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Academic Advisor

East Carolina University
North Carolina, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Aug 25, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services
Employment Level
Salary Band
Commensurate with Experience
Employment Type
Full Time
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East Carolina University

Academic Advisor
Vacancy #:   002343
Recruitment Range:  Commensurate with Qualifications
Closing Date:  Open Until Filled

Organizational Unit Overview
The Office of Student Services is part of the College of Nursing in the Health Science Division. Student Services is responsible for the oversight of recruitment, admission, advisement of intended and declared nursing majors, registration, clinical compliance and graduation services in the college. This office serves approximately 1500 intended majors, 650 declared undergraduate majors, 650 graduate students and 30 doctoral students as well as numerous prospective students.

Job Duties
The ECU, College of Nursing is currently seeking applications of an Academic Advisor to serve as a member of the academic advising team. The primary purpose of this position is to provide academic advising to enrolled, intended and declared nursing majors. Below is a list of specific job duties and responsibilities.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Assists students in analyzing and evaluating academic needs/choices to increase retention and timely graduation.
  • Provides readily available academic advisement to meet student needs to increase retention.
  • Makes referrals to College of Nursing counselor, Director of Student Services, and the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Program.
  • Provides a centralized source of accurate and up-to-date information for academic and career planning.
  • Provides clarification of University and College of Nursing policies and procedures.
  • Advises students as to appropriate courses to meet degree/graduation requirements.
  • Implements the advising/registration process for students.
  • Assists during university freshman orientation and College of Nursing orientations.
  • Meets with prospective students and families.
  • Teach a section of COAD 1000.

Minimum Education/Experience

  • Master’s degree in nursing, counseling, or education, or a related field.
  • Substantial knowledge of the academic rules and policies of the University and a College of Nursing

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

  • Extensive knowledge in the requirements for the degree program in the College of Nursing
  • Knowledge of degree requirements for related programs in other areas

Special Instructions to Applicant
East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. In addition to submitting a candidate profile online, please submit online the required applicant documents: 

  • Curriculum Vitae 
  • Letter of Interest 
  • List of Three References (noting contact information)

Additional Instructions to Applicant
In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.

Applications will be considered until position is filled. Please submit an online ECU application for vacancy #002343 to ECU Human Resources at

East Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 

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