Academic Advisor - Emory College of Arts and Sciences

Job Number
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Emory College
ECAS: Ofc Undergrad Education
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Job Category
Admissions & Student Life
Campus Location (For Posting) : City
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

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Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.


The Office for Undergraduate Education (OUE) is seeking to hire an Academic Advisor who will work with domestic students. The OUE promotes the academic development of Emory College of Arts and Sciences students from orientation to graduation while also supporting departments and faculty. Academic Advising supplements the primary role of faculty advisors, and provides support for students to achieve their academic goals. The Academic Advisor will work directly with students.



  • Provides academic advising to undergraduate students to supplement faculty advising.
  • Addresses student academic concerns and provides referrals to campus resources.
  • Develops and leads workshops and programs to enhance advising initiatives.
  • Builds links with other university offices and support services such as Campus Life, International Student and Scholar Programs, and the Center for International Programs Abroad.
  • Assists with academic orientation activities.
  • Develops and manages database records and reports.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.


  • Maintain a proactive advising caseload, including routine and urgent student cases, and meetings with at-risk students. Other hours will involve meetings and administrative work.
  • Keep notes of all advising sessions.

  • Become familiar with services in OUE and across campus to make appropriate referrals to offices and resources on campus.

  • Lead advising programs, workshops, and presentations.

  • Advisors may be asked to develop specialized expertise on advising issues.


  • A bachelor's degree in education or discipline related to academic advising assignment and one year of related experience, OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and data collection and analysis experience preferred.


  • A master’s degree in a relevant field, including higher education or a liberal arts field, is preferred.
  • Experience working as an academic advisor in an academic affairs office or similar setting is preferred.
  • Experience working with at-risk and/or first-generation students.
  • Experience with student success programs focusing on retention and graduation.

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to Emory University on a flexible weekly schedule based upon business needs.  Schedule is based on agreed upon guidelines of department of work.  Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

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