Academic Advisor


Academic Advisor

Bowie, Maryland, 20720
Pay Rate
$27 USD / hourly

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Job Description:

We are currently seeking a Temporary Academic Advisor for a three-month engagement at a client site in Prince George's County, Maryland.  The selected candidate will provide support on by managing academic activities, communications, and timelines for student and faculty members.  All applicants must possess a master's degree and at least five years of experience as an advisor within an educational institution.  


  • Provide academic advising to students following established policies and procedures.

  • Assist students in course selection, degree planning, and goal setting to ensure timely progress toward graduation.

  • Serve as a student resource, addressing inquiries related to academic programs, policies, and procedures.

  • Collaborate with faculty and staff to support student success initiatives and retention efforts.

  • Maintain accurate student records and documentation of advising interactions.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Minimum of two (5) years of prior employment in higher education or teaching K-12.

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.

  • Training will be provided on advising skills and competencies with expected delivery outcomes.

Minimum Training and Experience:

  • Masters degree required.

  • Computer experience with Microsoft Office Suite, virtual platforms, and familiarity with student information systems.

  • Must clear a criminal background check before onboarding.

  • Conditions of Employment:

  • Duties will require individuals to occasionally work some evenings and weekends.


  • Competitive Pay

  • Opportunity to gain valuable experience

  • A supportive work environment with professional development opportunities

Full-time, Part-time


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