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Academic Advisor

Categories: Great Lakes Region 5


College of Arts and Sciences


Indiana University - Bloomington

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Position Description

The successful candidate will provide academic advising for a diverse community of students pursuing or considering undergraduate majors, minors or certificates in the College of Arts and Sciences. The College is committed to building and supporting a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of students, scholars, and staff members.

An academic advisor guides students in academic planning based on both the student's academic and career goals and on IUB, College, and program-specific degree requirements. Helps students understand their degree requirements and the implications of school and campus policies and procedures for them. In addition, tracks student academic progress, maintains student records, and refers students to appropriate campus resources, such as academic support services, cultural and community support centers, internship and overseas study opportunities, and career services. Coordinates evaluation of transfer credit for domestic and international coursework, represents the College and the academic programs that they serve at campus meetings and recruiting functions, assists in developing written materials and in coordinating events for undergraduate students, supports College and campus initiatives, and adopts best practices as established for academic advising in the College.



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$ 31,865.60 - $ 38,500.00

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Required Qualifications

  • Master's degree or ability to earn Master's degree by January 2018 and two years of experience in academic advising, student affairs, student programming, teaching or other closely related field.
  • The successful candidate must have strong analytic and organizational skills, as well as excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • In addition, the candidate must be proficient using Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office programs.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior advising experience and knowledge of academic support services and programming for a diverse student population strongly preferred;
  • Working knowledge of IU's student information systems (SIS), e-mail and database programs preferred;
  • An academic background in the Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences or Sciences is preferred.