Academic Advisors

Position: Academic Advisors
Department: Academic Advising Center
Location: Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, AR
Deadline: 5/28/2013
Hire Date: 7/1/2013


The Academic Advising Center at Arkansas Tech University is seeking an Academic Advisor(s) to join their advising team.  These persons will report to the Director of the Academic Advising Center under the auspices of the Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management.  Position responsibilities include advising and scheduling courses for undergraduate students, interpreting University policies, and actively pursuing a variety of retention programs.

A baccalaureate degree is required, but a master’s degree in College Student Personnel or Counseling is preferred.  Candidates with experience in the higher education environment and the BANNER student records system will be given preference.  Candidates must possess excellent oral and written communication skills, and proficiency with relevant technology is required. 

This is a full-time, 12-month position with a salary commensurate with relevant experience and education in the mid $30,000’s range.  Anticipated employment date is July 1, 2013.  Candidates should submit a statement of qualifications, vita, copies of transcripts, and contact information for five references to: Linda Clarke, Director of the Academic Advising Center, Arkansas Tech University, 106 West O Street, Russellville, AR 72801-2222.  Review of applications will begin on May 28, 2013.  AA/EOE


This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check.  A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position.  Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.