Academic Advisor - Emory College of Arts and Sciences

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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.



  • 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.


Academic Advisors in the Emory College Office of Undergraduate Education provide academic advising services to all Emory College undergraduate students.  Position duties include:

Exploratory/Pre-Major Advising

  • Proactive advising for special populations
  • First-Year mandatory meetings
  • Probation advising
  • General advice, referral to campus resources, and policy/procedure clarification delivered via appointments, weekly walk-in hours, phone, drop-in, and Add/Drop/Swap advising.
  • Pre-registration advising and Transfer student onboarding in summer as well as Oxford onboarding twice per year.
  • Participate in annual orientation activities including A/D/S.
  • Participate in ECS 101, graduation and commencement activities, and annual orientations.
  • Facilitate and advise on academic actions: Incompletes, full and partial withdrawals, leaves of absence, transfers, readmissions, grading basis changes, and underloads/overloads.
  • Work with Deans of Academic Advising to resolve complex student of concern cases.
  • Assist with issues impacting academic success:
    • Student of concern reports
    • Exceptions after the deadline due to extenuating circumstances
    • Refer to partner offices
    • Assist with inquiries/requests from oue.advising@emory.edu
  • Serve on OUE committees and working groups


  • 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.


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

NOTE: Position tasks are generally required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location.  Remote work from home day options may be granted at department discretion. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

Emory Supports a Diverse and Inclusive Culture

Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322.

Emory University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Department of Accessibility Services at 404-727-9877 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD). Please note that one week advance notice is preferred.


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