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Academic Advisor - School of Nursing

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Type: Full-time
Campus: North Haven - North Haven, CT
Categories: Staff


Quinnipiac University's School of Nursing invites applications for an Academic Advisor. This position is responsible for academic advising in the school's baccalaureate nursing programs. This position provides comprehensive support for students and will assist them in developing an academic schedule each semester. This position reports to the assistant dean for student success in the School of Nursing.

About Quinnipiac: Quinnipiac University is a private, coeducational institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university currently has an enrollment of 9,000 students in more than 130 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Computing, and Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing, and the College of Arts and Sciences. Our 21 Division I teams have achieved remarkable success, boasting multiple conference titles. This includes a 2023 NCAA National Championship win in ice hockey, a three-time defending national champion women's rugby team, and a trip to the Sweet 16 for our women's basketball team. The Quinnipiac University Poll is nationally recognized as a leader in public opinion research, and the university is consistently recognized by U.S. News & World Report and Princeton Review's "The Best 388 Colleges." The university is in the midst of program expansion and renewal for both traditional and adult learners, attraction of diverse communities, development of innovative corporate partnerships, and construction of an ambitious set of capital projects. For more information, please visit Connect with Quinnipiac on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, TikTok and X.
  • Manage an assigned caseload of advisees and serves as a resource for students\
  • Educates and guides students through the general education component of the nursing curriculum
  • Works closely with other advisors, registrar, program directors, department chairs, and faculty to provide timely and accurate information to students on course options
  • Monitors progress and retention of assigned advisees
  • Refers students to the appropriate academic resources
  • Assists with advising of transfer/change of major students
  • Provides support for registration, first year student retention, and admissions related events
  • Supports the university’s inclusive excellence mission
  • Supports the School of Nursing’s strategic initiatives
  • Maintains database and documentation of advising sessions
  • Collaborates with assistant and associate dean regarding student roster and attrition data
  • Participate in school and university recruitment events
  • Other projects as assigned
Education Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • 1-2 years of previous experience advising students in higher education
  • Ability to organize time and maintain accurate documentation of advising meetings
  • Demonstrated excellence in written and oral communication, including public presentations
  • Knowledge of nursing or health-related fields
  • Evidence of understanding the issues faced by college students
  • Ability to work with and adapt to software and technology that are used in the support of university practices
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations and a commitment to diversity and inclusion
Special Instructions to Applicants:


Applications must be submitted electronically and include a resume, cover letter addressing how your experience supports the requirements of this position and Quinnipiac' commitment to diversity and inclusion, and contact information for three references on the application form.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package for full-time faculty and staff which includes tuition remission and a culture that is inclusive and driven by excellence.

Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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