Title: Academic Advisor II
Department: Williams Honors College, Dean’s Office
Location: Akron Campus
The Williams Honors College attracts high-achieving students and provides a distinctive undergraduate experience, connecting students with educational, professional and experiential opportunities. Our students excel in their studies and participate in a wide range of activities. The Academic Advisor will play a key role as part of the Williams Honors College team in creating opportunities for our students to thrive and flourish.
The Academic Advisor will work within the Williams Honors College to
- Provide advisement to students regarding academic, career, and personal matters;
- Monitor academic progress and assist students in achieving their educational goals;
- Serve as a liaison between students, the Williams Honors College, and academic departments across campus.
In addition, he/she will work to enhance relationships between the Williams Honors College and the University community, in particular as these relate to the academic pathways taken by students in the Williams Honors College.
A relevant Master’s Degree. Experience working with students and others in an educational or agency environment required.
Two years in academic advising and counseling in postsecondary/higher education. Strong verbal and written communication skills, familiarity with PeopleSoft/Oracle or similar student database, knowledge of career development theory.
To apply visit https://www.uakron.edu/jobs/