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Academic Advisor

All applicants must be authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship.

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Academic Advisor
Nature of Work

Perform duties associated with academic counseling and student services, enrollment assistance, and pre- and post-enrollment academic advising.

Examples of Work Performed

Essential Duties:
1. Assist all student with enrollment and financial aid services
2. Serve as primary point of contact for student issues related to enrollment and financial aid
3. Provide academic guidance for all students upon request, including pre-Admissions
4. Advise financial aid and academic probation/suspension students on structured course scheduling
5. Serve as academic advisor for all BA Interdisciplinary Studies and BAS degree seeking students
6. Assist students with forms completion and serve as forms repository for student services with dissemination to appropriate offices
Secondary Duties:
1. Assist with assessment requirements
2. Collaborate with departments regarding enrollment and financial aid services/activities
3. Collaborate with departments/faculty regarding changes/updates made to published programs and plans, etc.
4. Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree; preferably in Student Services or related field
Strong written and oral communication skills and proficiency in computer applications
Successful background records check
Valid driver’s license
Satisfactory evaluation of driving record
Must be able to drive College vehicle

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in higher education academic advising is beneficial

Physical Demands

The physical requirements for this position may include, but are not necessarily limited to, the ability to use a computer, calculator, telephone, keyboard, and/or various types of office equipment.  Must be able to effectively communicate in verbal and written formats and satisfactorily perform the functions of this position.

Salary Information $39,496-$49,370


FLSA Exempt
Union Status NSCPA
Number of Vacancies 1

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number PS017P
Desired Start Date 02/01/2017
Open Date 12/09/2016
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
General Information
EEO Statement

The Nebraska State Colleges are equal opportunity institutions and do not discriminate against any student, employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, religion, or age in employment and education opportunities. Each College has designated an individual to coordinate the College’s non-discrimination efforts to comply with regulations implementing Title VI, VII, IX, and Section 504. Inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies and practices may be directed to the campus Title IX Coordinator (see campus websites for contact information).

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PHD
  2. What is your Philosophy for serving students?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. Please describe any previous experience you have working in a customer service enviornment

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcript 1
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation