Friday, October 11, 2013

Academic Advisor, Northeastern Univ, Boston MA

Requisition Number: STFR001198
Division/College: College of Science
FT/PT: Full Time
Grade: 10
Position Summary:
The main mission of the academic advisor is to ensure a student-centered academic advising environment for students in the academic departments (biology, chemistry, earth and environmental science, mathematics, physics, and psychology) and academic programs (behavioral neuroscience, biochemistry, and linguistics) in the College of Science. Advisors work closely with faculty advisors in their assigned departments/programs, as well as with academic coordinators and other advisors in the college to: advise undergraduates on a wide range of academic issues from orientation through academic progress to graduation. Advisors may also develop and assess support programs to enhance the students’ academic experience and increase the retention of students, particularly freshmen, international students, and transfer students (NUin); coordinate various student services-related projects aimed at providing academic services and information to students; and may participate in teaching a first-year seminar course.
Provide the minimum level of qualifications required for an employee to succeed in this specific job.

Masters degree in an arts and sciences or education-related field required. Previous experience in higher education is preferred. Strong organizational, analytical, and interpersonal communication (both verbal and written) are necessary. Computer skills and experience in working with databases desirable. Ability to learn and effectively utilize the College and University-level computer systems in day-to-day advising is necessary. Ability to work well with a variety of personalities and to juggle many activities simultaneously, take initiative, follow through with projects and to work as an integral member of a team is necessary.

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Careers@Northeastern

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.