Under general supervision, the Academic Advisor I, provides academic advisement and student service support throughout the student’s lifecycle. As the student’s liaison to the University, the Academic Advisor I, educates students about policies, procedures and requirements at the University to ensure students clearly understand them and have the support needed to succeed. The Academic Advisor I, focuses on cultivating student development and empowering students to persist through individualized engagement and course planning. An Academic Advisor I, employs strong analytical skills to assess and evaluate student needs and provides holistic approaches to advising leveraging multiple support resources and referral mechanisms.
Maintains an active student caseload
Supervisory Responsibilities: N/A
Education & Experience
Technical / Functional Skills
Physical Demands / Environment
Hours of operation are Monday – Thursday 7:00 am to 8:00 pm; Friday 7:00 am to 6:00 pm; and Saturday – Sunday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Advisors will work a five-day weekly work schedule while rotating weekend coverage. Advisors will be required to work at minimum 3 or more weekend shifts per month, as well as certain holidays that National University identifies as prudent to be open to provide student support.
Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. The worker is required to have the close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; viewing a computer terminal. The work is performed in an office environment.
Travel: Ability to travel to NU sponsored events, as needed