Job Req ID:  112411

Academic Advisor

In support of new initiatives at Johns Hopkins University, the Krieger School of Arts & Sciences, Office of Academic Advising, is growing with the purpose of becoming a more relationship-based advising office. While working closely with a small caseload, we are seeking an Academic Advisors who will assist students holistically with academic planning, course registration, academic strategies, selecting majors and minors, and developing post-graduation plans. They troubleshoot academic problems, monitor academic progress and academic standing, and advise on policies and procedures. This position is currently hybrid, requiring 3 days in the office and 2 days of work from home. Academic advisors report to the Associate Directors of Academic Advising. We are currently hiring six Academic Advisor positions.


Specific Duties & Responsibilities


Academic Advising (80%)

  • Help students navigate their academic experience by assisting with proactive academic planning, creative problem solving, and connections to academic resources.
  • Work with students holistically to help them meet their personal and academic goals and to help find solutions for personal, social, financial, and academic probations.
  • Assist undergraduates with course registration, academic strategies, selecting majors and minors, and developing post-graduation plans.
  • Track student progress by generating reports, examining student data, and connecting with students about registration, grades, and graduation to support their success and retention. View and manage early warning flags by providing outreach to students and communicating with faculty.
  • Troubleshoot problems with registration and refer students to support services to facilitate success.
  • Advise undergraduates on academic opportunities and requirements, policies, and procedures.
  • Provide early interventions, identifying and communicating with 'high-priority' students identified by faculty in each academic term.
  • Meet with academic probation students and reinstated suspension students to conduct a self-assessment and academic success plan.
  • Monitor students’ academic progress to advise them of their academic standing.
  • Communicate to students the process and deadlines for graduation processing.
  • Create and maintain accurate academic records through the use of degree audit software and SIS, document student meetings and notes in the student information database.


Programming, Projects, & Collaboration (20%)

  • Conduct group advising sessions, advising workshops, and/or co-sponsor events with faculty and other support offices.
  • Work closely with key campus partners (Registrar, Life Design, Financial Aid, Student Life, Residential Life) to ensure that this role functions effectively in connecting advisees to campus resources.
  • Participate in Advising and campus-wide working groups and committees.
  • Work on projects to continually improve the service of academic advising and the training and development of academic advisors.


Special Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Demonstrated passion for working with highly talented, socially and culturally diverse student populations.
  • Ability to use appropriate judgment when dealing with sensitive issues.
  • Exceptional interpersonal, oral, public speaking, writing, and listening skills.
  • Excellent ability to work collaboratively with students, faculty members, and staff at all levels.
  • Demonstrated capacity to work effectively with persons from diverse backgrounds and to foster sensitivity to diversity and an inclusive campus and community culture.
  • Proven ability to cultivate trust and credibility with colleagues and to build positive and effective relationships.
  • Proven track record of establishing strategic relationships to strengthen program and service delivery.
  • Ability to effectively present information to learners.


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


Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in student development theory.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience managing holistic advising, assessment, academic and student affairs collaborations, diversity, identity, and inclusion.

 


 

Classified Title: Academic Advisor 
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD  
Starting Salary Range: Min $55,200 - Mid $75,900 - Max $96,600 Annually (Commensurate with experience) 
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm 
Exempt Status: Exempt 
Location: Hybrid/Homewood Campus 
Department name: ​​​​​​​Academic Advising  
Personnel area: School of Arts & Sciences 

 

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

Hybrid: On-site 3-4 days a week