Academic Advisor, College of Liberal Arts - A19003A1

University of Southern Indiana

Evansville, IN

ID: 7055443
Posted: January 21, 2019

Job Description

Job Description Summary
The University of Southern Indiana invites applications for the position of Academic Advisor for the Advising Center in the College of Liberal Arts. This is a full-time administrative position with responsibility for serving as academic advisor to and monitoring the academic progress of students majoring in disciplines in the College of Liberal Arts. The advisor will counsel students regarding their program curriculum and course selection and have ongoing communication with advisees regarding their progress in meeting academic and graduation requirements. The advisor may also serve as an initial point of contact for prospective students. The advisor will work closely with faculty in the College. Additionally, the advisor will participate in student development programs, individual and group orientations and advising activities, College information sessions, student recruitment activities, and advisor and faculty development programs.

The successful candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts area and 1-3 years of experience working with students in higher education. Candidates with experience in student advising and a Master’s degree are preferred. Must be able to analyze and interpret data and make independent decisions with minimal direction. Experience with student data software programs is required; must possess excellent verbal, written, interpersonal and organizational skills. The Advising Center seeks a collaborative individual with a dedicated student focus, a commitment to diversity and inclusion, and a deep knowledge of factors that increase student success.

Candidates should apply online at When completing the application, you will be given the opportunity to attach the additional documents required for this position which include (1) letter of application; (2) current curriculum vitae; (3) statement of advising philosophy; (4) unofficial transcripts and (5) names and full contact information including e-mail addresses for three professional references. Materials should be provided electronically within this web-based applicant system and to the attention of Kristina Walker, Search Committee Chair. Candidates selected for interview will also be required to provide unofficial transcripts, with official transcripts required at a later stage.

For best consideration, please submit materials before February 20, 2019.

This advertisement will run concurrently with Academic Advisor, Pott College of Science, Engineering and Education – A19004A1 and Academic Advisor, Romain College of Business – A19005A1. To be considered by the search committee, candidates must apply to each position of interest.

EEO Statement
As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, the University of Southern Indiana considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy or marital status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other category protected by law or identified by the University as a protected class.


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