• Academic Advisor

    Posted: 05/04/2021

    Job Summary

    This position is responsible for providing accurate advising information to Georgia Highlands students at multiple campuses.



    •    Provides high quality advising to current Georgia Highlands College students
    •    Develops multi-semester degree planning following curriculum guidelines; aligns students' academic interests and aptitudes with appropriate professional goals
    •    Develops partnerships with other academic departments
    •    Connects students with appropriate academic and non-academic student services that promote their success
    •    Maintains thorough and accurate documentation of individual advising sessions
    •    Registers students with academic holds, those who experience computer generated prerequisite blocks, those approved for overrides, and those who are unsure or unclear about their registration skills; preregisters students for their first term at GHC
    •    Attends new student orientations
    •    Attends training and meetings
    •    Travels to other campuses to assist with advising and orientation
    •    Serves on committees as requested
    •    Performs related duties

    Required Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in a course of study related to the occupational field with one to two years of related experience.
    • An equivalent combination of experience and education is acceptable.

    Proposed Salary


    Required Documents to Attach

    • Resume
    • Cover Letter
    • Unofficial transcripts if applicable

    Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

    •    Knowledge of BANNER advising/registration system
    •    Knowledge of Board of Regents policies
    •    Knowledge of University System of Georgia policies
    •    Knowledge of student support services
    •    Knowledge of general financial aid rules
    •    Knowledge of general transfer policies
    •    Knowledge of degree audit programs
    •    Skill in the provision of advising to potential and current students
    •    Skill in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions
    •    Skill in oral and written communication