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Vacancy for Academic Advisor at Kent State University in the USA

Vacancy for Academic Advisor at Kent State University in the USA

Country: USA
City: Kent
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Apply for Vacancy for Academic Advisor at Kent State University  in the USA. The deadline for this application is ongoing.


  • Advise current and prospective students regarding interpretation of placement assessment, curricular requirements related to academic objectives, career options and registration procedures.
  • Also, work with students to request a variety of academic actions.
  • Assist in the implementation of intervention, referral, and retention programs for students.
  • Additionally, assist with probation, dismissal, and reinstatement procedures; provide feedback on specific cases.
  • Review student academic progress and advise students on specific actions regarding academic and career goals.
  • However, review/discuss evaluated transcripts for applicability of transfer credit to Kent State.
  • Assist with workshops on academic skills, study skills, and expectations for students.
  • Assist students in resolution of difficulties regarding their degree progress.
  • Moreover, may assist and/or coordinate lessons for student orientation course.
  • May represent unit at programs and functions.
  • Stay current on applicable laws, policies and procedures (e.g. FERPA).
  • Maintain and update student files, records and data in accordance with federal, state and university regulations.
  • Likewise, may serve on various college/school/campus committees and share information with unit.
  • Assist in academic advising and recruiting programs and activities (e.g. student events, outreach programs and activities, etc.).
  • Additionally, attend and successfully complete university-provided training and professional development
  • May conduct athletic eligibility audits to ensure NCAA regulatory compliance (Kent Campus only).
  • Furthermore, perform related duties.

Minimum Qualifications:

The qualification for Vacancy for Academic Advisor in the USA:

Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field is required. Ability to learn and/or develop core advising competencies including, but not limited to – policies/procedures/curriculum associated with assigned area (university, regional campus, college, school); technology/systems proficiency; KSU organizational knowledge; student development theory; etc. is required.


Knowledge Of:

  • Desktop software (i.e. Microsoft Office Suite); web-based systems; ability to learn KSU student systems.
  • However, higher education learning models/programs, schools/colleges; organizational structure.
  • Curriculum/college/department/campus/school; ability to learn and understand the complexity of curriculum in assigned area(s); including understanding degree requirements and knowledge of assigned area(s) majors.

Skill In:

  • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills / public relations skills – including group presentation skills.
  • Also, communication/conflict management.
  • Organizing information and projects; ability to assist in delivery of projects/programs.
  • Well-developed problem solving skills with basic ability to identify and mitigate complex problem(s) and use the full array of organizational resources appropriately.
  • Additionally, adhering to deadlines
  • Working effectively both independently and in collaborative groups

Ability To:

  • Learn/apply basic student recruitment / outreach / retention functions *
  • Work with diverse populations of students to identify basic student needs for referrals using appropriate academic and career resources *
  • Also, work collaboratively with university departments and academic units; ability to build basic awareness of resources and initiate relationship building process *
  • Moreover, organize and prioritize work with a high degree of initiative and independence.
  • Additionally, analyze and perform basic research on a variety of academic program issues.
  • Work independently and as part of a team
  • Likewise, possess considerable attention to detail, a high level of quality control, and maintain a high customer-focus with contacts,
  • Assimilate and maintain confidential data.

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Type of Opportunity Academic Job
Company NameKent State University 



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