Academic Advisor, Roux Institute

Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Oct 19, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Academic Advisor, Roux Institute

About Northeastern:
Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

About the Opportunity:
The Roux Institute seeks an energetic, self-starter to serve a growing population of graduate students in a dynamic and fast pasted new educational organization. The Academic Advisor will support all graduate program administrative activities including advising students on academic and curriculum/registration matters; serve as liaison between the Roux Institute, the Colleges, and all University offices that handle matters pertaining to graduate students.

Maintain the graduate student database utilizing Salesforces, Banner, and the Argos systems. Prepare reports and analyses for Academic Operations. Provide a high level of student service to diverse learners from a variety of different pathways: recent college graduates as well as early/mid career learners who are seeking additional competencies to support their work, including corporate learners and international students. Assist the Director of Learner Services in facilitating holistic student development and engagement opportunities.

Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree preferred. 2-3 years of experience required, preferably in a higher education setting. Ideal candidate will have excellent communication, interpersonal, student development and counseling skills. Proven ability to multi-task independently and collaboratively across a complex organization in a fast-paced work environment. The candidate must (1) have strong computer skills, with proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Teams, and PowerPoint; (2) be able to exercise sharp critical thinking skills and sound judgement; (3) be detail oriented and have strong prioritization, time management, and follow-through skills; (4) have demonstrated sensitivity to the needs and concerns of a diverse student population.

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Additional Information:
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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