Advisor 3

  • Augusta University
  • Augusta, GA, USA
  • Dec 03, 2022
Full time Advising/Counseling/Support

Job Description


Advisor 3

Augusta University

About Us

Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 9,000 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today.


Augusta University -
Our Health Sciences Campus:
1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912
Our Summerville Campus:
2500 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30904

College/Department Information

The Department of Academic Advisement promotes the mission of Augusta University through collaboration with all colleges and student success departments to provide high quality life-long learning opportunities through the academic advisement process. We are committed to ensuring student success by guiding and advising students through direct and intentional academic planning to allow students to make informed decisions to navigate their educational journey to obtain their career goals and aspirations.

Job Summary

The Advisor 3 provides mentoring and advisement for a cohort of first and second year students to assist in goal setting, academic planning and career exploration through personal follow up/outreach, individual appointments and programming.


The duties include, but limited to:

General Responsibilities
Provide mentoring and advisement for a cohort of first and second year students to assist in goal setting, academic planning and career exploration through personal follow up/outreach, individual appointments and programming.

Compliance with Patient/Family-Centered Care standards
Demonstrates dignity and respect for patient and family for patient and family knowledge, values, beliefs, and cultural background in the planning and delivery of care.
Provides information sharing, ensuring patients and families receive timely, complete, and accurate information in order to effectively participate in care and decision-making.
Encourages patient and family participation in care and decision-making at the level they choose. Promotes collaboration with patients and families in policy and program development, implementation, and evaluation in health care facility design, professional education, and delivery of care.

Establish a developmental advising relationship with students per NACADA/CA standards and the goals of the department: Communicate regularly with students regarding academic progress, major selection, and other standard advisement procedures. Create, edit, and distribute appropriate communications regarding target initiatives.
Provide students with documentation to re-cap and remind them of items discussed. Serve as a key worker with special target populations/initiatives.

Professional represent and promote the department
Professional represent and promote the department through involvement in campus wide programming, presentation, committees, events and departmental marketing initiatives: Manage rapport with academic departments and enrollment management areas to keep abreast of policies and programs to ensure accuracy in the dissemination of information to students and to team members. Develop programs with Academic Advisement and collaborative areas. Serve as a key worker for programs/systems as requested. Assist in training of advisors and student employees in departmental initiatives.

Records Maintenance
Update and maintain detailed records and reporting of student's progress using office tools and university database. Assist in assessment of programs, services, and tools regularly to track progress towards. department/division goals and coordinate initiatives with advisor team members. Demonstrate knowledge and competency in Academic Advisement Center procedures, policies and technology systems. Serve as a key worker for programs/special projects

Continually improve academic advising skills and practices through the ongoing use of training tools, professional associations, and engagement in researching best practices

Function cooperatively within a team format. Ability to establish productive relationships with constituency served, coworkers, others and deliver services in varied environment. Regularly contribute to the development of the Academic Advisement Center. Provide cooperative support for all departmental programming to meet goals.
Maintain a positive work environment coordinating schedule with other staff, communicating. Regularly with staff regarding projects, providing and soliciting assistance as needed. Manage time effectively to maximize service to students and to fulfill departmental goals. Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Master's degree from an accredited college or university

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
Strong time-management, multi-tasking and organizational skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databases
Ability to maintain confidentiality, work independently and in a team environment
Knowledge of advisement theories and practices to help students achieve success
Ability to make sound judgements and identify solutions, demonstrate consistent use of proper English, grammar and punctuation, develop and maintain professional relationships, meet deadlines and work in a fast environment


Shift: Days/M-F

Pay Grade: 14

Salary Minimum $17.40/hour - $21.89/hour
Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of the selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position

Recruitment Period: 10/20/22 - Until Filled

Augusta University offers a variety of benefits to full-time benefits-eligible employees and some of our half-time (or more) employees.

Benefits that may be elected could include health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, Teachers Retirement System (or Optional Retirement Plan), as well as earned vacation time, sick leave, and 13 paid holidays.

Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program. Consider applying with us today!

Conditions of Employment

All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.
If applicable for the specific position based on the duties: the candidate will also need to have a credit check completed for Positions of Trust and or approved departmental Purchase Card usage.
Motor vehicle reports are required for positions that are required to drive an Augusta University vehicle.
For Faculty Hires: Final candidates will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree(s) as well as post-secondary coursework in the form of original transcript(s). Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.
All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond.

Other Information

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success."
Augusta University is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

How To Apply

Consider applying with us today!

Select University Faculty & Staff > External Applicants if you are a candidate from outside the university

Select University Faculty & Staff > Internal Applicants if you are a current university employee

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