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Academic Advisor

Categories: North Central Region 6


College of Arts & Sciences


University of Nebraska - Lincoln

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Position Description



  • Perform all duties related to advising Global Studies and Communication Studies undergraduate students.
  • Advise current and prospective students on academic program planning in person through walk-ins and appointments, and by phone and email.
  • Advise students concerning academic standards, major selection and college/university requirements, policies and procedures in collaboration with College of Arts & Sciences Academic and Career Advising Center.
  • Meet with visiting students and parents.
  • Participate in recruitment and retention efforts, including Red Letter Days and New Student Enrollment.
  • Assist with evaluating transfer credit.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Application Information

Institution Information

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See:

Additional Information

$35,000 minimum

Contact Information

Carolyn Kollmann


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree plus two years related experience in higher education, preferably in advising related areas; or equivalency.
  • Evidence of 1:1 student interaction/advising necessary, as well as the ability to work in a collaborative, team environment.
  • Must have demonstrated organizational, time management, and writing skills.
  • Experience must demonstrate an ability to learn extensive requirements, policies, and procedures.
  • Must have computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets, email/internet.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prefer a bachelor’s degree in the liberal arts.
  • Additionally, a Master’s degree is preferred.
  • Public speaking skills desirable.
  • Prefer functional experience in career planning and student information systems.