Job Positions

Academic Advisor

Categories: Mid Atlantic Region 2


Office of Academic Advising


Johns Hopkins University

Date Posted:

May 17 2019 10:00PM

Close Date:


Position Description

General Summary/Purpose: This position is integral to the academic experience of undergraduates in the School of Arts and Sciences through advice & counsel, from freshman to senior years. Academic advisors, working with faculty advisors, help students achieve academic success.


Specific Duties & Responsibilities: Advisement and Retention

  • Assist undergraduates with course registration, academic strategies, selecting majors and minors, and developing post-graduation plans
  • Troubleshoot problems with registration and refer students to support services to facilitate success
  • Provide advice to students regarding adapting to university life
  • Advise undergraduates on academic opportunities and requirements, policies and procedures
  • Evaluate transfer credits
  • Monitor students’ academic progress to advise them of their academic standing
  • Communicate to students the process and deadlines for graduation processing
  • Confirm degree compliance
  • Administer academic support services
  • Compile and analyze academic data; prepare and write reports
  • Make suggestions for improving student advising processes based on data and student feedback
  • Other duties as assigned

Application Process

Institution Information

Additional Information

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to interact productively with faculty, administrators, students and others
  • Excellent communication and consensus building skills
  • Demonstrated success in providing friendly, high quality customer services and effective outreach abilities
  • Knowledge of professional student population needs and obstacles to success
  • Knowledge of student retention issues and literature
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Ability to use common computer programs
  1. Classified Title: Academic Advisor
  2. Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD
  3. Starting Salary Range: $51,975 to $71,497 per year
  4. Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  5. Exempt Status: Exempt
  6. Location: 01-MD:Homewood
  7. Campus Department name: 10001401-Academic Advising Personnel area: School of Arts & Sciences

Contact Information

Jessie Martin Assistant Dean, Academic Advising JHU


Required Qualifications

•Master’s degree required. •Three years related experience in advising or counseling is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications: •Ph.D. or equivalent experience in academic setting is preferred.