Montclair State University

  • Academic Advisor, College of Education and Human Services

    Job Locations US-NJ-Montclair
    Posted Date 1 month ago(7/16/2018 4:45 PM)
    # of Openings
    College of Education and Human Services
  • Overview

    The Academic Advisor is responsible for providing a range of support services to students in the College of Education and Human Services. These include advising new first-year and transfer students regarding general education and major requirements, major electives, and course sequencing. The advisor will work in collaboration with other professional staff in the Student Success Center and throughout the college to provide services related to student enrollment, academic advising, retention, and support.


    • Advise potential and current students in CEHS degree programs.
    • Process all materials and communications in connection with undergraduate students, including change of major/minor, credit adjustments, and other student action forms.
    • Engage in advisement/registration activities for the Fall, Spring, and Summer Sessions.
    • Learn and fully utilize information technology related to student services, including Banner, Degree Works, and Starfish.
    • Participation in college and university events related to advising, recruiting, and other student activities, with some of these events occurring on nights and weekends.
    • Establish, nurture, and maintain relationships with students, staff, advisors and faculty throughout the campus community in order to provide student referrals, as necessary, to Career Services, CAPS, and other necessary cross-campus offices and services.
    • Develop and deliver classroom presentations about academic policies and registration information.
    • Assist with enrollment management and non-registration outreach.
    • Conduct and coordinate intrusive advising for students on academic probation, as needed.
    • Represent the school and university at meetings and events, as needed.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.
    • Management has the right to change job duties. This is not considered a complete job description.




    Master's degree in counseling, higher education administration or related field. Experience working with undergraduate students in a higher education setting. Ability to advise and counsel students. Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and verbal and written communication skills.




    Understanding of and experience with non-traditional student populations. Familiarity with Banner systems. Experience with CEHS curriculum and programs.


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