Fellowship Advisor

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 National Scholarships & Fellowships Program, in Emory’s Office for Undergraduate Education, seeks a full time Fellowships Advisor. The National Scholarships & Fellowships Program provides information and support for Emory College students, undergraduates enrolled in other Emory University divisions, and recent alumni interested in pursuing nationally competitive merit awards and internal Emory awards. Our program administers Emory's nomination processes for nationally competitive awards like Rhodes, Marshall, Fulbright, Truman, Goldwater, and Beinecke.





  • 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.




  • 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.





  • Conducting one-on-one and small-group meetings with students and recent alumni about their interest in and suitability for particular awards;
  • Assisting in the development and facilitation of workshops and information sessions;
  • Identifying and recruiting high-achieving students, including through presentations to student organizations;
  • Providing written and/or verbal feedback on application materials (e.g. personal statements, research proposals, CVs);
  • Conducting interview preparation sessions for internal endorsement processes;
  • Attending and/or co-chairing internal endorsement and selection interviews;
  • Collecting and analyzing program data;
  • Participating in conferences and workshops with the National Association of Fellowships Advisors (NAFA);
  • Bachelor’s degree and at least one year of related experience
  • Experience working with undergraduates in a teaching/tutoring environment
  • Excellent writing and communication skills, as well as the ability to understand the requirements of proposal writing and personal essay writing and provide applicants with clear and helpful feedback on drafts of their application materials
  • College Connect (Slate), Canvas, OPUS, Box, Wufoo, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Office 365
  • Prior experience with study, teaching, and/or travel abroad
  • Past experience with or knowledge of the Fulbright US Student program and/or other nationally-competitive awards
  • Technical skills (e.g. data management and familiarity with student information systems and learning management systems)
  • Prior experience with grant or proposal writing and/or review
    Interest in working with social media
  • Experience working closely with people from a wide variety of diverse backgrounds
  • A friendly and accessible professional demeanor



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.


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