Academic Advisor

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Description

POSITION SUMMARY:

The position of Academic Advisor is a full-time position of 40 hours per week and provides advisement on the policies and procedures of the degree programs, with primary attention to the academic curriculum.

PRIMARY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1.  General Advising

  • Advise a caseload of up to 250 students across bachelor and master degree programs, including online architecture
  • Address school, work, and home/family life issues that may impact student success 
  • Assess student needs and make referrals to other BAC resources, as needed
  • Provide guidance to students on the policies and procedures of the institution, as outlined in the BAC Catalog
  • Clearly document meetings, maintain records, and abide by confidentiality standards in compliance with FERPA regulations
  • Attend bi-weekly Student Support Committee Meetings
  • Reach out and counsel students who receive Academic Warnings
  • Conduct Academic Clearances for Portfolio Review eligibility

2.  Course Sequencing

  • Assist students in selecting appropriate courses based on their individual curriculum
  • Counsel students on appropriateness of add, drop, and withdrawal decisions

3.  Case Management of Students on Probation

  • Complete Contract for Educational Progress (CEP) with each student on probation
  • Conduct follow-up meetings as required by CEP
  • Track probation students to report outcomes each semester.

 EDUCATIONAL CRITERIA:

  • Earned bachelor degree required. Master degree in related field preferred.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Prior experience in higher education, preferred. Those with experience or interest in disability services are strongly encouraged to apply.

Qualifications

EDUCATIONAL CRITERIA:

  • Earned bachelor degree required. Master degree in related field preferred.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Prior experience in higher education, preferred. Those with experience or interest in disability services are strongly encouraged to apply.

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