Academic Advisor
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We are looking for a knowledgeable Academic Advisor to help our students in making sound academic decisions. You should be able to hold discussions with students to understand their career goals and advise them on the same. Also, you should offer guidance in enrolling for skill and personality development workshops.

You should be able to maintain a record of the students’ progress and transfer the same to educational institutions whenever required. As an Academic Advisor, you should ensure adhering to the educational policies and guidelines at times. Also, you should aid in the students’ overall development.

Furthermore, you should be able to assist Teachers in developing course outlines. To excel in this job role, you should be able to identify the strengths and weaknesses of students. A proven work experience in the field of Education is desirable. 

Send in your application if you can help the students with their academic journey. We would love to have a word with you. 

Responsibilities

  • Communicating with students their educational and career goals

  • Assisting in the development of course structure 

  • Helping students with an overall personality development

  • Discussing with students their strengths and weaknesses

  • Maintaining and updating students progress reports

  • Directing students to a Career Counselor or a Psychologist whenever required

  • Adhering to the educational rules and guidelines at all times

  • Scheduling meetings with students

  • Offering advisory support to students when registering for a new course

  • Transferring the written record of students progress report to schools/colleges upon request

  • Fostering an atmosphere of positive personal and professional development

  • Motivating students to achieve their academic goals

  • Conducting one-on-one sessions with students to help them select a major

  • Recommending courses that match the students’ career goals

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Education or a related field

  • Proven work experience as an Academic Advisor, Academic Coach, or a similar position in the Education field

  • Holding a valid license to practice

  • Complete knowledge of the educational policies and regulations

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Having a listening ear

  • Empathic and reliable individual

  • Basic computer skills

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively

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