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Academic Advisor

Posted: 07/18/2021

Job Summary

This position is responsible for providing accurate advising information to Georgia Highlands students at the Floyd campus.



•    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

Commensurate with educaiton and experience.

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



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