard office software (Google Apps, Microsoft, etc).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Student Personnel Administration, Counseling, or other appropriate field.
  • Experience advising diverse undergraduate students in a liberal arts environment.
  • Knowledge of career development resources and internship program administration, and/or assessment methods will be useful.