Position:                      ACADEMIC ADVISOR

Department:                ACADEMIC CENTER FOR EXCELLENCE

Division:                      METROPOLITAN COLLEGE

Opening Date:             July 3, 2014

Closing Date:               OPEN UNTIL FILLED


Note:                            This is a grant-funded position.


Responsibilities:           Under little or no direct supervision, participates in the delivery of academic advising services for undecided students at the university. Responsible for assisting students with major and career exploration and course selection; Responsible for understanding and interpreting university policies to facilitate the student's pursuit of fields of interest. Cooperates with faculty members and administrators in providing for academic advising and learning success needs of individuals or groups of students.  Reports to the Director of the Academic Center for Excellence Advising Program.


Qualifications:             A Master’s degree in counseling, education, communication, psychology or a closely related field is required. At least two years of experience in counseling, advising and/or teaching in higher education is preferred. Strong interpersonal, analytical, organizational and customer-service skills are required. Must have strong computer skills and enjoy working in a team-oriented environment.


Send resume, letter of application, unofficial transcripts from all institutions attended (official transcripts will be required of all finalists) and contact information for three individuals familiar with the candidate’s professional experience:



Biddle Institute

Johnson C. Smith University

100 Beatties Ford Road

Charlotte, NC 28216

Email: or fax to (704) 378-1265

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Johnson C. Smith University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability or veteran’s status as it relates to student enrollment or hiring.

Date Posted: 7/3/2014 2:18 pm