Academic Advisor College of Health and Human Performance

Job description

Job Title:

Academic Advisor College of Health and Human Performance

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Vacancy Open to :

All Candidates

Department :

AAH Col of Health and Human Perf

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Division :

Academic Affairs

Classification Title :

Academic Advisor

Working Title :

Academic Advisor

Number of Vacancies :


Full Time Equivalent (FTE) :


Full Time or Part Time :

Full Time

Recruitment Range:

Commensurate with Qualifications

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Job Category :

Non-Faculty Instructional & Research

Organizational Unit Overview:

Academic Advising Services in the College of Health and Human Performance provides students with information guidance, and support as they pursue their educational goals. Our services include assisting students with declaring their major, changing majors, class registration, assisting with schedule revisions and providing advice on other academic related matters.

Job Duties :

Advises prospective and current students about academic requirements and selection of courses using advising systems and technologies. Disseminates information on university policies and procedures to faculty, parents, students, etc.
Maintains students’ files that are updated throughout their academic careers and makes changes to records as necessary.
Analyzes and processes requests for readmission from academic exclusion and financial aid reinstatements; provides retention services for students who are part of the Academic Improvement Program.
May assist in conducting orientation sessions for groups of incoming students.
Audits student records for curriculum, major and graduation requirements.
Compares transcripts with entrance and graduation requirements, and advises students on appropriate actions.
Refers students with academic discrepancies to proper officials for further action.
Assists in the preparation of special reports relating to enrollment and related matters.
Evaluates and maintains student records for degree requirements using academic evaluation system. Monitors student registration activities and academic performance/progress.
Coordinates communications to students regarding course scheduling, core and major requirements, academic resources etc.
Monitors and tracks the retention, progression and graduation of all students within assigned population.
Performs other related duties as assigned
Contingent on Availability of Funding

Minimum Education/Experience :

Master’s degree

License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation :


Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education :

Preference may be given to those with experience working with higher education student retention or student affairs programs; excellent oral and written communication skills; experience presenting to groups or with group facilitation; experience following up on problems until resolution.

Special Instructions to Applicant :

In order to apply, candidates must submit the following materials online at
a) Cover letter addressing the position b) current curriculum vita c) a list of three references with contact information
• As part of the screening process, the references provided may be contacted
• Official transcripts, two to three original letters of reference, criminal background check, and proper documentation of identity and employability are required at the time of employment.
• Please be aware that if selected as a candidate of choice, an automatic e-mail will be sent to the individuals entered by the applicant in the References section of the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system. Letters of reference submitted via the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system will be verified and considered towards meeting this requirement. For letters of reference not submitted via the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system, please have the original signed letters mailed to Lee Gaylord (ADV Search 001277) 1000 E. 5th Street, ECU, Rivers W 238, Mailstop 505, Greenville, NC 27858
• Salary is competitive and commensurate with achievement and experience.
• Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Additional Instructions to Applicant:

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.

Job Open Date :


Open Until Filled:


Initial Screening Begins :


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East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or [email protected].

Eligibility for Employment :

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information :

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to [email protected] Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.




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Job No:
Posted: 6/9/2021
Application Due: 9/7/2021
Work Type: Full Time