Academic Advisor

  • Full Time
  • Pullman, WA, US
  • $4,162.54/month - $4,574.20/month USD / Month

Washington State University

Position Academic Advisor

Industry: Education

Employment type: Full Time

Experience: 2 years

Qualification: Degree holder

Salary: $4,162.54/month – $4,574.20/month

Location: Pullman, WA, US

Company: Washington State University


Academic Advisor

Available Title(s)

1484-YN_ADMINPRO – Academic Coordinator/Advisor 1

Business Title

Academic Advisor

Position Term

12 Month

Position Details

Summary of Duties:

The Academic Coordinator/Advisor 1 is a centrally deployed professional who’s primary responsibility is to provide quality academic advising and coaching services to students at Washington State University (WSU); carry an academic advising load reflecting a diverse student population; participate in the delivery of ASCC services to include drop-in advising, student workshops, reinstatement activities, career expo and related events, and represent ASCC at recruitment and orientation programs. Provide information and clarification regarding university academic policies and procedures.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and two (2) years of professional work experience in student services or related education/experience. A Master’s degree in a related field may substitute for one (1) year of professional work experience. Any combination of relevant education and professional experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year‐for‐year basis.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office including Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize tasks effectively and meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and work independently.
  • Ability and willingness to occasionally travel and work some evening and weekend hours.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in a related field
  • Previous work experience in a higher education setting
  • Previous work experience in advising individual students or groups.
  • Demonstrated public speaking skills/experience.
  • Demonstrated experience working with individuals from diverse cultural and economic backgrounds.
  • Knowledge of WSU student computer systems such as myWSU, OBIEE, Microsoft Bookings, Microsoft Teams, and Outlook.
  • Additional Information

Area/College: Provost Office

Department Name: Academic Success and Career Center

City, State, Zip: Pullman, WA 99164

Department Link: Academic Success & Career Center

Monthly Salary: $4,162.54 – $4,574.20 | In accordance with RCW 49.58.110, the above salary reflects the full salary range for this position. Individual placement within the range is based on the candidate’s current experience, education, skills, and abilities related to the position. Successful candidates typically begin up to mid-point of the salary range. For additional information, please review WSU’s Administrative Professional Compensation. WSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes paid sick and vacation leave; paid holidays; medical, dental, life and disability insurance package for employees and dependents; retirement; deferred compensation and optional supplemental retirement accounts. For additional information, please review the detailed Summary of Benefits offered by WSU for AP staff and Total Compensation.

Overtime Eligibility: Yes- OT Eligible

FTE: 100%

This is a Permanent position.

Posting Close Date: Applicants must submit their completed application by Sunday, September 10, 2023 at 11:59 p.m.

Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check because it requires access to children or vulnerable adults as defined by RCW 74.34, engages in law enforcement, requires security clearance, interacts with WSU students in a counseling or advising capacity, has access to personal identifying and/or financial information, unsupervised access to university buildings/property, or other business-related need. A background check will not be completed until an initial determination of qualification for employment has been made.

Application Instructions: Applicants must upload the following required documents to their online application. External candidates, please upload all documents in the “Resume/CV” section of your application. Internal candidates, please upload all documents in the “Resume/Cover Letter” section of your application.

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