Academic Advisor (School of Nursing)

University of Maryland, Baltimore
Baltimore, Maryland
Mid $40,000s to low $50,000s
Posted Date
Aug 15, 2022

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

The University of Maryland School of Nursing (UMSON) is currently recruiting for an Academic Advisor and Support Coordinator in our Office of Academic and Career Success.

The Coordinator meets with and supports the achievements of student educational goals through three main thrusts: by providing academic advising to enrolled undergraduate and graduate students, by providing academic coaching in concert with UMB’s central services, and by helping to develop the holistic mission of student support at UMSON.

***This position is located in Baltimore, Maryland***

UMB offers a comprehensive benefits package that prioritizes wellness, work/life balance, and professional development. Exempt regular staff receive a generous leave package that includes over 4 weeks of vacation accrued each year, paid holidays, unlimited accrual of sick time, and comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; professional learning and development programs; tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any University System of Maryland school; and flexible work schedules and teleworking options (if applicable per job).

UMB employees are strongly encouraged to follow all CDC recommendations related to COVID-19 vaccinations and booster doses. Employees whose job duties require them to work in clinical settings or at clinical or field sites continue to be subject to the vaccine requirements of those sites. For additional information on protocols and exemptions, please visit the COVID-19 website.

Essential Functions:

  • Facilitate academic advising services to enrolled students.
  • Provide mentorship, program administration, leadership development and academic support services to enrolled students.
  • Interface with faculty and other administrators to troubleshoot individual and collective student issues, and make recommendations for issue resolution.
  • Manage academic support services for currently enrolled students.
  • Serves as a resource to students on academic policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Actively participated in workshops and presentations related to student success topics.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.





Education: Bachelor's degree. Master's degree preferred.

Experience: Two (2) years progressive experience working with college students with advising and/or academic support service experience. 

Preferred Experience: Experience working with student systems (Banner and DegreeWorks preferred).

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of position requirements. Knowledge of all applicable requirements, regulations, and laws. Skill in effective use of applicable technology/systems. Ability to effectively communicate both verbal and written thoughts, ideas, and facts. Ability to work cooperatively with others and independently. Ability to demonstrate, understand, apply, and adhere to the UMB Core Values of Respect and Integrity, Well-being and Sustainability, Equity and Justice, and Innovation and Discovery.

Hiring Range: Mid $40,000s to low $50,000s; commensurate with education and experience


UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy. For assistance related to employment, please contact the Staffing department at

If you anticipate needing a reasonable accommodation for a disability under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), during any part of the employment process, please submit a UMB Job Applicant Accommodation Request. You may also contact Please note that only inquiries concerning an ADA request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

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