Academic Advisor - Washington State University in Pullman Washington

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Washington State University

Pullman, Washington

United States


Detailed Job Description

The primary responsibility of the position is to provide support and education to enhance students’ learning experience at Washington State University. Specifically, carry an academic advising load serving “deciding students,” that is, those exploring majors; collaborate in program development for academic advising; provide information and clarification regarding University academic policies.

Required Qualifications

Positions require a Bachelor’s degree and two (2) years of academic advising experience or related education/experience. A Master’s degree in a related field may substitute for one (1) year of professional work experience. Any combination of relevant education and professional experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year‐for‐year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

-A Master’s degree in a related field.
-More than 2 years full-time experience working with students in an academic setting.
-Demonstrated ability to work with students, faculty, advisors, and administrators.
-Knowledge of and experience with academic advising and related issues.
-Knowledge of university computing systems such as myWSU, Oracle, OBIEE, SSC Campus, etc.

Monthly Salary

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Additional Information

The College of Arts and Sciences:
We are the largest academic unit in the WSU system and a powerhouse of research, scholarly, and creative activity.

Comprised of social, natural, and physical sciences, humanities, mathematics, and the arts, the college’s foundational disciplines provide a strong framework for educational and research activities across the institution and fully support the University’s goal to advance knowledge through innovative scholarship and research.

We are united by the spirit of inquiry, dedicated to the pursuit of excellence, and strengthened by our service to the community.

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs (

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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