Employment Opportunity Detail

Senior Academic Advisor

The University of Evansville is a leading institution committed to academic excellence, fostering a vibrant and diverse community of scholars. We are currently seeking a highly qualified and experienced individual to join our team as a Senior Academic Advisor.

General Job Description:

The Senior Academic Advisor plays a pivotal role in supporting students who are undeclared, seeking to change majors, or facing academic challenges. Serving as the primary point of contact for the academic advising team, this position is instrumental in guiding students through crucial decisions regarding their academic journey.

Essential Functions:

- Collaborate with students across schools and majors to provide comprehensive academic advising support.

- Conduct midterm outreach, follow up on Purple Post communications, and offer guidance during registration periods.

- Facilitate start-of-semester schedule adjustments for students.

- Organize and lead workshops, engage in student outreach initiatives, and establish effective communication with academic departments.

- Coordinate efforts with the Manager of Retention for seamless execution of academic advising strategies.

Essential Knowledge and Skills:

- Critical thinking and problem-solving abilities.

- Excellent organizational skills with a keen attention to detail.

- Clear and effective communication skills.

- Proactive follow-up on outstanding tasks and student communication.

- Strong coordination skills to organize tasks within the advising team.

Working Relationships:

- Collaborate with the Academic Services Team to coordinate office efforts.

- Work closely with students to advise and plan schedules, addressing academic difficulties.

- Engage with faculty on student issues, advising outreach, and SOAR (Student Orientation, Advising, and Registration) preparation.

Physical and Mental Effort:

- Occasionally lift and carry office supplies/equipment for campus functions.

- Ability to read, interpret, and relate policies.

Work Hours/Travel Requirements:

- Monday to Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

- Two Saturdays per year for Commencement and Move-In events.

- Occasional optional travel for conferences.

Application Process:

To apply for this position, please complete the online application located at http://www.evansville.edu/offices/hr/employmentApp.cfm.

University of Evansville is an equal opportunity employer and encourages candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.

The University of Evansville expects all members of its community to treat each other with respect and civility. Harassing behaviors directed towards any member of our community will not be tolerated. As part of its commitment to non-discrimination, the University specifically prohibits harassment based on any other characteristics set forth in its nondiscrimination statement as follows: including race, color, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, creed or religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status and all federally protected groups/classes. Any form of harassment undermines the mission of the University and negatively impacts the University community as a whole.

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