Job Req ID:  111897

Academic Advisor

We are seeking an Academic Advisor who is integral to the academic experience of students in the Doctor of Nursing Practice programs including DNP Advanced Practice; DNP Executive, DNP/PhD; DNP/MPH and DNP/MBA program(s) at the School of Nursing (SON). The Academic Advisor works with students to identify appropriate academic opportunities and strategies throughout the program, helps students adapt to doctoral level learning, ensuring clear understanding of course requirements, policies and procedures for successful completion of the program. The Academic Advisor routinely consults and works with faculty and other administrative offices such as Admissions, Student Affairs, Financial Aid, SEAM and Academic Affairs. Through strategic, individualized academic planning and resource connection, the Academic Advisor works with students and systems to create strategies supportive of student success, retention, and completion. This position reports to the Senior Academic Advisor.


Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Activate Plan of Study (POS) contract for each new student.
  • Schedule, coordinate, and facilitate group academic advising sessions.
  • Meet as needed with individual advisees in advance of registration periods to review POS and assist with course selection.
  • Track students’ progression via Advising System.
  • Adjust students’ Plans of Study as needed, e.g. LOA, changing tracks, etc.
  • Audit student enrollments after each registration period to ensure all students are registered correctly.
  • Meet with students as requested to clarify program policies and procedures, to discuss elective options (if any) in their Program track, and for general advising.
  • Coordinate with campus offices (i.e. Records office) to process forms: withdrawals, LOAs, Incomplete forms, Interdivisional registration forms, etc. and tracks student progress.
  • Serve as liaison to University central services offices as well as SON Departments including Records, Admissions, Student Affairs, Financial Aid, Academic Advisors at other schools/divisions within the University, and faculty to facilitate student enrollment, retention, progression and graduation. Also communicate with University central services as needed.
  • Interpret the degree requirements as well as SON policies and procedures to students.
  • Troubleshoot student issues and concerns, referring students to support services needed to facilitate academic success. Initiate appropriate interventions for those in academic jeopardy and, if needed, refer to the Program Director and/or the Associate Dean for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs.
  • Represent students referred to the Progressions Committee and follow up with students afterward.
  • Monitor students who are on Academic Probation in compliance with terms of probation.
  • Conduct degree audit to ensure that each advisee has required number of credits for graduation, met clinical hours, met DNP Project hours, met core requirements, elective requirements, no unresolved “I” or “W,” note scheduled completion of any SON certificates i.e. NECO, etc.


Other/Administrative Duties

  • Maintain student databases and academic files in compliance with regulatory and accreditation standards.
  • Coordinate communications with DNP academic administrators and program leadership.
  • Serve on relevant advising and program committees at the SON and JHU.
  • Participate in the prospective and admitted student events (DNP Immersions, Scholars Day, Open House Events, Accepted Student Day, New Student Orientation, Receptions, Information Sessions, etc.)
  • Participate in Commencement planning and SON Graduation ceremony.
  • Stay current with best practices in academic advising at the graduate level.
  • Compile and analyze academic data as requested.


Minimum Qualifications
  • Master's Degree.
  • Three years' experience.
  • Additional experience may substitute for advanced education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.


Preferred Qualifications
  • RN license and/or experience advising students in graduate health professional programs.
  • Familiarity with student information systems, degree audit/advising systems, LMS Microsoft Office.

 


 

Classified Title: Academic Advisor 
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD  
Starting Salary Range: Min $55,200 - Max $96,600 Annually ($75,900 targeted; Commensurate with experience) 
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:30 - 5:00 
Exempt Status: Exempt 
Location: Hybrid/School of Nursing 
Department name: ​​​​​​​Enrollment Management & Student Affairs  
Personnel area: School of Nursing 

 

Total Rewards
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University’s good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here: https://hr.jhu.edu/benefits-worklife/

 

Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

**Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check. Johns Hopkins is committed to hiring individuals with a justice-involved background, consistent with applicable policies and current practice. A prior criminal history does not automatically preclude candidates from employment at Johns Hopkins University. In accordance with applicable law, the university will review, on an individual basis, the date of a candidate’s conviction, the nature of the conviction and how the conviction relates to an essential job-related qualification or function.

 

The Johns Hopkins University values diversity, equity and inclusion and advances these through our key strategic framework, the JHU Roadmap on Diversity and Inclusion.

 

Accommodation Information

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the Talent Acquisition Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711. For more information about workplace accommodations or accessibility at Johns Hopkins University, please visit accessibility.jhu.edu.

 

Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. The COVID-19 vaccine does not apply to positions located in the State of Florida. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visit https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine/ and all other JHU applicants should visit https://covidinfo.jhu.edu/health-safety/covid-vaccination-information/.

 

The following additional provisions may apply, depending on campus. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

 

Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

 

 

Total Rewards
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University’s good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here: https://hr.jhu.edu/benefits-worklife/.

Accommodation Information
If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the Talent Acquisition Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711. For more information about workplace accommodations or accessibility at Johns Hopkins University, please visit https://accessibility.jhu.edu/.

Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

EEO is the Law:
https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2023-06/22-088_EEOC_KnowYourRights6.12ScreenRdr.pdf

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