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Advisor, Academics I/II/III

Auburn University
Alabama, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jan 19, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Counsellor Education, Administrative, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services, Counseling, Student Activities & Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Details

Requisition Number


Home Org Name

HCOB Office of Academic Advising

Division Name

College of Business

Position Title

Advisor, Academics I/II/III

Job Class Code


Appointment Status


Part-time FTE

Limited Term


Limited Term Length

Job Summary

Three positions available

The Student Services department in the Harbert College of Business at Auburn University is currently accepting applications for an Academic Advisor I/II/ III .

Under general supervision, this position will advise a large student population on course matriculation plans, academic action, problem resolution, opportunities for professional engagement and networking, and will empower students to achieve professional, personal, and academic goals. This position demonstrates proficient and comprehensive knowledge of all Business undergraduate programs, university policies, and advising applications/platforms. Additionally, this position will develop and oversee advising functions, apply specialized knowledge, and may serve as mentor/trainer of new Advisors peer advisors and support staff. Candidate will serve the Business Advising Office as part of a dynamic team of advisors. This position is also responsible for preparing and giving presentations to students, parents, and other constituents regarding academic requirements and expectations. As such, excellent verbal and written communications skills are expected as is a high degree of professionalism.

Essential Functions

Essential functions include but are not limited to: advising students in all matters related to academic and/or curriculum matters; interpreting University policies, procedures, and curriculum to students, faculty, and staff; clearing students for graduation and certifying minors; working with campus partners and advising colleagues to provide essential advising information; assisting with and coordinating registration procedures; advising for student cohort(s); conducting Camp War Eagle (new student orientation) and S.O.S. (transfer student orientation) academic evaluations and advising; evaluating and maintaining student records; and developing students’ self-awareness through analytical and creative thinking. The successful candidate will be expected to exhibit progress in his/her own professional development.

Education Level

Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.

Field of Study

Field of Study in Psychology, Counseling, Education, Communication, Business, or related field.

Years of Experience

Area of Experience

Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills. A desire to work as part of a team dynamic is also required. The College of Business is committed to cultivating culturally competent professionals. Candidate must be committed to building an inclusive and diverse community.

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

1.For Level I, zero years of advising experience is required.
2.For Level II, three years’ experience in advising of which 2 years includes full-time primary duties of advising in higher ed.
3.For Level III, five years’ experience in advising of which 4 years include fulltime primary duties of advising in higher education.

Education Level

Field of Study

Years of Experience

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

Desired Qualifications

Knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices and procedures in advising or counseling, and demonstrated commitment to and record of working with underrepresented students. Experience in advising students in a higher education setting, preferably with a large student population. Experience in Banner, Kronos, SSC Campus (Advise Assist), DegreeWorks or other student/client platforms/ CRM . Ability to learn new programs quickly and adapt to frequent changes.

Salary Grade


Salary Range

$31,300 - $65,500

Job Category

Academic Advising/Support

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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

Applicants must utilize the attachment feature of our online employment system and attach the following: cover letter, resume, and three professional references. Only complete applications will be considered.

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Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts
  2. Letter of Recommendation
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.
    • 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. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited institution in Psychology, Counseling, Education, Communication, Business, or related field?
    • Yes
    • No

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