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Academic Advisor Coordinator

Durham, North Carolina
Job Type
3 Aug 2022
Posting Details

Position Information

Working Title Academic Advisor Coordinator

Position Number 817154

Appointment Type Permanent - Full Time

Tenure Track No

FTE 1 = 40 hours/week, 12 months

If time limited, duration date

Position Overview

Primary Function of Organizational Unit

The department of Academic Advising contributes to the University College mission of ensuring the successful transition of first- and second-year students into the University to put them on track toward graduation in four years.

Primary Purpose of Position

The University College Coordinator of Academic Advising & Training plays a critical role in supporting student success by overseeing academic and developmental advising of NCCU students at the freshmen and sophomore levels in University College. The position reports to the Associate Dean with the primary function of oversight and coordination of higher-level tasks associated with the Academic Advising Unit in University College including leading staff training and professional development, conducting unit wide assessments, organizing student programming, addressing student complaints, and leveraging advising technology. The Coordinator of Academic Advising & Training will collaborate with student affairs offices, department chairs, and academic program coordinators to help progress a holistic campus advising structure that recognizes the interconnected nature of students health and personal lives with their academic plans. The Coordinator of Academic Advising & Training will also maintain a reduced student advising caseload (approximately .25 of average advising load) of first year students, sophomores, and transfer students.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills including ability to prioritize work and multitask.
  • Familiarity with and appreciation for the mission and structure of NCCU programs and curricula.
  • Ability to establish and maintain productive working relationships with students, supervisors, and colleagues.
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development.
Minimum Education/Experience

Masters degree in education, counseling, or similar related field required, with three (3) to five (5) years experience in higher education to include excellent advising preferred.

Licenses or Certification required by Statute or Regulation


Equal Opportunity Employer

North Carolina Central University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number EPA02509P

Open Date 07/12/2022

Date desired for closing or initial review

Close Date 08/05/2022

Open Until Filled No

Date Position Available 07/01/2022

Special Instructions to Applicants

This is NOT a remote position.

COVID Compliance


Effective March 7, 2022, Please refer to the NCCU COVID 19 webpage:

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts (official required from selected candidate)
  4. List of References
Optional Documents

  1. DD-214 (for Veterans Only)
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ( ).

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  • Job Reference: 676653484-2
  • Date Posted: 3 August 2022
  • Recruiter: North Carolina Central University
  • Location: Durham, North Carolina
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Permanent