Academic Adviser

South Carolina, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Sep 23, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Academic Adviser


Coastal Carolina University is accepting applications for the following position: Academic Adviser (Student Services Program Coordinator II) in the Wall College of Business.


Duties will include, but may not be limited to: providing academic advising for undergraduate business majors; teaching the first-year experience course or other course(s) as required; maintaining accurate academic records for undergraduate students; developing and maintaining college guides for majors and concentrations within the WCOB; evaluating the effectiveness of program annually; and maintaining familiarity with trends and concepts related to academic advising and teaching at the post-secondary level. Other administrative duties related to the Wall Center of Excellence as required.


Requirements: Master's degree and related experience are required.  At least two (2) years of full-time experience related to advising or mentoring college students and a degree in business from an AACSB accredited institution is preferred.  Previous experience in college orientation/transition programs for new students is desirable.


A successful candidate will also possess knowledge of the basic principles and theories of student development and educational administration; knowledge of the policies and procedures affecting the assigned program areas; knowledge of the techniques of individual or group counseling; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, parents, faculty, staff and the general public; the ability to identify, develop and implement programs and activities that will benefit the campus community; the ability to provide supportive counseling for a wide range of student problems.


Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, just nine miles from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 47 states and 61 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and Ph.D. degrees in Marine Science and Education.


Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.


Interested applicants may apply online at or in person in the Office of Human Resources and Equal Opportunity at Coastal Carolina University, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, name and contact information for at least three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


Student Services Program Coordinator II (CB70/130913), full-time position with benefits. SC State pay band: 05. Primary work hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Must be flexible to meet special scheduling needs of the University.


Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.