Job Positions

Academic Coordinator/Advisor I

Categories: Northwest Region 8


Office of Undergraduate Student Services


Washington State University

Date Posted:

Apr 4 2019 10:00PM

Close Date:

Open until Filled

Position Description

This position is responsible for performing duties involved in academic advisement, academic counseling, or closely related activities for prospective and current students. The majority of the duties include, but not limited to:

  • Academic counseling or advising students, analyzing applications for certification
  • Assessing academic level
  • Responding to academic inquiries
  • Academic advising including developing individual academic plans
  • Educating students in the areas of academic planning, interpretation of department, school, college, and university requirements, degree requirements, career exploration, and other related matters
  • Counseling non-students about possible admission to university programs
  • Providing academic planning advice for prospective transfer students.


This position administers a comprehensive undergraduate advising program for students seeking the Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology (Sport Science major) within the College of Education. Duties include transfer course evaluation and articulation, participating in recruitment activities, conducting workships and presentations, monitoring students' academic progress, career counseling, referrals, records and database development and maintenance and providing timely, accurate and comprehensive information to students.

Application Process

Screening of applications will begin April 10, 2019. To apply for this position, please visit

Institution Information

Additional Information

Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Contact Information

Angie Hammond, Search Committee Chair


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree and two (2) years of full-time academic advising experience at a college or university or related education/experience. A Master's degree in a related field may substitute for one (1) year of professional work experience. Any combination of relevant education and professional experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-to-year basis.
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse populations.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including some weekends and evenings, and willingness to travel.
  • Demonstrated computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office Excel, Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Access or similar database software.
  • Demonstrated experience interpreting and applying standards and regulations.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in student personnel, educational administration, or related field.
  • Five years of experience in academic advising or a related client-based setting.
  • Familiarity with college programs including admission, transfer, and academic program requirements.
  • Experience with application of state and federal regulations and standards.