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Academic Advising Coordinator

Georgia Southern University
Georgia, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Aug 16, 2022

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Administrative, Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
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Full Time
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Academic Advising Coordinator

Job ID: 247820
Location: Statesboro, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
Join Our Team at Georgia Southern!

Georgia Southern is a dynamic university with three vibrant campuses in Hinesville, Savannah and Statesboro serving the communities in Southeast Georgia. As a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution, our world-class scholars instruct about 26,000 students in associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral level degree programs. Whether you are seeking the charm of a small town, the traditions of a historical/urban destination near the beach or supporting our military service members and their families, Georgia Southern offers its faculty and staff the best of all worlds!

Beyond an ideal location, there is a place for you to work in an exciting environment abounding with opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are steeped in tradition and devoted to academic distinction in teaching, scholarship and service. In 2018 Forbes Magazine listed Georgia Southern, along with 10 other Georgia companies or institutions, as one of America's Best Midsize Employers. Georgia Southern University is passionate about serving our region while preparing our students to be lifelong scholars, leaders, and responsible stewards of their communities and the world.

Statesboro Campus

Department Information
Parker's College of Business Advising Center

Job Summary
Coordinate academic advising and monitoring within Department to ensure that proactive and quality approaches are taken with all students' advising needs. Provide professional guidance, consultation, representation and support to University administration on matters, trends, and issues pertaining to advisement and/or retention of students. This position has been identified by Federal Law (Jeanne Clery Act) as a Campus Security Authority (CSA), with significant student and campus responsibilities. CSA 's are obligated to report crimes reported to them which occurred on campus, in public areas bordering campus and in certain non-campus buildings owned or controlled (leased) by the University.

  • Perform related duties as assigned to support the mission of the University
  • Assist with data collection, data analysis, and creation of advising reports
  • Design, deliver, and maintain programs and special events aimed at student success, retention, progression, and graduation
  • Deliver academic advisement workshops/training sessions for faculty and advisors
  • Serve on University and statewide committees as appropriate to facilitate student success, academic operations, and compliance
  • Teach first-year experience courses
  • Provide leadership and advisement/Academic Affairs representation on committees that address student success through academic policy, advisement, orientation, and enrollment services improvements
  • Provide student concern resolution, referral, and/or follow-up
  • Manage budget activities for individual Advisement Center
  • Keep current on philosophy and trends in academic advising and incorporate this knowledge into advising programs
  • Assist in development and implementation of a shared vision and strategic plan for campus academic advising
  • Train, manage, and evaluate professional staff and student employees
  • Collaborate on design and development of academic components of new student orientation programs
  • Make recommendations to Associate Provost and Director of Academic Advising on modifications to policies and procedures that serve to improve student success, retention, persistence, progression, and graduation.
  • Provide leadership and support for university student success initiatives, including Momentum Year and Momentum Approach
  • Make recommendations to improve or modify policies and procedures that serve to improve student success, retention, and graduation
  • Consult with departments, colleges, and Office of the Provost to ensure sufficient number of core curriculum and major-specific courses

Required Qualifications
Educational Requirements
  • Master's Degree

Required Experience
  • Three (3) or more years of related work experience

Proposed Salary

Required Documents to Attach
  • Please provide two (2) professional references in the Required Documents to Attach section of your application

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Consistently exhibit engaging customer service
  • Ability to work well in a diverse and inclusive environment through commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion
  • Proficiency with computer and Microsoft Office applications software including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively

  • Adhere to University policies and procedures to meet Institutional goals and support University's mission for student success

  • Effective communication (verbal and written), organizational and human relations skills
  • Demonstrated commitment for customer service centered work ethic

Apply Before Date
August 25, 2022

Contact Information
For more information or questions about a job posting, please contact the Department of Human Resources by phone at (912) 478-6947 or by e-mail at

For technical support, please call the Shared Services Center at (877) 251-2644 or

Conditions of Employment
Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Southern University, as determined by Georgia Southern University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Legally authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the University.

Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Community.

Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Georgia Southern University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-6947.

Other Information
  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Work generally performed in office environment
  • Workweek may occasionally extend beyond 40 hours to evenings and weekends
  • May be required to travel occasionally
  • This is a supervisory position
  • This position does not have any financial responsibilities
  • No, this position will not be required to drive
  • This role is considered a position of trust
  • This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card

Background Check
Position of Trust and Education

Other Information
Believing that diversity, equity, and inclusion contribute to excellence in the workplace and to the quality of the University's academic environment, Georgia Southern University is committed to recruiting and retaining diverse faculty and staff to support, promote, and serve a diverse student body and promote Inclusive Excellence. Candidates from underrepresented groups, whose work furthers the institution's Inclusive Excellence goals, and who bring to campus varied life experiences, perspectives and backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.

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