Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is now hiring an Academic
Advisor in the Department of Undergraduate Advising 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 advisors and other student service departments to
provide students the support and resources needed to achieve their
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
Assist students with problem-solving and decision-making
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
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 Services, Veteran student services, Financial Aid,
Athletics, Student Engagement, and other departments as
Special projects may include teaching and participating in UNIV
101, supervising student employees, creating reports, developing
advising materials such as flowcharts, retention initiatives,
Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication
Demonstrate proficiency in using Microsoft products such as
Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
Engage in professional development to maintain and enhance
relevant advising skills and knowledge.
Minimum of 1-3 years of advising related experience.
Ability to articulate components of effective academic advising
Demonstrated use of proactive and/or innovative approaches to
working with college students which resulted in positive outcomes
in persistence and retention.