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2018- Academic Advisor
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Bryant & Stratton College | Richmond, VA
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Job Description

The Richmond campus of Bryant & Stratton College is currently seeking a full-time Academic Advisor.

Position Summary:

Responsible for sustaining an environment of academic and professional excellence for students and educational team members. The Academic Advisor supports students and learning through student advocacy, academic coaching, customer service, and campus and community referrals. The Academic Advisor works closely with all campus departments utilizing BSC's personalized education approach to support student success and retention endeavors.

Essential Position Responsibilities and Functions:

* Maintain direct and proactive contact with student advisees. This includes meeting with individuals as well as small groups on an ongoing basis to build rapport, identify barriers to success, set and review (and revise when necessary) academic and career goals and develop action plans for related success.
* Convey to and discuss with students, the necessary aspects of curriculum, course sequencing, academic status, registration, financial responsibility related to educational loans and the importance of long-term career and academic planning.
* Monitor program outcomes and requirements to ensure compliance with the Official College Catalog and to assure current knowledge of program offerings from a career and employment perspective.
* Maintain professional relationships with admissions representatives, financial aid representatives and faculty to assure that they are easily accessible when needed to help address a student related concern.
* Support curricular and co-curricular involvement through referral participation and advertisement of available opportunities to students.
* Participate in the coordination of new student orientation, graduation, and other campus/department activities and other academic/advisement/student services duties as assigned.


* Master's degree preferred.
* Demonstrated customer service and organizational skills.
* Strong written and verbal skills.
* Presentation and public speaking skills.
* Ability to manage multiple tasks, adapt to changing assignments, and successfully meet deadlines.
* The qualified applicant will possess and exhibit qualities of professionalism, integrity, self-esteem, self-motivation, and a strong desire to guide students to improve their career prospects.

Bryant & Stratton College is an Equal Opportunity Employer