Academic Advisor

Virginia, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Jun 04, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The College of Sciences at Old Dominion University is seeking candidates for the Academic Advisor (full-time, 12 month) position. This position is responsible for the advising and retention initiatives and activities for all students in the College of Sciences. Other duties include: representing the College at campus functions such as orientation (PREVIEW), open houses, as well as coordinating and managing program, which require inter-departmental collaborations. This position is also expected to be available to instruct at least one section of the University 101 Academic Success course.

Required Education: Master’s degree in a related field or a bachelor’s degree with experience equivalent to a master’s degree.

Required Qualifications: Prior advising experience. Excellent interpersonal skills, including public speaking. Strong written communication skills and technical skills. Knowledge of counseling and student development theory or equivalent experience. General working knowledge of academic vocabulary and requirements. Effective organizational skills with versatility and problem-solving skills are a must.

Preferred Education: Master’s degree in counseling, public administration, or higher education.

Preferred Qualifications: Prior advising experience in a college or university setting. Some experience with academic programing and/or teaching.

Review Date: This position closes on June 18, 2021.

It is the policy of Old Dominion University to provide equal employment, educational and social opportunities for all persons, without regard to race (or traits historically associated with race including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation or genetic information. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.