Academic Advisor #005044, #140559

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Academic Advisor

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Academic Advisor #005044, #140559



Position Summary:

This position is on site at our Cullowhee campus.

Two positions will be filled from this search.

Academic Advisors support the development of the whole student through the delivery of the following duties and responsibilities: *Serve as first enrollment advisor for all incoming students; new freshmen, transfers, and re-entering *Continue as support advisor through graduation for all students *Provide developmental academic advising to undeclared students *Collaborate with Career Services staff to provide general career counseling *Represent the Advising Center at recruitment functions *Teach courses Learning Contract (LC) 101 as assigned *Serve as liaison to assigned college and/or departments and meet regularly with department heads *Meet regularly with associate dean of assigned college *Provide advising information and support for the University community *Present advisor educational workshops for faculty and staff *Assist with the development, revision, and updating of Advising Center processes, forms, and publications *Maintain appropriate advising records and documentation *Participate in the assessment and evaluation of academic advising and advising programs *Participate in ongoing professional development and encourage the growth of colleagues *Other duties and responsibilities as assigned in support of the needs of students and the Advising Center

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum of a Master’s Degree in Education, Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, or a related field. Applicants must have completed a graduate degree program in any of the above-referenced disciplines on or before the begin work date for this position.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with Microsoft Office preferred, knowledge of Banner preferred. Additional computer skills helpful.

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Permanent Full-Time

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

To be considered, you must apply online. Please include a cover letter, resume, and a list of professional references to complete the application process. For questions or additional information, please contact Travis Bulluck at 828-227-7753 or via email at [email protected]


Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks.

Western Carolina University uses E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit Proper documentation of identity and employability are required at the time of employment.

Credential Verification:

All new employees are required to have listed credentials/degrees verified within 30 days of employment. All new employees who will be teaching are required to provide official transcripts within 30 days of employment. Transcripts should be provided for the highest earned degree and/or the degree which is being used to satisfy credential/qualification requirements.


Western Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; religion; sex; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; national origin; age; disability; genetic information; political affiliation; National Guard or veteran status, consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, and policies, and the policies of The University of North Carolina. Additionally, the University promotes the realization of equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and veterans through its affirmative action program.
Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (828) 227-7218 or email at [email protected]

University Safety:

The Western Carolina University Annual Safety Report is available online at University Annual Safety Report or in hard-copy by request at the office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, 227 HFR Administration Building, Cullowhee, NC 28723 (828-227-7147) or the Office of University Police, 111 Camp Annex, Cullowhee, NC 28723 (828-227-7301). The report, required of all universities participating in Title IV student financial aid programs, discusses crime statistics, procedures for reporting suspicious or criminal activity, security, police authority, crime prevention strategies, university policies on substance abuse and sexual offenses, workplace violence and fire safety.




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Posted: 6/8/2021
Application Due: 9/6/2021
Work Type: Full Time