Academic Advisor Graduate Program
Job Details
Elgin - Elgin, IL
Part Time
Bachelor's Degree

Job Description


This position is responsible for overseeing the academic advisement for new, continuing, and readmit students for the graduate programs, serve as the liaison between the department and the registrar’s office.

Essential Functions:

  • Oversee the academic advisors for graduate programs in conjunction with the Registrar
  • Work directly with the departments in the enrollment process and serve as the liaison between registrar’s office and department on all processes and procedures for graduate programs
  • Track academic progress of graduate students
  • Assist in graduate catalog publications
  • Maintain MyJudson student service site

Supervisory Responsibility:

  • Academic Advisor

Additional Duties:

  • Provide MyJudson assistance as needed to students
  • Advise graduate students on an as needed basis in special circumstances
  • Support the mission and goals of the University and respective department
  • Promote a positive, Christ-centered work environment
  • Other duties as assigned


Required Education and Experience:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in psychology, counseling, student development, business, education, or related field
  • Two years’ experience in academic advising, student services, social services, training and development, or related position
  • Ability to communicate effectively, prioritize work flow, and accept responsibility for total task completion
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills to effectively interact and communicate with students and adult program personnel
  • Able to organize, prioritize, and manage multiple activities
  • Able to work a varied work schedule to accommodate the needs of the adult students
  • Commitment to Christian higher education and spiritual formation

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Master’s degree in a related field
  • Proven experience in an education environment working with academic programs, policies, and procedures