Academic Advisor

Boston, Suffolk County / Mission Hill, Suffolk County / Roxbury, Suffolk County / Roxbury Crossing, Suffolk County
Feb 27, 2014
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Academic Advising

Northeastern University

Academic Advisor

Requisition Number: STFR001406

Division/College: College of Computer and Information Science

FT/PT: Full Time

Grade: 10

Position Summary:

Provide academic advising to undergraduates within the College of Computer and Information Science. Provide interpretation and explanation of college and university degree policies and procedures. Teach multiple sections of Introduction to College courses, collaborating closely with Dean and other instructors in designing and implementing modifications of curriculum as needed. Monitor incoming advising emails, answering or triaging them as appropriate. Provide assistance with course selection, registration and progress toward degree completion. Coordinate activities with other student support offices on campus, making referrals for students needing additional support. Be involved with various student service management activities within the College of Computer and Information Science. Become familiar with degree audits for various degrees and provide advising regarding degree progress/completion. Assist with CCIS events, CCIS Mondays, College Open Houses, Welcome Days and New Student Orientations. Liaison with other departments such as admissions and the registrar’s office to resolve issues.


Master’s degree required in counseling, human services or higher education (or equivalent experience advising in a college/university.) A minimum of 2 to 3 years related work experience required. Strong verbal and written communication skills and computer skills (MicroSoft Office) required, plus demonstrated counseling ability utilizing development theory to create a student-centered academic environment. Individual must demonstrate the ability to supervise others, take initiative, and organize effectively. Experience with academic advising, teaching, and coordinating student development programs. Must be detail-oriented and have the ability to work with precision and be able to keep calm under pressure. Person also must be able to empathize with individuals from diverse backgrounds. Presentation skills are required. Must possess ability to work collaboratively with students, faculty, parents and university-wide administrators.

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Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.