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Academic Advisor

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Position Type: Staff
Location: Boston Main Campus
Categories: College of Engineering

About Northeastern:

Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and a world leader in experiential learning. The same commitment to connecting with the world drives our use-inspired research enterprise. The university offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Our campuses in Charlotte, N.C., San Francisco, Seattle, and Toronto are regional platforms for undergraduate and graduate learning and collaborative research. Northeastern pursues advanced research in security and materials at the Innovation Campus in Burlington, Massachusetts, and in coastal sustainability at the Marine Science Center in Nahant, Massachusetts.


About the Opportunity:



The Office of Undergraduate Academic Advising is seeking an Academic Advisor to advise and assist College of Engineering undergraduate students with all aspects of course planning and registration from Orientation, through academic progression, to Commencement. Responsibilities include teaching multiple sections of a one-credit first year seminar, monitoring and supporting academic progress, serving as a referral source to students experiencing academic and personal challenges, and assisting with various College programs. Will also serve as departmental liaison and advisor to upper class students and incoming transfer students, review records for completion of degree requirements, provide interpretation/explanation of College and University policies and procedures, and provide support for enrollment and retention initiatives.


Master’s degree in Higher Education, or related field required. Two to five years of experience required; previous experience in higher education recommended. Strong communication, organizational, and analytical skills are required. Must be able to work well as a team member with a variety of constituencies, work independently and take initiative; attention to detail is imperative. Teaching experience strongly preferred. 

Preferred Qualifications:

Familiarity with Microsoft Office, and registration/advising support tools such as BANNER, Salesforce, and Degree Audit programs preferred.


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Additional Information:

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff.  Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion. 

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other  characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University’s commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see

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