The University of Texas Permian Basin Seeks a Director of Academic Advising

The Director provides vision and leadership to Academic Advising, which includes all aspects of student-centered advising from first-time enrollment to degree attainment. The Director is responsible for the development, coordination, facilitation, and integration of outcome-driven efforts in academic advising that support student success (e.g., retention, persistence, thriving, and graduation).  The Director is responsible for the organization and operations of the Advising Center. The Director will serve as an expert on curriculum mapping and holistic advising and support the implementation of the Falcon Maps program. The Director will take the lead on Career Readiness strategies and the inclusion of career readiness in advising.

For the full job description and application instructions please visit the university website: Director of Academic Advising.

Reminder: Submitting Certificate Completion Form

For those who completed the certificate coursework this summer, please submit the official notification that you have completed the certificate. Below are the instructions for how to do so. Please submit that electronic form at your earliest convenience, Pam McGlynn (pmcglynn@ksu.edu) know if you have any questions about it.

This form should be used for students completing all future semesters. It should be submitted at the end of the semester.

Submitting your Graduate Certificate Completion Form

If you have completed the five courses required for the Graduate Certificate in Academic Advising, please follow these steps:

  1. 1)  Click on the following link: https://www.k-state.edu/grad/about/forms/
  2. 2)  Select “Graduate Certificate Completion” and click on “Submit graduate certificate completion form.”

On the form:

  • Ignore the “Staff Proxy” section.
  • Your student information should automatically be in the “Student Information” section.
  • In the “Program Information section, enter “Academic Advising” along with the semester that you completed your last course.
  • In the “Course Information” section, list the five courses that you took to complete the certificate along with the semester that you took each. If you did not transfer in any coursework, those courses will be the following:


EDCEP 829 Learning Principles 3 credits
EDCEP 835 Foundations of Academic Advising 3 credits
EDCEP 838 Student Development Theory 3 credits
EDCEP 851 Multicultural Aspects of Academic Advising 3 credits
EDCEP 863 Trends in Career Development 3 credits

Total KSU Credits = 15

If you transferred in any courses, you would list those in this section in place of the courses for which they served as substitutes.

  • Ignore the “Program Advisor” section.
  • In the “Program Coordinator” section, list the following:
    Name: Christy Craft
    E-mail: ccraft@ksu.edu

    Department: Special Education, Counseling, and Student Affairs
  • Click the “Submit” button.

University of Nebraska – Lincoln Seeks an Academic Advisor

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln is seeking an academic advisor in the Exploratory and Pre-Professional Advising Center (Explore Center) to provide comprehensive academic advising services to Undeclared, Pre-Engineering, Pre-Health, and Pre-Law students. Advise students transitioning between majors. Utilize excellent interpersonal communication and relational skills to help students explore and identify interests, skills, and abilities. For full listing visit: https://employment.unl.edu/postings/75814

Lindenwood University Seeks Academic Coordinator

Lindenwood University is excited to announce an opening for the Academic Coordinator position on our team. 

The Academic Coordinator position focuses primarily on academic support but has the opportunity to work in student-athlete development programming as part of our unique Division II student-athlete support staff.    

This is a full-time position with benefits. The position will remain open until filled, but resume reviews will begin on November 12th so interested candidates should apply as soon as possible.  Anticipated start date will be January 3. 

Please find the full job description and application here: lindenwood.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/…

Seeking an Academic Advisor for the Division of Biology at Kansas State University

Kansas State University’s Division of Biology invites applications for a full-time, 12-month term, Academic Advisor. The Academic Advisor assists 300 undergraduate students with course selection and navigating University resources. This role also helps with recruitment and retention efforts and supports students with long-range planning to find the best options for their particular goals.

For more information please visit: https://careers.pageuppeople.com/742/cw/en-us/job/511550/academic-advisor-biology

Advising Positions at University of Southern Mississippi

The University of Southern Mississippi seeks five new advisors to hire for the centralized University Advisement Center at the Hattiesburg campus. The deadline is October 1, 2021. For more information and application instructions visit: https://usm.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=2230&site=1

K-State Reception at NACADA – Oct 7

The K-State Reception at the NACADA annual conference will be held from 5:30-7:30pm on October 7, 2021 in Findlay’s (Second Floor) in the Hyatt Regency Cincinnati. All current academic advising students are invited!

For more information about the NACADA annual conference please visit: https://nacada.ksu.edu/Events/Annual-Conference.aspx

Academic Advising Positions at the University of Kansas

The University of Kansas has several academic advising positions available. For more information please visit the KU employment site. https://employment.ku.edu/job-search/staff

Fall 2021 Graduation

All graduates have been given access to the Final Project Canvas course to submit their final project by October 8, 2021. If you are planning to graduate and are NOT in the Canvas course, please contact Pam McGlynn ASAP – pmcglynn@ksu.edu

Office of Student Success hosting fall 2021 NACADA webinar series

Submitted by Brad Cunningham

The Office of Student Success will host the first of the fall 2021 NACADA webinars, “Scholarly Advising and the NACADA Core Competencies: Practical Frameworks for Discussion, Implementation, and Inquiry,” from 1-2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 14, in 3 Holton Hall. 

The webinar will discuss using the Core Competency framework to facilitate professional development activities on campus. They can be used to identify possible research topics and explore issues that would benefit from assessment. 

Further information about the webinar, presenters and handouts for the event can be found on the NACADA website.

For questions, please contact Brad Cunningham at bradc@k-state.edu.