Academic Advisor (Internal Job Vacancy)


Key Responsibilities

  • Advise students on program requirements and course selection.
  • Assist in registration and orientation of new students and faculty.
  • Analyze course registration and scheduling data and submit reports to academic deans for purpose of decision making.
  • Design data collection instruments and analyze demographic data of students, including employment data, and to prepare reports for Academic Deans for purpose of decision making.
  • Respond to program inquiries by parents, sponsors, universities, local business community and prospective students in consultation with academic deans and APA.
  • Manage relationship between faculty and university on all advising and administrative matters including examination, class schedules, class room allocations and faculty class attendance.
  • Analyze local and international programs and submit reports to academic deans for decision making.
  • Prepare student advising materials and publications and assist in updating departmental web site.
  • Analyze transfer credit applications for the academic deans and the APA.
  • Prepare presentations for academic deans for student orientation and faculty meetings.
  • Prepare departmental brochures and presentations in consultation with academic deans for marketing the schools.
  • Prepare course and examination schedules in collaborating with academic deans and APA.
  • Participate in the invigilation of students during final examination.
  • Carry out any other duties as may be assigned by APA or academic deans.

Qualifications /Educational/Professional/experience)

  • Graduate degree from an accredited university.
  • 3 years' experience in an academic/student advising setting preferably in an institution of higher learning.

Personal Attributes & Competencies

  • Confidentiality and integrity;
  • Team player with excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Relationship builder & effective negotiator;
  • Good Communication skills;
  • Self motivated;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Adaptability and reliability.

Interested applicants must provide a cover letter and a current CV, certified copies of educational certificates and transcripts, names and addresses of three referees, current salary and benefits, telephone and e-mail contacts to by Friday, August 2, 2019.

Director Administration,

United States International University - Africa

P.O. Box 14634-00800, Nairobi, Kenya


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