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Undergraduate Academic Advisor I, Daytona Beach Campus

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Daytona Beach, Florida, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
May 17, 2024
Job Description

The Opportunity:

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) is now hiring multiple Undergraduate Academic Advisor Level I positions to support the College of Aviation and College of Engineering at the Daytona Beach campus. ERAU has a strong commitment to student success and the advisor plays a critical role in advising students to achieve that success. The Academic Advisor will serve as the primary advisor for their assigned students. Academic Advisors work closely with the faculty mentors and other student service departments to provide students the support and resources needed to achieve their goals.

Responsibilities include:
  • Academic advising
    • Provide day-to-day academic advising to assigned students on degree programs, including course selection, academic planning, college adjustment, and referrals to university resources.
    • Conduct timely outreach to at-risk students and help them create action plans for improvement.
    • Educate students on university policies and procedures.
    • Monitor student academic progress and maintain accurate records utilizing tools such as PeopleSoft Campus Solutions and Salesforce.
    • Assist students with problem-solving and decision-making processes.
    • Ability to work with diverse student populations.
    • Utilize theories of student development and the Appreciative Advising model in student interactions.
  • Collaboration with faculty, staff, and administration
    • Work collaboratively with faculty and college administration to manage student issues and to implement policies and practices that support College and University goals.
    • Design and deliver presentations on advising-related topics to students, parents, faculty, and staff.
    • Participate in College meetings and on University committees as needed.
    • Coordinate with other campus departments to plan and implement events such as: New Student Orientation, Student Preview Day, and ERAU Open Houses.
    • Serve as an effective liaison with Admissions and other student service departments; ERNIE Central, Records, Housing, Student Financial Services, Dean of Students Office, International Student & Scholar Services, Veteran Student Services, Financial Aid, Athletics, Student Engagement, and other departments as needed.
  • Special projects/assignments; keep abreast of current advising trends, professional development
    • Special projects may include teaching and participating in UNIV 101, supervising student employees, creating reports, developing advising materials such as flowcharts, retention initiatives, etc.
    • Engage in professional development to maintain and enhance relevant advising skills and knowledge.
About Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University:

At Embry-Riddle, we take pride in our position as the world's largest and most comprehensive university dedicated to aviation and aerospace. Located in Daytona Beach, Florida, and Prescott, Arizona, our esteemed residential campuses offer a prestigious educational experience. However, our commitment to education knows no borders as our Worldwide campus expands our reach globally, providing a world-class education online and at approximately 110 locations across the United States, Asia, Europe, and Central and South America. This breadth of reach ensures that students can access our exceptional programs without geographical limitations.

With a history spanning nearly a century, we have continually adapted to the dynamic needs of the industries we support. In the Academic Year 2022-23, we welcomed over 11,100 students to our residential campuses and over 19,000 students at our worldwide campus.

Join our global community and embark on a journey of academic excellence and limitless possibilities. Employees working more than 30 hours a week can enjoy medical, dental and vision benefits, an amazing retirement plan with immediate vesting that includes a 6% gift and up to 4% match, free tuition for employees and their immediate family members, and a generous personal leave program. To find out more about our benefits and why ERAU has been named a “Great College to Work For” for 13 consecutive years, visit our careers page .


Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Minimum of 1-3 years of related work experience, including ability to articulate components of effective academic advising practices; demonstrated use of proactive and/or innovative approaches to working with college students which resulted in positive outcomes in persistence and retention.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft products such as Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Appreciative Advising certification and/or training.
  • Experience with PeopleSoft Campus Solutions and Salesforce or other advising tools

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