Academic Advisor I

Job description

Job Title: Academic Advisor I
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 223220
Job Summary

Provide information and counsel to undergraduate and graduate students within an assigned area regarding their academic pursuits and progress. Prepare and maintain associated student records. This position will interact on a consistent basis with: current and potential students, parents, faculty, staff, and general public. This position typically will advise and counsel: students. This position will supervise: NA.


Job Duty 1 -
Meet with students concerning questions and issues regarding various aspects of their academic program. May include questions regarding academic program requirements, registration, permits, overloads, degree petitions, change of major, commencement, curriculum, academic progress, and Institute policy

Job Duty 2 -
Perform reference searches and records access in conjunction with student inquiries.

Job Duty 3 -
Respond to faculty request for assistance in administrative or student related matters.

Job Duty 4 -
Prepare assessment reports; maintain student related records, files and databases;

Job Duty 5 -
Review and process curriculum related actions.

Job Duty 6 -
May interact with other academic units in conjunction with joint programs

Job Duty 7 -
May schedule and coordinate student events.

Job Duty 8 -
Perform other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
Bachelor's Degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Required Experience
Three to four years of job related experience

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications
- Ability to effectively interact with graduate-level prospective students, applicants and enrolled students from diverse cultures.
- Communicate clearly and efficiently in writing.
- Knowledge with Salesforce CRM.
- Proficient in BANNER and GT Reports; Both detail and process oriented in complex and routine tasks
- Ability to work in a very fast-paced and changing environment
- Ability to make decisions, both swiftly and independently
- Strong understanding of business practices, principles and communication

-Proficient in Exel and other Microsoft Office suite products

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

This job requires knowledge of university level academic program requirements and related administrative processes within assigned area. Also required are verbal, written and interpersonal communications skills and basic computer skills

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Tech provides equal opportunity to all faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including applicants for admission and/or employment, contractors, volunteers, and participants in institutional programs, activities, or services. Georgia Tech complies with all applicable laws and regulations governing equal opportunity in the workplace and in educational activities. Georgia Tech prohibits discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions. This prohibition applies to faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including affiliates, invitees, and guests.

Other Information

This position depending on experience will pay between $45,000-$50,000 plus full benefits.

This role will support the online masters of science in analytics, which will be delivered completely online.




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Posted: 1/15/2021
Application Due: 1/23/2021
Work Type: Full Time