Academic Advisor

Northeastern University
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Closing date
Sep 27, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

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Academic Advisor

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:
Under the supervision of the Assistant Director - Academic Advising, this position delivers holistic, inclusive, developmental, and student-focused academic advising to undergraduate students in the Khoury College of Computer Sciences including identifying students' interests, abilities, and academic goals and in making decisions regarding their academic career.

Academic Advisors assist in identifying struggling or at-risk students including making appropriate referrals to other college resources; schedule building, registration assistance, add/drop or withdrawal assistance, and major declaration; maintain detailed student records; participates in recruitment activities, programs, and initiatives including providing advising information to prospective students and orientation advising; participates in departmental and committee meetings as appropriate for supporting assigned students; develops and coordinates relationships with various offices on campus to better serve students; facilitates multiple sections of the First Year Experience course. The Academic Advisor works to foster a welcoming, nurturing, and belonging environment for all students, including those underrepresented in the computer sciences.

Master's Degree in Higher Education, Counseling, Social Work, or other relevant fields; experience working with diverse student populations; excellent oral and written communication skills; understanding of educational requirements and advising processes; demonstrated technology proficiency with various software applications; strong organizational skills; experience working as part of a team.

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Additional Information:
There are 4 new openings for this position due to increased enrollment and college need

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.

To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see

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