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Requisition ID:  10264

Academic Advisor

Job Summary

*Updated June 16, 2020*: At this time, this position is actively recruiting and accepting applications. Please include a cover letter and list of references with your application.


Purdue’s College of Pharmacy is seeking an academic advisor. The academic advisor is responsible for all aspects of advising for incoming and current students regarding courses, activities, progress towards degree, internships, graduate programs, professional school, and audits of each student’s records. The academic advisor will assist the department and the college with recruitment, transition, and retention efforts. The advisor will assist students interested in CODO, transfers from other institutions, reentry, or readmissions into programs and departments. The advisor will be aware of resources across campus and will be able to direct students to the appropriate office &/or person. The advisor will be aware of and convey relevant institutional policies.



  • Master's degree in relevant field           
  • One year of academic advising or related work experience
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills  
  • Knowledge of academic advising
  • Must be able to lead collaborative groups of faculty, staff, students, and parents
  • Excellent leadership, planning problem-solving, organizational, project management, and customer support skills
  • Ability to analyze data, identify trends, and communicate impact
  • Must be able to multi-task
  • Basic skills in Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint



  • Experience with student advising
  • Knowledge of programs and majors at Purdue University


Additional Information:

  • Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization for this position  
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position
  • FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime)
  • Retirement Eligibility:  Defined Contribution Waiting Period
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply