Academic Advisor

San Jose State University
San Jose, California
Feb 13, 2018
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Academic Advising
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Title:  Academic Advisor

Job ID: 24420

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Code: 3084

Department: H&A Student Success Center


About the Position

The Academic Advisor will work independently and with a team of advisors under general direction to provide academic advising, student success data analysis, and related support services for students in all majors in the College of Humanities and the Arts. Such services may include providing information and guidance to students; helping students think through problems and select suitable solutions or courses of action; evaluating student needs and authorizing services; creating, coordinating, and administering programs, events, and projects; articulating the needs of individual students and groups of students to university administrators, faculty, and staff; and providing support and assistance to students facing a variety of personal as well as institutional problems, questions, and challenges.


Working independently, the Academic Advisor develops, coordinates, implements and assesses strategies and academic support services to ensure student retention and success through timely graduation. The advisor also evaluates and analyzes student success related data and reports such analyses to the Director, Dean, and chairs. The advisor gathers, synthesizes, and presents student success information, as appropriate, to the Director, Dean, chairs, and program coordinators to improve effectiveness in student success as it relates, for example, to scheduling, articulation, retention, graduation rates, student satisfaction, and other critically important issues.


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Equal Employment Statement:

SJSU is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer.  We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability.


It is the policy of SJSU to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities who self disclose.

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