Job Positions

Professional Academic Advisor

Categories: Mid Atlantic Region 2


Academic Advising


University of the Sciences

Date Posted:

May 20 2019 10:00PM

Close Date:

Until filled

Position Description

The position of Professional Academic Advisor follows a 10 month schedule and reports directly to the Associate Director of Academic Advising which is housed within the Division of Student Affairs. This person will provide direct academic advising services to primarily first and second year students, as well as students at risk or in academic difficulty.


  • Advising students on a variety of issues including transition and adjustment to the University, setting goals, developing an educational and personal plan, providing referrals to campus resources, selecting and scheduling courses, career exploration, monitoring student progress, assisting in transition issues.
  • Teaching academic success courses.
  • Participating in University committees related to academic advising and first year experience.

Application Process

All candidates must submit a cover letter and resume for consideration. Both may be attached to the application in the attachment portal.

Institution Information

University of the Sciences has prepared students to be leaders and practitioners in the healthcare and science fields for nearly 200 years. Key to its distinctive education is a tradition of hands-on research and experiential learning that is evident in every graduate who has walked its campus. Since its founding in 1821 as Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, the first college of pharmacy in North America, USciences has grown to more than 30 degree-granting programs from bachelor’s through doctoral degrees in the health sciences, bench sciences, and healthcare business and policy fields

Additional Information

The finalist will be required to successfully pass a background check. EEO Minorities/Females/Disabilities/Veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Contact Information


Required Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Education, Counseling, or related discipline.
  • At least 1 year experience in teaching college level courses
  • At least 2 years experience in academic advising.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with Student Athletes, Veteran's and Pre-Health Students is desirable.