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Academic Advisor

Company: Baker College
Location: Royal Oak
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description
The primary responsibility for the Academic Advisor is to work as a team member with fellow Academic Advisors and perform a wide variety of generally complex work by providing holistic and proactive academic advising to students. This includes collaborating with students on their individualized educational pathways, creating academic plans and schedules, providing proactive outreach to students, performing other activities related to student success and advising, and supporting students in making decisions concerning their learning experiences, academic goals, persistence, and timely graduation.


Provide direct academic advising to students regarding degree requirements, academic standing, appropriate course selection, relevant policies and procedures, e-advising tools, and campus resources.
Help students identify, define, develop, and assess realistic and individualized educational pathways and academic plans.
Actively participate in initiatives, campaigns, outreach, and events related to student success and advising. * Assist students to engage in their learning experiences, develop accountability for their decisions, and cultivate an understanding of how those decisions impact their success.
Closely monitor scenarios, and identify opportunities to develop, implement, measure, and improve academic success strategies.
Using predictive data, outreach to students at various times of the year to provide proactive support.

The full position description is available for your review online -

The newly appointed President of Baker College invites dynamic, thoughtful, and innovative leaders to join the Baker College team. The new President's vision is ambitious, forward-thinking, and dedicated to a Student-First philosophy.

Established in 1911, Baker College is an independent non-profit college in the state of Michigan with the most focused approach to education and training available. Baker College believes in cultivating a culture of valuing employees and maintaining a progressive brand as an employer. They are committed to build organizational capacity through a diverse, talented, high performing and engaged workforce.

They have the honor, opportunity, and responsibility of changing lives through education and are in the business of helping people achieve their dreams. They accomplish this by taking care and pride in everything that they say and do and by having commitment to processes, procedures and personal interactions that measure up to the highest standards.

Baker College serves students through campuses located throughout Michigan and online, including the newest flagship campus in Royal Oak. Baker College is fully accredited and offers many programs in the fastest growing fields, such as business, health science, nursing, and IT with convenient scheduling and 24/7 accessibility online.
Please visit for more information.


Our College strives to be exemplars in the practice of diversity, equity, and inclusion by working in communion with multiple levels of professional representation throughout our college system. We are committed to our initiatives to fully understand how we can advance our levels of diversity, equity, and inclusion and create a culture that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

Baker College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information.

Please visit our to learn more about Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Baker College.

420 S. Lafayette Ave, Royal Oak, Michigan 48067


Minimum of three years of progressively responsible professional student services work experience required.
Bachelor degree in related field required.
Master's degree in Academic Advising, Student Affairs, Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Social Work, or a related field preferred.
Bilingual highly preferred.

Keywords: Baker College, Royal Oak , Academic Advisor, Other , Royal Oak, Michigan

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