• Academic Advisor

    Posted: 06/21/2024

    Rhode Island College invites applicants for the position of Academic Advisor. This is a full-time, calendar year, continuing position.

    Reporting to the Director of Academic Advising, the Academic Advisor supports the academic advisement of first- and second-year undergraduate students at Rhode Island College and is a member of a team and office that provides professional advising to students. The Academic Advisor provides a wide range of developmental and transformative support to students in the general population and assigned cohorts including, but not limited to: advising, new student registration, and providing proactive outreach to students.

    Rhode Island College is a regional comprehensive public college that serves approximately 6,400 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students through its five schools: The Faculty of Arts and Sciences, the Feinstein School of Education and Human Development, the School of Business, the School of Nursing and the School of Social Work. Established in 1854, we are Rhode Island’s first public institution of higher education. The college is located on a beautiful 180-acre suburban campus in the vibrant city of Providence, and has satellite locations at the Rhode Island Nursing Education Center in Providence’s Innovation District and the Rhode Island College Workforce Development Hub in Central Falls, RI. We are known throughout the Northeast for high-quality academic programs, small class sizes, personalized, hands-on learning experiences, world-class faculty, and high value compared to other four-year institutions.
     
    Required qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Experience working with students
    • Work collaboratively in a diverse, inclusive, and student-centered environment, and with students of various learning styles, cultures, identities, and life experiences.
    • Knowledge of principles, practices, and techniques of academic advising as applied to student education and developmental needs.
    • Demonstrated understanding of student development
     
    Preferred qualifications:
    • Master’s degree in a college student personnel services, counseling, or a related field.
    • Academic advising experience
    • Experience working with college policy, college curriculum, academic coaching and campus resources in an advising setting.
    • Be proficient in student record systems, preferably PeopleSoft
    • Bilingual in English/ Spanish (verbal and written)
     
    Application deadline: Open Until Filled
     
    Proposed starting salary: $50,000-$54,000

     

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