The University of Akron’s College of Health Professions has a full-time opening for an Academic Adviser II.
Assist students in achieving their educational goals by offering advisement, support, and interpretations of University policies and procedures. Serve as a liaison to other department on campus and provides special services to traditional, non-traditional, post-baccalaureate, transfer, new and returning students.
Provide advisement to students regarding academic, career, and personal matters.
Establish and maintain contact with students to monitor academic progress and eligibility of readmission, conditional, or transfer students. Facilitate the application process for students and performs related administrative duties.
Act as a liaison between students and various academic and non-academic departments. Refer students to appropriate services and departments when necessary.
Maintain accurate student records while using computers to generate reports and communicate with students.
Conduct academic workshops for students and coordinates professional development seminars for advisors.
Participate in departmental and University-wide committee assignments. Update written materials provided by departments and colleges for students.
A relevant Master's Degree and experience working with students and others in an educational or agency environment
Organizational, computer and excellent written and verbal communication skills
Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in academic advising and counseling in post-secondary/higher education preferred
The University of Akron is an equal education and employment institution. It is the policy of this institution that there shall be no unlawful discrimination against any individual in employment or in its programs or activities at The University of Akron because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, military status or status as a veteran. The University is also committed to the principles of affirmative action and acts in accordance with state and federal laws.
The University of Akron is the region’s most influential public research university, contributing to the resurgence of the local economy, providing a workforce highly trained in diverse disciplines, and known for an innovative approach to higher education.