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Honors Program Advising Coordinator

Augusta University

Honors Program Advising Coordinator

Job ID: 269511
Location: Summerville Campus
Full/Part Time: Full Time


About Us

Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 10,500 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today. Our mission and values make Augusta University an institution like no other.

The University System of Georgia is comprised of our 26 institutions of higher education and learning as well as the System Office. Our USG Statement of Core Values are Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values serve as the foundation for all that we do as an organization, and each USG community member is responsible for demonstrating and upholding these standards. More details on the USG Statement of Core Values and Code of Conduct are available in USG Board Policy and can be found online at

Additionally, USG supports Freedom of Expression as stated in Board Policy 6.5 Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom found online at


Augusta University

Our Summerville Campus: 2500 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30904

Job Summary

The successful applicant will be responsible for coordinating the advising of honors program students. Applicant will also collaborate with the Director, Assistant Director, and Honors Program (HP) Coordinator with such tasks as student recruitment, advising current students for fellowships and scholarships, running workshops, and tracking and publicizing HP student achievements.


The duties include, but are not limited to:

UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM PATHWAY MANAGEMENT: Develop advising programs for use in one-on-one advising during the student's undergraduate career based on the requirements of honors programs and the student's interests. Develop and deliver timely, supportive advising services to honors students, in-service professional development, and training for internal collaborators. Advise honors students for career/program choices, clinical experiences, extra-curricular activities, professional development, leadership skills, service orientation, interpersonal skills, and interview skills. Meet every semester with new and current honors students to advise and mentor them regarding their honors curriculum, including opportunities for research, scholarship, and creative activity that align with their abilities, interests, and personal goals.

CONFERENCE/SCHOLARSHIP COORDINATION: Recruit and advise honors students for prestigious national fellowship and scholarship opportunities and opportunities to present research or creative activity at honors or professional conferences.

RPG: Monitor the retention, progression, and graduation (RPG) of honors students. Maintain advising records by tracking advisee performance at the end of each semester in accordance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).

COMMUNITY BUILDING: Cultivate supportive year-round communication with active and prospective students to help them navigate their academic journey. Provide a welcoming and supportive environment, always demonstrated through utmost professionalism.

GUIDE CONTINUING STUDENTS: Offer proactive outreach for those students who are at academic or social risk. Connect such students with appropriate academic and non-academic student services that promote their success. Maintain thorough and accurate documentation of such services.

RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT: Collaborate with the College Advising Offices, other advisors and faculty mentors, other units across campus, and local/regional institutions/agencies. Maintain collaborative partnerships with student services, faculty, and career and academic staff.

OTHER DUTIES: Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with at least two years of experience working with students in a higher education setting.

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree from an accredited institution/university.

Experience with advising and program coordination at a college or university.

At least one year of experience working with an honors program or a similar student population.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities


Experience with databases; computer networks; desktop publishing, spreadsheets, email, and word processing

Knowledge of U.S. and international university programs, academic issues, and procedures

Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databases.


Good public speaking and editing skills

Excellent communication skills (written and oral) and organization skills.

Detailed-oriented with strong organizational, prioritization, and customer service skills.


Ability and willingness to learn Banner, Slate, Crystal, and JagTrax. Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively as a team member

Ability to work independently and to be self-directed and self-motivated

Ability to maintain confidentiality.


Shift: Monday-Friday

Pay Grade: 12

Salary: Minimum: $15.06/Hourly - Midpoint: $19.58/Hourly

Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of the selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position

Recruitment Period: Until Filled

Augusta University offers a variety of benefits to full-time benefits-eligible employees and some of our half-time (or more) employees.

Benefits that may be elected could include health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, Teachers Retirement System (or Optional Retirement Plan), as well as earned vacation time, sick leave, and 13 paid holidays.

Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program. Consider applying with us today!

Conditions of Employment

All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.

If applicable for the specific position based on the duties: the candidate will also need to have a credit check completed for Positions of Trust and or approved departmental Purchase Card usage.

Motor vehicle reports are required for positions that are required to drive an Augusta University vehicle.

All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond.

Other Information

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success."

Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

How To Apply

Consider applying with us today! Search Job Opening ID: 269511

Select University Faculty & Staff > External Applicants if you are a candidate from outside the university

Select University Faculty & Staff > Internal Applicants if you are a current university employee

If you need further assistance, please contact us at 706-721-9365

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