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Academic Advisor III

Georgia State University
Atlanta, GA
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Jun 19, 2021

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We are seeking to recruit Academic Advisor III’s to conduct individual and group student academic advisement, to assist departments/units with verbal or written academic plans, transfer articulation and to interpret and implement university policies and procedure in the areas of student enrollment and evaluation. We are searching for staff who can find ways to continue to improve some the fastest growing graduation rates in the nation. Successful candidates for this position must be dedicated to student success with a high attention to detail and the ability to multi-task.


Examples of duties:

  • Evaluates and advises on academic programs and progress of students.

  • Coordinates and communicates with faculty on academic program changes or updates.

  • Assesses college's compliance with Board of Regents degree requirements.

  • Trains and supervises staff and/or student assistants.

  • Provides and/or oversees graduation checkouts and audits management for the college.

  • Maintains and updates current student records on information system.

  • Performs admissions and recruitment functions for college.

  • Performs other advanced academic advisement duties as assigned by college.

  • Teaches or co-teaches orientation classes.

  • Serves as an advisor to a specific college or academic unit. Represents academic advising units on college and university committees.

  • Assists in the development and implementation of college and University training for advisement personnel.

  • Plays a leadership role in monitoring and tracking the retention, progression and graduation of all students within assigned population through the use of predictive analytics.

  • Serves as lead worker for program(s) that require coordination -Incept, social media, transfer articulation, joint enrollment, early alert, key dependency, degree works, banner, transition, graduate student admission requirements, EAB, etc.

  • May assist in reviewing student petitions.

  • May handle course authorizations for students.

  • May conduct informational sessions for an academic department.

  • We will hire multiple advisors from this announcement.  We are looking for staff for all locations – Atlanta, Alpharetta, Decatur, Dunwoody, Clarkston and Newton.  

    A Great Place to Work:

    Would you be interested in attending an award-winning urban research university for free? Our Tuition Assistance Program lets employees take classes for free. At Georgia State University we emphasize work-life balance. With excellent benefits, competitive pay and an exciting location, Georgia State University could be the place for you.

    Georgia State offers competitive pay and benefits including:

    • Paid Leave Time

    • Comprehensive Health, dental and vision insurance Coverage

    • 403(b) and Pension plans

    And that's not all; visit our benefits page for more information:

    Bachelor's degree and five years of related experience; or a combination of education and related experience.

    College/Business Unit
    06/18/21, 10:59:00 PM

    College/Business Unit: Provost & VP Academic Affairs
    Job Posting: 06/10/21, 11:00:00 PM


    Founded in 1913 in Atlanta, Georgia State University is the second-largest and one of four research institutions in the University System of Georgia. The University serves one-fourth of the graduate students in the university system; it is within a one-hour commute of more than one-third of the state’s population. Approximately 80 percent of all Georgia State alumni live and work in Georgia.georgia_state_university1.jpg

    Georgia State’s main campus is located on 34 acres in downtown Atlanta. University centers in Alpharetta, Brookhaven, Buckhead and Henry County offer students convenient suburban locations for graduate courses in business and education.

    More than 50,000 students annually attend Georgia State University. While 90 percent of the students are from Georgia, students also come from all 50 states and 160 countries. More than 1,400 international students attend Georgia State and graduate students comprise 31 percent of the student population.

    georgia_state_university2.jpgThe University offers more than 52 degree programs in more than 250 fields of study – from public policy and African-American studies to biology and health sciences. Degrees are offered at the bachelor’s, master’s, specialist and doctoral levels through six units: the College of Arts and Sciences, J. Mack Robinson College of Business, College of Education, College of Health and Human Sciences, College of Law and Andrew Young School of Policy Studies. In addition to the numerous degree programs, Georgia State offers full- and part-time programs and day, evening and weekend classes.

    Students have many choices in extracurricular activities including more than 22 fraternities and sororities; and some 250 chartered student groups, including 60 degree-related student groups, seven religious, 24 law-oriented and 22 multicultural/international groups; and 10 honor societies. There is also an active student government association which includes the student senate and the judicial board.

    The Georgia State Panthers are members of the Colonial Athletic Association and compete in 16 NCAA Division I intercollegiate men’s and women’s sports, including basketball, baseball, softball, golf, tennis, track and volleyball. The university announced in April 2008 that is will begin Division I-AA football in 2010.

    The university’s innovative Touch the Earth program brings outdoor recreation ranging from backpacking, rock climbing, sailing, kayaking, rafting and water-skiing to out-of-state snow-skiing and snorkeling trips. And WRAS, Georgia State’s popular 100,000-watt radio voice, is the most powerful student-run radio station in the United States.


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