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Academic Advisor

Northeastern University
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Sep 23, 2022

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Academic Advisor

About the Opportunity


The main mission of the Academic Advisor is to ensure a student-centered academic advising environment for students in the academic departments (biology, chemistry, earth and environmental science, mathematics, physics, and psychology) and academic programs (behavioral neuroscience, biochemistry, and linguistics) in the College of Science. Academic Advisors work closely with faculty advisors in their assigned departments/programs, as well as with academic coordinators and other advisors in the College to: advise undergraduates on a wide range of academic issues from orientation through academic progress to graduation. Academic Advisors may also develop and assess support programs to enhance the students' academic experience and increase the retention of students, particularly freshman, international students, and transfer students (NUin); coordinate various student services-related projects aimed at providing academic services and information to students; and may participate in teaching a first-year seminar course.


Masters degree in an arts and sciences or education-related field required. Previous experience in higher education is preferred. Strong organizational, analytical, and interpersonal communication (both verbal and written) are necessary. Computer skills and experience working with databases desirable. Ability to learn and effectively utilize the College and University-level computer systems in day-to-day advising is necessary. Ability to work well with a variety of personalities and to juggle many activities simultaneously, take initiative, follow through with projects and to work as an integral member of a team is necessary.

Position Type

Academic Administration

Additional Information

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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