Academic Advisor

Jul 31, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Academic Advising
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Northeastern University

Academic Advisor

Requisition Number: STFR003906

Division/College: Undergraduate Education

Location: Boston Main Campus

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time


Advise and provide student services to Honors Program students. The University Honors Program is comprised of approximately 3,000 academically gifted students. The Advisor will be responsible for advising honors students on such issues as course selection, academic support, scholarly opportunities, senior clearance, junior / senior thesis projects and other academic related issues. Advisor must be comfortable working with students from every class year and be able to manage a large advising load that may span across a few colleges. Advisor should have an understanding of student needs and possess a student centered approach when interacting with students. The Advisor will also be responsible for coordinating programming for upperclass Honors students.

The advisor will also play an integral role in the University Honors Programs and events such as student recruitment, new student orientation, Welcome Week activities for incoming Honors students, mentoring Honors Living Learning Communities, preparing upperclass students for leadership roles, and other initiatives as needed. There are some weekend and evening hours required in this position to support programming.


Masters Degree in education or related field required and up to 2 years previous work experience in higher education required; advising experience desirable. Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills. Computer skills, experience working with database software / website maintenance desirable.
Ability to prioritize tasks and work collaboratively.
Experience working directly with students and providing excellent student programming opportunities highly desired.

Additional Information:

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.


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