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Vacancy For Academic Advisor at Syracuse University in United States

Vacancy For Academic Advisor at Syracuse University in United States

Country: USA
City: New York
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The applications for the post of Academic Advisor at Syracuse University in the Department of Public Communications have opened.

  • The Academic Advisor is a member of the undergraduate academic advising team in the Advising Office at the Newhouse School.
  • The position provides general academic advising for approximately 340 undergraduate students, as well as pre-registration advising and progress-toward degree advising.
  • Also, the advisor works with a wide variety of populations including at-risk students (probation, readmission, and suspension), incoming first-year students and external transfers, intra-university transfers, military students, faculty and administration, and various offices across campus.


The candidates must ensure they have the following qualifications for the post of  Academic Advisor at Syracuse University

  • They must have a Bachelor’s degree. However, the University prefers a Masters’s degree as an academic qualification.
  • Additionally, they should have a minimum of three years of academic advising experience, preferably in a four-year college setting.
  • Also, they must maintain knowledge of all academic advising functions of the school and of allied offices to effectively advise students, faculty, faculty advisors and other defined stakeholders.
  • Likewise, the incumbents must be a proven team player with excellent interpersonal, planning and time management, organizational, and written and verbal communication skills.
  • Similarly, they should have the ability to communicate and work with diverse populations is necessary
  • Also, they should independently interpret and make recommendations for improvement in advising policy and procedure.
  • Furthermore, the candidates must have attention to detail and the ability to work accurately required.


The incumbents will do the following duties

  • They must do project management for projects assigned by the Director of Advising for a variety of programs and processes to achieve Newhouse student advising goals.
  • Also, they should develop, update, and deliver a variety of workshops for undergraduate students on topics such as major and/or minor selection, program requirements, first-year registration, and course selection,
  • Additionally, they must collaborate and maintain relationships with faculty and staff in schools and colleges across the University to help identify and guide students towards successful college and post-college paths.
  •  Furthermore, the candidates should evaluate and approve all external AP/IB, transfer credit for the first year, intra university transfer students and external transfer students.
  • As an academic advisor, they are responsible for advising and approving all first-term students’ course choices.
  • In addition, they should map out major progression to ensure timely graduation for all transfer students.

About Syracuse University

Syracuse University is a private, international research university with distinctive academics, diversely unique offerings and an undeniable spirit. Located in the geographic heart of New York State, with a global footprint, and nearly 150 years of history, Syracuse University offers a quintessential college experience.

The scope of Syracuse University is a testament to its strengths: a pioneering history dating back to 1870; a choice of more than 200 majors and 100 minors offered through 13 schools and colleges; nearly 15,000 undergraduates and 5,000 graduate students; more than a quarter of a million alumni in 160 countries; and a student population from all 50 U.S. states and 123 countries.

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Type of Opportunity Academic Job
Deadline22 February,2020
Company NameSyracuse University
CityNew York



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