Academic Advisor

Oct 09, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Academic Advising
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Northeastern University

Academic Advisor

Requisition Number: STFR004076

Division/College: Undergraduate Education

Location: Boston Main Campus

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time


Reporting to the Director of the University PreHealth Program, the PreHealth Advisor supports the mission of the PreHealth Program, provides resources and advising services to Northeastern students and alums regarding preparation for postgraduate four-year health professional schools (allopathic and osteopathic medicine, dental medicine, optometric medicine, podiatric medicine, and veterinary medicine) and facilitates the application process.


  • Provide advice and counseling from freshman to alumni though individual and group appointments
  • Clearly communicate PreHealth Program and Committee Letter eligibility requirements
  • Manage letter service (letter collection, verification, processing and distribution)
  • Compile applicant information
  • Review and respond to student assessments
  • Organize and coordinate events and programs
  • Lead student/applicant evening workshops
  • Serve as advisor for student organizations


    Master’s degree in the sciences, health, education, counseling, or similar fields. Prior student advising experience required. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to relate empathetically and realistically to students, parents, and alumni. Ability to assimilate large quantities of new information, set priorities, meet deadlines, pay attention to detail, multi-task, and work with minimal supervision.

    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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