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Academic Advisor

Employer
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Location
Prescott, Arizona, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
May 23, 2024
Job Description

The Opportunity:

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Prescott, Arizona campus is looking to hire an Academic Advisor to support the College Advising Team. Embry-Riddle's Prescott Campus is respected worldwide for cutting-edge instruction and training for tomorrow’s aviation, aerospace, security, and intelligence leaders. Prescott is a mile-high city and its climate reflects seasonable weather excellent for flying. Daytime averages are 80°F in the summer and 45°F in the winter. At 5,000 ft. above sea level, it boasts a mild climate, clean air, pristine wilderness areas, and nearby national forests. The university is a small, private, residential university in the mountains of Arizona with approximately 3,500 students. Staff/faculty/student interaction is highly valued and is a central theme of our campus. It is located 100 miles north of Phoenix and 120 miles south of the Grand Canyon.

Academic Advising
  • Utilize student development theories and Appreciative Advising model to frame advising sessions and communicate effectively with students.
  • Assist students with registration, course selection, schedule changes, academic planning, college adjustment, and referral to college resources.
  • Educate students on university policies and procedures, degree requirements, application of transfer credit, and the value of engagement in co-curricular and extra-curricular activities.
  • Collaborate with faculty to monitor student progress and provide outreach to students as needed, suggesting strategies for academic improvement and success.
  • Teach conflict resolution and problem solving skills related to academic matters.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in using Microsoft products such as Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Engage in professional development to maintain and enhance relevant advising skills and knowledge.
Event Planning and Implementation
  • Assist university colleagues in the planning and implementation of events such as New Student Orientation, Spring Preview Day, and Open House.
  • Facilitate connections with potential and current students and parents at university events.
Administrative Duties
  • Work collaboratively with academic advisors from all university Colleges to enhance advising services and implement strategies that further student success.
  • Participate in department meetings and functions as needed.
  • Serve as liaison to Admissions, Registrar/Records, Housing, Cashier’s Office, Dean of Students Office, International Student Services, Study Abroad, and other departments and colleges as necessary.
  • Maintain accurate records using technology resources.
  • May work with Campus Academic Mentors (CAMs) on their registration, orientation, and UNIV responsibilities.
  • Other duties as assigned based on the needs of the College.
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 .

Embry-Riddle is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity. Embry-Riddle is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. We continually strive to recognize, respect, and celebrate differences and cultural identities among individuals as we recruit, support, and embrace our diverse community. We work to provide a safe and inclusive environment and to create a climate free of discrimination where cultural competency is fostered through leadership, integrity, care, and respect.

Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree. Area of study: STEM subject, psychology, sociology, counseling, communication, education or other related field.

  • Academic Advising experience.

Preferred Education:
  • Master’s degree. Area of study: Higher Education, counseling, psychology, STEM subject, or other related field.

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