Academic Advisor position

University of Maryland, College Park Hiring Two Academic Advisors

The Undergraduate Advisor will report to the Advising Manager and ensure the timely and high quality academic advising support to incoming and current undergraduate students. Academic advising will include providing information about the creation and review of 4-year plans, degree requirements, course selection, university policies and procedures, degree progress, and graduation clearances to a student body representing a variety of backgrounds and abilities. Advising may take place in one-on-one or group settings and in both face-to-face and online formats. The Undergraduate Advisor will also assist in the coordination and execution of events related to academics and student life for undergraduate students within the College of Information Studies.

For more information visit: https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/96097

University of Kansas Seeks Academic Advisor for Biology

The Academic Advisor for Biology is primarily responsible for providing comprehensive advising for undergraduate students with declared Biology majors to assist their progression toward degree completion. Biology has large enrollment (~1700 majors), diverse degrees and requirements, and specific course sequencing. Academic Advisors in Biology will gain additional expertise from and liaison with College Advising and Student Services. They will also help support faculty advisors/mentors in the Departments of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB) and Molecular Biosciences (MB). This position collaborates with campus partners on key advising initiatives. The Academic Advisor helps create an advising environment where differences are valued and each person is supported. Students are provided with equitable, inclusive opportunities and connected to services to create student success. The Academic Advisor in Biology is supervised by and will work closely with the Assistant Director.

For the full job description and application visit: https://employment.ku.edu/academic-advisor-biology/22299br

University of Nebraska Omaha Seeks Academic Advisor

Omaha Athletics is accepting applications for our Academic and SA Development Coordinator position. The individual in this role will oversee academic support of assigned teams, student-athlete tutoring, and coordinate the student-athlete development program. The Academic and SA Development Coordinator will lead Omaha’s SAAC and play an integral part in our department and the overall success of our student-athletes, while having professional development opportunities as well. As a member of our SAASS, this individual will have hands on experience in the day-to-day academic world, while working closely with our compliance officers, certification specialist, and financial aid personnel. This is a full-time, benefits eligible position.

For more information and specifics on the position, please follow this link: University of Nebraska Omaha Portal | Academic and SA Development Coordinator (peopleadmin.com)

If you have questions, please feel free to reach out!

Dani Brooke

Director of Student-Athlete Development
University of Nebraska Omaha Athletics

6001 Dodge Street | SFH 250K | Omaha, NE | 68182

O: (402) 554-2577 | Fax: (402) 554-2555

dbrooke@omavs.com

Certificate Completion Forms

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.

Admissions Representative for Global Campus at K-State

The admissions representative works directly with prospective students interested in K-State Online programs. Interactions include inbound and outbound omni-channel outreach to support prospective students as they move through the admissions and enrollment funnels. This position requires exceptional customer services skills with excellent oral and written communication skills.

For a full position description, visit https://global.k-state.edu/about/employment/

Work location: This is a remote position with K-State Global Campus. Employees must reside in the United States in order to comply with all Federal, State and local payroll withholding taxes and wage requirements. Employees are expected to maintain a home office or other approved location (in accordance with university policy) from which they would work. 

Register for the Summer Academic Advising Institute

Register to attend the annual K-State/NACADA Academic Advising Summer Institute from 1-4:30 p.m. Thursday, May 19. You can attend in person at the Staley School of Leadership Studies or via Zoom.

The program includes a workshop on motivational interviewing, working with students on Satisfactory Academic Progress warning, and a demonstration on how to use the Academic Planner with your students at New Student Orientation and beyond. If you are attending in person, please bring your laptop for some active learning opportunities. Check the Advising Institute website for more information.

Please register to attend by Tuesday, May 17. Light refreshments will be provided for those attending in person.

The Academic Advising Institute is sponsored by NACADA: The Global Community for Academic Advising and the Office of Student Success.

For more information, please contact Jeannie Brown Leonard at brownleonard@k-state.edu or Kiley Moody at kmoody@k-state.edu.

Procedures for Summer Graduates

Students planning to complete the requirements for the Master in Science in Academic Advising in Summer 2022 should follow the steps below:

1) E-mail Pam McGlynn 
Notify me that you plan to graduate the end of the Summer 2022 semester. Deadline: June 1, 2022.

I will submit Approval to Schedule Final Exam forms for all students that notify me they plan to graduate. 

2) Submit the graduation application
All candidates for master’s degrees must submit the graduation application via the student center in KSIS before the Final Exam form is processed. The graduation application will add students to the list of candidates for degree completion as well as update the degree/diploma name and mailing address. This is a graduation requirement by the Graduate School. 

In order to submit the graduation application you must log into KSIS and go to “Academics” in the “Student Center”. Open the “Other Academic” list box and click “Apply for Graduation” and then click go (>>) and complete the online application. Step by step instructions on applying for graduation are available in KSIS Help at the following link: http://www.k-state.edu/isis/help/students/stuGraduationApply.html

3) Enroll in a credit course at K-State
It is required that students be enrolled during the semester in which they complete degree requirements, i.e. coursework and final project. If you have completed all required coursework, there is a one credit course available, so you can be officially enrolled. Contact Pam McGlynn for details. The Canvas course to submit the final project is NOT a credit course. It has no work, except to submit the final project. 

4) Submit Academic Advising Final Project to K-State Online-Canvas Course by June 24, 2022
A K-State Online course will be created for submitting final projects. Pam McGlynn will manually add students to the course that notify her they plan to graduate.

The final project is the culminating activity for the graduate program and will be evaluated by your program committee. Please view the final project pages on the website for more information (https://academicadvising.wordpress.com/final-project/).

The final project is expected to be a high quality, graduate document developed during the program. Please contact your advisor or Pam McGlynn if you have questions about the academic advising final project.

Program of Study is to have been submitted and on file with the Graduate School. All Master’s students should have a Program of Study on file after the completion of nine credits. If you do not have an approved program of study, please contact Pam McGlynn as soon as possible.

Congratulations to the Spring 2022 Master’s in Academic Advising Graduates

The following students have completed their graduate studies to earn the Master in Science in Academic Advising. On campus commencement is Friday, May 13 at 1 pm Central. A live stream of the event will be available at https://www.k-state.edu/graduation/ceremonies/spring2022/graduate-school.html

Congratulations to all the graduates!

Teri Aldridge
Sydnee Appel
Yvonne Arguijo
Nicole Bedard
Kaitlyn Birkhead
Janelle Blackman
Andrea Cegielski
Teresa Cisneros
Jacqueline Coffman
Connor Dillard
Jermonica Earls
Christian Ellsworth
Carlos Grajeda
Stacey Kapoor
Stephanie Kotz
Trevor McCune
Alissa Noian
Becky Rezner
Jimmy Rojos
Julio Reyes
Zili Shi
Jillian Terrell
Skylar Thompson
Lien Tran-Lam
Cali Trimble
Megan Varra
Christal Waters
Taylor Westerhold
Eric Worden
Jolene Young
Shae Young

Academic Advising Chat – April 21, 7 pm

Join Dr. McGill and Dr. Rubin on Thursday, April 21 at 7:00 PM on zoom! This is an informal space to ask questions about the programs and chat with faculty and fellow students in the programs. We will cover courses, programs of study, the flnal project, plus any topics you wish. 

Topic: Academic Advising Chat

Time: April 21  07:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

If you did not receive the email with the Zoom link, please contact Pam McGlynn – pmcglynn@ksu.edu