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Academic Advisor

Auburn University
Auburn, Alabama, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
May 17, 2024

Job Details

Position Details

Position Information

Requisition Number

Home Org Name
Liberal Arts Administration

Division Name
College of Liberal Arts

Position Title
Academic Advisor

Job Class Code
AA48, AA49

Appointment Status

Part-time FTE

Limited Term

Limited Term Length

Job Summary

The College of Liberal Arts ( CLA ) seeks candidates for an Academic Advisor I or II position. The candidate will advise undergraduate students on course matriculation plans, academic action, problem resolution, opportunities for engagement and career development, and will empower students to achieve professional, personal, and academic goals. This position demonstrates proficient and comprehensive knowledge of CLA undergraduate programs, university policies, and advising applications/platforms. The selected candidate will serve the CLA Advising Office as part of a dynamic team of Advisors.

To learn more about the College of Liberal Arts please visit:

About Auburn:
Auburn was named by Forbes Magazine as one of the state of Alabama’s best employers, with employees staying an average of ten years! Learn more about Auburn’s impact, generous employee benefits, and thriving community by visiting .

It’s a Lifestyle: The Auburn/Opelika area is a page right out of Southern Living magazine with an idyllic small-town feel, perfecting a unique balance between a close-knit community and driving consistent growth and development. Paralleling the exponential growth of Auburn University, the Auburn/Opelika area boasts services and amenities that cater to any interest. We’re proud of our top school systems, city services, award-winning restaurants, and the infectious spirit of life in a college town. You can find us nestled halfway between the beach and the mountains in a lower-cost-of-living area, two hours outside of Atlanta or Birmingham. If you’re new to Auburn, we’d love to introduce you. If you’re already acquainted with Auburn, we’ll keep it simple: it’s time to come home!

Our Commitment: Auburn University is committed to a diverse and inclusive campus environment. Visit to learn more about our commitment to expanding equity and inclusion for all.

Essential Functions

Essential functions include but are not limited to:
  • Advise students in academic and/or curriculum matters
  • Interpret University policies, procedures, and curriculum to students and other stakeholders
  • Evaluate and maintain confidential student records
  • Work with campus partners, academic departments, and advising colleagues to provide essential advising information
  • Assist with and coordinate registration procedures
  • Conduct new student orientation programs
  • Complete academic evaluations and certification processes
  • Provide students with information regarding opportunities for professional and career development
Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution

Level I: No experience
Level II: Experience in advising of which 2 years includes full-time primary duties of advising in higher education

Substitutions allowed for Experience:
When a candidate has the required education, but lacks the required experience, a related and relevant graduate degree may substitute for two (2) year’s experience

Minimum Skills, License, and Certifications

Minimum Skills and Abilities

In-depth and comprehensive knowledge of advising policies, practices, and procedures at the postsecondary level.

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

Desired Qualifications

Desired Qualifications
  • A Master’s degree from an accredited institution in Counseling, Communication, Education, or a relevant field
  • Knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures in academic advising
  • Experience working with students in a higher education setting
  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Experience in Microsoft Office, Banner, EAB, and DegreeWorks
Posting Detail Information

Salary Range
$34,500 - $56,900

Job Category
Academic Advising/Support

Working Hours if Non-Traditional

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Posting Date

Closing Date

EEO Statement

Auburn University is committed to an inclusive and diverse campus environment. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Special Instructions to Applicants

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Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Other
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please select how you first became aware of this opportunity. Your response helps us determine how we can more effectively reach our candidates.
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    • AcademicKeys
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • DiversityJobs
    • HigherEdJobs
    • HERC (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • Indeed
    • RecruitMilitary
    • The Tuskegee News
    • Professional organization or journal
    • Veterans Assistance Services
    • Disability Assistance Services
    • State Employment Service
    • Social Media
    • AU Job Bulletin
    • Notified by an Auburn employee
    • College or university Career Services
    • I went to the AU Employment Website directly (
    • Other
  2. * Please select the answer that best describes your current employment relationship with Auburn University:
    • Current full-time Auburn or AUM employee within probationary period
    • Current full-time Auburn or AUM employee outside of probationary period
    • Current part-time Auburn or AUM employee
    • Not an Auburn or AUM employee
  3. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution?
    • Yes
    • No


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