Academic Advisor for the Advising Center in the College of Nursing and Health Professions

Indiana, United States
Salary Not specified
Mar 01, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

The University of Southern Indiana invites applications for the position of Academic Advisor for the Advising Center in the College of Nursing and Health Professions. This is a full-time administrative position with responsibility for serving as academic advisor to and monitoring the academic progress of students majoring in disciplines in the College of Nursing and Health Professions.


The advisor will counsel students regarding their program curriculum and course selection and have ongoing communication with advisees regarding their progress in meeting academic and graduation goals. The advisor may also serve as an initial point of contact for prospective students. The advisor will work closely with faculty in the College. Additionally, the advisor will participate in student development programs, individual and group orientations and advising activities, College information sessions, student recruitment activities, and advisor and faculty development programs.

Essential Knowledge and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred.
  • One to three years’ experience working with students in higher education.
  • Ability to make decisions independently required.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data required.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Experience working with a student information system (e.g., BANNER, etc.) preferred.
  • Knowledge of microcomputers, word processing, spreadsheet, presentation software, and electronic mail required.


The Advising Center seeks a collaborative individual with a dedicated student focus, a commitment to diversity and inclusion, and a deep knowledge of factors that increase student success.


To apply, please follow the directions on the USI Careers Home page to log in or set up an account. When you select the Apply to this Job link near the top of this page, you will be prompted to complete the appropriate application. When completing the application, you will be given the opportunity to attach the additional documents required for this position which include (1) letter of application; (2) current curriculum vitae; (3) statement of advising philosophy; (4) unofficial transcripts and (5) names and full contact information including e-mail addresses for three professional references. Materials should be provided electronically within this web-based applicant system and to the attention of Connie Walker, Search Committee Chair. Official transcripts required at a later stage.


Position to begin as soon as possible. For priority consideration, please submit applicant materials by March 21, 2021.


As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, the University of Southern Indiana considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy or marital status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other category protected by law or identified by the University as a protected class.