Career Opportunities

Academic Advisor - OEI


Post University is currently accepting applications for the role of Academic Advisor - OEI.

JOB SUMMARY:

The Academic Advisor-OEI provides advising services to accelerated degree program students, both online and at our regional locations. The Academic Advisor supports adult students in our Accelerated Degree Program students (online and regional locations) with academic advising and assistance with university processes. The Academic Advisor maintains relationships with students as part of the university’s ongoing retention efforts. Our advisors are proactive guides and academic coaches for Accelerated Degree Program students. The Advisor presents informational workshops, works closely with Admissions, Registrar’s Office, Student Accounts and Financial Aid to provide a high level of service to students, and maintains advising files for all OEI students. The Academic Advisor will be required to work some evenings and Saturdays.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor’s degree required: master’s degree preferred.
  • Excellent phone, email, and face-to-face communication skills; maintains a positive attitude.
  • Good organization skills and able to keep consistent contact with 250-350 advisees
  • Good computer skills; able to use Microsoft Office products and learn university systems.
  • Enjoys working with and supporting adult students.
  • Problem solver; is a solutions-oriented person.
  • Energetic and goal-oriented; Strong interest in working in a fast paced environment that requires multi-tasking.
  • Works well in a team environment; enjoys working as a contributing member of the Advising team.
  • One to three years of experience in an academic environment or counseling.

As a member of our Post University team, the individual will share in a 120-year tradition of helping people achieve their personal and professional goals. Located in Waterbury, Connecticut, Post University has a vibrant campus and an excellent online program. The University offers a competitive salary and benefits package that includes medical, dental, 401(k) and tuition benefits.

Interested candidates should forward cover letter, resume, and three references to Post University Human Resources by applying at: www.post.edu/hr

Disclaimer: This opportunity may be withdrawn and/or amended.

POST UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER that employs in compliance with all applicable laws. We do not discriminate because of sex, sexual orientation, age, race, color, religious creed, marital status, national origin, ancestry, disability, handicap or other legally protected status. Equal access to programs, service and employment is available to all persons. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and job interview process should notify the Director of Human Resources, Post University.



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