Academic Advisor I
Classification Title: Academic Advisor I
Division: Student Affairs and Enrollment Management
Department: Advising Center
Nature of Work
Provide academic advising to specified student populations in the undergraduate programs. Assist with Academic Advising for new and transfer students at orientations. Maintain detailed records of appointments including information disseminated to students; refer students to appropriate campus resources; adhere to all policies associated with the university, particularly those regarding confidentiality of student information. Participate in outreach efforts to connect students to advising and to increase graduation and retention rates. Ability to use technology including, but not limited to, Microsoft Office, Grades First, Student Success Collaborative, College Scheduler and Banner.
Bachelor’s degree required. Prefer one year of experience in higher education, in advising or related area such as student academic support, housing, or other area of student affairs. Possess an understanding of student developmental theory.
Salary $35,796 minimum - $46,740 midpoint
Physical Requirements/Working Conditions
Normal office environment. The ability to lift up to 25 lbs. Travel across campus required.
Notice to Applicants
Please be advised that should you be recommended for a position, the University System of Georgia Board of Regents policy requires the completion of a background check as a prior condition of employment.