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Academic Advisor

Salve Regina University
Rhode Island, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Dec 6, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Other Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar, Counseling, Student Activities & Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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About Salve Regina University:

Salve Regina University, ranked as one of the most transformative colleges in the United States by Money Magazine, is a comprehensive Catholic University located in the scenic coastal community of Newport, Rhode Island. The University's commitment to academic success and personal discovery extends beyond its historic campus into a dynamic world where the application of higher thinking and skill are most valued. Salve Regina offers bachelor's and master's degree programs, graduate certificates, and doctoral programs in humanities, international relations and nursing. Enrollment includes more than 2,600 undergraduate and graduate students from across the U.S. and around the world.

Job Description:

  • Closely collaborate with the academic advising office, faculty advisors, academic departments, and staff across the university to provide a student-centered undergraduate advising experience.
  • Advise and monitor progress of assigned advisees, ensuring progress toward graduation in a timely fashion
  • Maintain an understanding of the curriculum, university policies, and campus resources
  • Develop supportive programs and resources to support students and faculty advisors in collaboration with the Academic Advising Coordinator
  • Participate in on-going training in all aspects of academic advising, including the use of technology and data management systems that support effective advising
  • Create and lead a peer advising model
  • Advise and monitor progress of assigned advisees, ensuring progress toward graduation in a timely fashion
  • Utilize a proactive advising approach, initiating contact with advisees as appropriate and implementing holistic advising practices
  • Collaborate with and support other advisors and faculty across campus
  • Assist in planning and executing of programs, as required
  • Work closely with the Registrar, Athletics, Counseling Services, Wellness Coordinator, Academic Center for Excellence, Disability Services, Student Activities, and academic departments to facilitate programs that meet the needs and developmental trajectory of the students.
  • Work closely with career services in order to provide up-to-date information to students related to career and major choices.
  • Assist the Office of Academic Advising to coordinate and administer the first-year student registration and advising process
  • Assist at-risk students with course selection to support student success goals; act as the liaison between at-risk student populations and the necessary offices that can provide support in areas of need
  • Coordinate efforts to continuously provide a high-quality and student-centered academic advising experience for students
  • Maintains up-to-date notes on a student's record


Required :
  • Master's Degree in Higher Education, student personnel, counseling, or a related field in hand by September 2022
  • A minimum of two years of experience in counseling, academic support, or academic advising (may include time as graduate student)
  • Demonstrated experience working with students from diverse backgrounds
  • Knowledge of first year student issues and advising techniques to support persistence to graduation
  • Commitment to NACADA's Core Values of Academic Advising
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication proficiency
  • Demonstrated ability to work with electronic student records
  • Strong record of student advocacy and productive and collaborative working relationships
  • Understanding of FERPA
  • Experience working with Ellucian Colleague; Ellucian Self-Service, Tutortrac, Microsoft Office, Zoom, Webex, Advocate
  • Demonstrated skills in assessment

Additional Information:

Salve Regina University offers generous benefits to eligible employees including:
  • health and dental coverage
  • life insurance
  • long-term disability
  • 403B plan
  • tuition benefits and more
Salve Regina University strives to provide equal opportunity in employment and education to all employees, students and applicants. No employee, student or applicant shall be discriminated against or harassed on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, age, marital or parental status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable federal or state law, in the administration of Salve Regina's employment policies, education policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other University administered programs. In accordance with Title IX, it does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any of its educational programs or activities. Salve Regina is also committed to making its programs and campus accessible to its visitors and compliant with all applicable non-discrimination laws.

Application Instructions:

Applicants must apply online for any open staff and faculty positions by providing a cover-letter and resume. Pre-employment background checks and reference checks are required of successful candidates. Salve Regina University participates in E-verify.


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