Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the
state’s flagship institution. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is
just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the
nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power.
This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal
departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities,
embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit
organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for
our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the
nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed
to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and
staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three
missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our
community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.
The Undergraduate Advisor will report to the Advising Manager
and ensure the timely and high quality academic advising support to
incoming and current undergraduate students. Academic advising will
include providing information about the creation and review of
4-year plans, degree requirements, course selection, university
policies and procedures, degree progress, and graduation clearances
to a student body representing a variety of backgrounds and
abilities. Advising may take place in one-on-one or group settings
and in both face-to-face and online formats. The Undergraduate
Advisor will also assist in the coordination and execution of
events related to academics and student life for undergraduate
students within the College of Information Studies.
Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in
Information Science, Education or a related degree, and 2-3 years
of experience in academic advising. Knowledge and understanding of
student development and advising. Proficiency in oral, written, and
interpersonal communication, as well as computer literacy in MS
Office and other computer applications. Excellent customer service
skills. Must have the ability to function in a team-oriented
Master’s degree in higher education, education, information
science, or a related field.
Experience with University of Maryland, College Park undergraduate
programs, systems, and services.
Note: If you need an accommodation in the application process,
please notify iSchool HR at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The College of Information Studies strives to be a diverse,
equitable, inclusive, and welcoming environment. Hence, we strongly
encourage applications from people who identify as members of
underrepresented, underserved, and/or marginalized
There are 2 Academic
Advisor positions available