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and innovation. Nova Southeastern University offers competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package including tuition waiver,
retirement plan, excellent medical and dental plans and much more. NSU cares about the health, welfare and its students, faculty, staff, and
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Graduate Academic Advisor II – 995518
Full Time with Full Benefits
Commensurate with experience
Subject to Grant Funding?:
The first priority of all members of the NSU Law team is to serve the Law Center’s students, faculty, and patrons.
Each team member will not be limited by this job description in an effort to assist our constituency, but will perform tasks assigned by
supervisor(s). Team members will be readily available, visible, and accessible to students, faculty, and patrons, and if unable to answer an
inquiry, they will ensure assistance is provided by another member of the NSU Law team.
1. Maintains current knowledge of program
requirements, course requirements, and sequencing, and establishes and maintains relationships with program faculty.
2. Tracks and
monitors student academic progress for assigned program(s) or cohorts.
3. Reviews, resolves, and communicates decisions regarding
extensions of time to complete coursework in accordance with established policies and procedures.
4. Advises students on issues such as
course selection, progress toward graduation, and career decisions.
5. Counsels students regarding educational issues, such as course
and program selection, class scheduling and registration. May conduct exit interviews for student withdrawals.
6. Counsels students
regarding educational issues, as course and program selection, progress toward graduation, and career decisions. May conduct exit interviews
for student withdrawals.
7. Counsels individuals to help them understand and overcome personal, social, or behavioral problems affecting
their educational situations.
8. Reviews degree plans to ensure that students meet graduation requirements. Advises students on
continuing graduate requirements.
9. Reviews degree plans to ensure that students meet graduation requirements. Advises students on
graduate medical education (residency) entrance requirements.
10. Refers students to degree programs and concentrations.
students with information on topics, such as college degree programs, admission requirements, and financial aid opportunities.
Assesses needs for assistance, such as rehabilitation, financial aid, or additional training, and refers clients to the appropriate
13. Participates in recruitment and enrollment activities.
14. Prepares reports on outreach to students and activities as
required by administration.
15. Maintains accurate and complete student records as required by laws, policies, and administrative
16. Attends meetings, educational conferences, and training workshops and serves on committees.
17. Completes special
projects as assigned.
18. Performs other duties as assigned or required.
Marginal Job Functions:
requests, and determines action plan for important and emergency matters.
2. Interprets and follows policies, procedures and
Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
1. Customer and Personal Service – General
knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality
standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
2. Psychology – General knowledge of human behavior and performance,
individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment
and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.
3. Therapy and Counseling – General knowledge of principles, methods, and procedures
for diagnostic, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions, and for career counseling and guidance.
Language – Working knowledge of the structure and content of a foreign (non-English) language including the meaning and spelling of words,
rules of composition and grammar, and pronunciation.
1. Active Listening – Proficient skills in giving full attention to
what other people are saying, taking time to under the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at
2. Speaking – Proficient skills in talking to others to convey information effectively.
3. Reading Comprehension
– Proficient understanding of written sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents.
4. Social Perceptiveness – Proficient skills in
being aware of others’ reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
5. Critical Thinking – Proficient skills in using logic and
reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
6. Writing –
Proficient skills in communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
7. Judgment and Decision Making –
Proficient skills in considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the appropriate one.
Orientation – Proficient skills in actively looking for ways to help people.
9. General skills in using of MS Office Suite (Outlook,
Word, and Excel).
1. Deductive Reasoning – The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers
that make sense.
2. Problem Sensitivity – The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve
solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
3. Inductive Reasoning – The ability to combine pieces of information to form
general rules or conclusions (including finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
1. Speech Recognition – Must be able to identify and understand the speech of another person.
2. Speech Clarity – Must be
able to speak clearly so others can understand you.
3. Near Vision – Must be able to see details at close range (within a few feet of the
4. Travel – Must be able to travel on a daily basis and/or overnight basis.
5. May be required to work nights or weekends.
6. May be exposed to short, intermittent, and/or prolonged periods of sitting and/or standing in performance of job duties.
7. May be
required to accomplish job duties using various types of equipment/supplies, to include but not limited to pens, pencils, and computer
The first priority of all members of the NSU Law team is to serve the Law Center’s
students, faculty, and patrons. Each team member will not be limited by this job description in an effort to assist our constituency, but
will perform tasks assigned by supervisor(s). Team members will be readily available, visible, and accessible to students, faculty, and
patrons, and if unable to answer an inquiry, they will ensure assistance is provided by another member of the NSU Law
Major (if required):
Two (2) to five (5) years of student
advising experience in an academic environment.
Master’s Degree and up to two years of
student advising experience.
Is this a safety sensitive position?
To ensure a safe learning environment for students and
staff, as a condition of employment the selected candidate will need to provide proof of a completed COVID-19 vaccination prior to
commencement of employment or an approved exemption and reasonable accommodation.
Southeastern University is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to
applicants or employees with disabilities, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary.