Bellarmine University is a dynamic, growing university with a strong liberal arts focus in the Catholic higher education tradition and a bold vision for the future. Bellarmine has undergraduate and graduate enrollment of nearly 4,000 students, and continues to add new academic programs while maintaining small class sizes and personal attention to students. Bellarmine is listed in the Princeton Review's Best 382 Colleges, is one of the top 15 Southern regional universities in U.S. News and World Report's 2018 college rankings, and is a top university in Forbes' list of America's best colleges. In a survey by The Princeton Review, students praised Bellarmine as a place that is "welcoming to every single person and makes an effort to include everyone." Bellarmine students, faculty and staff engage in more than 25,000 cumulative hours of service each year, in Louisville and around the nation and world.
Bellarmine is located on a scenic 175-acre campus in the Highlands neighborhood of Louisville, KY, which Glassdoor recently recognized one of the nation's top 10 cities where pay goes the furthest, and National Geographic calls it a top 10 food city. ZipRecruiter calls Louisville a top 10 city for job seekers, thanks in part to its central location and low unemployment. Louisville is within a day's drive of two-thirds of the U.S. population.
Bellarmine is an equal opportunity employer and encourages persons of diverse backgrounds to apply for positions.
The Student Success Center (SSC) invites you to apply for two Academic Advisor positions. The SSC is launching a new advising model at the university and is looking for two dynamic new academic advisors. One academic advisor position will be focused on academic advising for the general student body. The other academic advisor position will work primarily with student-athletes. The Academic Advisors provide academic support and guidance for students to create academic and co-curricular plans, connect students with resources and opportunities, and serve as a source of ongoing support through students' academic careers. The Academic Advisors serve as a central point of contact for assigned students and work intentionally and strategically with campus partners, under the supervision of the Director of the Academic Advising Center.
Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
* Individual guidance and support: work with students individually to create curricular and co-curricular plans for timely graduation and long-term success
* Interpret and evaluate problems; analyze and define the issues; draw valid conclusions; and propose appropriate and effective solutions.
* Coordinate with Campus Partners: work with assigned academic departments to develop deep understanding of academic programs
* Coordinate with other support/service units to manage SSC/university processes and initiatives
* Records and Data Management: maintain appointment and walk-in availability in online systems, record information about student appointments
* Optional: teach a section of BU 100 (optional)
The ideal start date for this position is July 1, 2018 (start date is negotiable).
A master's degree is required for this position. Experience with academic advising in the college setting is preferable.
Please submit a letter of interest, resume, personal academic advising philosophy statement and contact information for three professional references by clicking on the appropriate link in this posting.