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Academic Advisor

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Work type: Full Time Administrative
Location: Bloomington, IN
Categories: Academic Advising/Academic Support, Administrative/Professional, Student Affairs/Student Services

General Description of Position: Provide developmental academic advising for new and continuing students using a case management approach. Assist students in defining personal and academic career goals, interpreting and understanding placement scores, program curriculum and pre-requisites, and developing basic skills to register for courses, as appropriate. The Academic Advisor will refer students to appropriate internal and external resources that foster student success. Reports to Director of Academic Advising.
Major Responsibilities:

Demonstrate strong commitment to student development and success through advocacy, positive attitude, adaptability, approachability, problem solving, and support

Demonstrate developmental academic advising that assists students in clarifying personal and academic career goals through the use of appropriate student development, human development, and student learning theories

Assist students in interpreting and understanding placement scores, program curricula, and pre-requisites, etc.

Assist students in gaining a basic understanding of the College's registration process and processes that need to be completed prior to the beginning of each semester

Maintain current knowledge of the institution's academic programs, curriculum, practices and academic and student policies

Coordinate with other Student Affairs and Academic Affairs areas to ensure accuracy of advising materials distributed to students, faculty, and staff

Possess a working knowledge of the various types of student financial assistance programs

Manage academic advising case load in a manner that promotes retention, persistence, and student success through proactive interactions and interventions

Assist students in the development of an Individualized Academic Plan

Monitor student progress through regular meetings, communications, interventions, assessments, and data collection

Maintain academic advising records in compliance with College and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

Develop and maintain appropriate relationships with students, faculty, and staff

Utilize a communication plan to engage the college community in the academic advising process

Engage in behaviors that create an inclusive environment in which all people are valued, supported, and respected

Actively participate in professional development opportunities and professional organizations, as well as college-wide committees, etc.

The above list of duties should not be contrasted as an exhaustive list. Other duties logically associated with the position may be assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Associates degree required

Preferred Qualifications:  
Other Requirements:


Work Hours:


Hiring Range: $40,000
Team Ivy Referral:  

Eligible for benefits staring day one

Excellent benefits, including voluntary benefits: medical, dental, vision, retirement, life insurance, spouse/child life insurance, fee remission, LTD, STD, Identity Guard, etc.

Ten percent (10%) employer contribution to retirement plan immediately upon hire. No employee contribution is required.

Paid time off: vacation and sick.

9 Paid holidays

Winter Recess: The 4 standard work days between Christmas and New Years. (These are paid days off.)

Free Ivy Tech Community College tuition for employees and dependents.

Professional Development opportunities.


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Applications close: US Eastern Standard Time

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