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Requisition ID:  11179

Senior Academic Advisor/Coordinating Academic Advisor

Job Summary

Serve as Coordinating Academic Advisor for students in the College of Health & Human Sciences.  Primary advising area will be for students in the Department of Public Health. Duties will include advising, meeting with prospective students and families, and serving as department liaison.


Required:

  • Master's degree in Higher Education Administration, College Student Personnel, or related field
  • Three (3) years of experience with academic advising, student services, student affairs, career development, counseling, and/or related field
  • Experience with academic advising
  • Excellent oral, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to influence and build working relationships among a diverse workforce at all levels
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with emphasis on accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with faculty, staff, students, and parents
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret and administer academic policy
  • Ability to facilitate training and orientation activities
  • Ability to identify and determine problems, analyze information, and implement solutions
  • Ability and willingness to work in a changing environment
  • Possess a learning orientation to changing technology
  • Capable of taking initiative, assuming responsibility and handling confidential information with discretion
  • Ability to work independently and contribute to a team environment
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint


Preferred:

  • Knowledge of undergraduate student recruitment
  • Knowledge of programs and majors at Purdue University
  • Familiarity with MyPurdue, Banner, COGNOS 
  • Knowledge of developmental learning theories

 

Additional Information: 
Applicants must submit a resume and a cover letter
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


 

Education
Master's Degree
Experience
2-3 years of experience
FLSA Status
Exempt