Academic Advisor (Academic Advisor – Master's)

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Job ID: 301792

Department

KELLEY SCHOOL OF BUSINESS (BL-BUS-IUBLA)

Department
Information

The Kelley School of Business at Indiana University is a comprehensive provider of top-tier business education with a
full portfolio of undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and executive programs on campuses in Bloomington and Indianapolis, and online
worldwide. The Kelley School has been creating career momentum for 100 years, going from 70 students in 1920 to an enrollment of more than
12,000 students today. Our innovative curriculum is built on personal development, teamwork, and experiential learning with an emphasis on
global and social responsibility. Our success is reflected in our reputation among academic peers, our career placement statistics, and the
accomplishments of more than 117,000 living alumni around the globe. The Kelley Undergraduate Program strives to be a diverse, inclusive,
and equitable community of business and education leaders, serving over 9500 undergraduate students.

Job
Summary

Department-Specific Responsibilities

  • Guides students in planning their course of study in concert
    with the departments’ curricular requirements; explains curriculum requirements and school and campus policies.
  • Commits to ongoing
    learning and development in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Social Justice areas and practicing relevant strategies to create more
    equitable and inclusive work and advising environments.

General Responsibilities

  • Provides academic
    counseling for students pursuing or considering majors, minors, or certificates. Guides students in planning their course of study in
    concert with the departments’ curricular requirements; explains curriculum requirements and school and campus policies.
  • Meets with
    students in groups and one-on-one to guide students in academic programs that will meet their educational needs and the requirements of
    their chosen major, minor, and/or certificate.
  • Assists students in making informed decisions about a choice of major and potential
    career or graduate school direction; helps students to assess their interests, values, and academic skills and to understand these in
    relation to major choice and potential future career/graduate school options.
  • Teaches students how to navigate university systems,
    academic processes, and policies; empowers student accountability in academic decisions about courses, career direction, and long-term
    plans; and provides guidance on avenues for increased involvement as an IU student and in the IU community.
  • Refers students to
    appropriate campus resources, such as academic support resources, placement programs, internship and overseas study opportunities, etc.
  • Tracks and monitors students’ academic progress, reviews and maintains confidential student records to ensure that students meet
    requirements and to document advising discussions, and communicates this information in a timely manner to students and to appropriate
    academic offices when necessary.
  • Represents the advising function as a presenter at campus meetings and recruiting functions;
    assists in developing written advising materials for use in student events.
  • Researches, recommends, or creates best practices for
    unit or campus initiatives, projects, processes, or programs and may provide guidance to other Academic Advisors.

Qualifications

EDUCATION

Required

  • Master’s degree in related
    field

WORK EXPERIENCE

Required

  • 2 years in student affairs,
    teaching, academic advising, or related field

Preferred

  • 3 years in student
    affairs, teaching, academic advising, or related field

  • Experience in a student-focused, higher education
    environment

Combinations of related education and experience may be considered

SKILLS

Required

  • Proficient communication skills
  • Maintains a high degree of
    professionalism
  • Demonstrates time management and priority setting skills
  • Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
  • Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
  • Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty
  • Highly thorough and dependable
  • Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure
  • Uses and learns new
    technology proficiently and changes practices with changing technology
  • Meets Best Practices and National Standards for Academic
    Advising
  • Understands and meets FERPA requirements

Working Conditions / Demands

This role requires
the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves
sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to
perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.

Job Classification

Career Level: Career

FLSA: Exempt

Job Function: Student Services

Job Family: Academic Advising

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employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion,
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