Academic Advisor

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Work type: Full-Time Staff
Location: Macon, GA
Categories: Academic Advising & Services, Student Affairs and Services

Position Title

Academic Advisor


Educational Opportunity Center


General University

Vacancy Number


Work Location

Macon, GA

Job Type


Job Category



To provide academic advising and support services to program participants. This position works under direct supervision.

Required Qualifications

A bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university is required along with prior experience which involves tutoring and/or advising of students to include monitoring of participant academic progress.  The successful candidate must have: effective communication skills, particularly with diverse populations; the ability to build good rapport with a variety of constituents; the ability to learn easily and disseminate detailed information; excellent computer skills; the ability to work independently or collaboratively with others in a team; and be detail oriented. Must have the ability to lift up to 25 lbs overhead with or without reasonable accommodation.  Must have the availability and willingness to work on some weekends, mornings, and evenings.

Is a criminal background check needed for this position?


Externally Funded

This position is externally funded and continuation is contingent upon funding.

Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience

Pay Basis


FLSA Status


Required Documents

Resume, Cover Letter, References

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should be prepared to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have a bachelor's degree?
2. Describe your prior related experience.
3. Do you have the ability to lift up to 25 lbs overhead with or without reasonable accommodation?

EEO Statement


Mercer University recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.

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