Academic Advisor - Champlain College in Burlington Vermont

Champlain College

Burlington, Vermont 05402

United States


Detailed Job Description

Academic Advisor

The Academic Advisor is Responsible for post-matriculation services to adult undergraduate and graduate online students enrolled through the Division of Continuing Studies. The successful candidate will get to coordinate ongoing systems of communication to create a seamless experience from acceptance to completion, and will achieve exemplary customer service by working with partner units to extend the reach of the College's academic and student support services. The Academic Advisor communicates and follows College policy as laid out in the College Catalog. Responsibility for updating student files and maintaining the integrity of the student academic record also resides with this role.

A bachelor's degree is required (master's preferred) and 2-4 years academic advising experience. An equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities have been achieved will be considered. Must have a strong managerial and organizational mindset, with experience in managing projects with a variety of disparate parts. Our new colleague will have strong interpersonal, analytical and problem-solving skills; be an excellent communicator (both written and oral); experience working in cross-functional teams; and be able to exercise tact and discretion when handling sensitive or confidential issues

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume at The successful completion of a criminal background check is required as a condition of employment. The position will remain open until the final candidate is selected.

Founded in 1878, Champlain College is a private, baccalaureate institution that offers professionally focused master's, bachelor's and associate's degree programs and professional certificates on campus, online and abroad. Champlain College was named the #1 "Most Innovative School" in the North in U.S. News & World Report's "America's Best Colleges" 2016 ranking and holds steady at #14 in the overall list of "Best Regional Colleges in the North." It was listed in Princeton Review's 2015 editions of "The Best 376 Colleges" and "353 Green Colleges." Champlain is a national leader in educating students to become skilled practitioners, effective professionals and global citizens. Champlain College offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes tuition benefits, generous retirement contributions and a professional working environment.

The College is located in picturesque Burlington, Vermont, which is consistently ranked as one of the country's most livable small cities. Burlington was recently ranked #1 by A&E Television on a list of the 10 cities that "have it all." Burlington was also ranked as one of "10 Best Cities for the Next Decade" according to Kiplinger's Personal Finance.

Champlain College values, supports and encourages diversity of backgrounds, cultures and perspectives of students, faculty and staff. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Keyword Phrases

  • Education
  • Academic Advisor
  • Academic Advising
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Other
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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