• Senior Academic Advisor - School of Law Atlanta
  • Emory University in Atlanta, GA, United States
  • jobs
  • 1 month ago

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Job Number: 122553

Department: School of Law...

Campus Location (For Posting) : City

Discover Your Career at Emory University

Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.


Emory Law seeks a student-success oriented person for its re-envisioned Academic Advising team. The Senior Academic Advisor will join a team of professionals working within Academic Engagement and Student Success (AESS). The Senior Academic Advisor is responsible for providing academic advising to students at Emory Law as their primary source of academic advising and planning.

• Assist students in creating an academic plan and course selection based on interests and experiences.
• Assist in law school registration and cross-school class registration.
• Provide student support in both academic and personal capacities.
• Refer students to appropriate law school and campus resources if necessary.
• Monitor academic progress.
• Provide appropriate support and problem-solving as the primary point of assistance in accessing institutional resources.
• Advises graduate student life groups in coordination with Student Life.
• Develop communications and manage a complex customer relations management (CRM) system for students.
• Assist, teach, and mentor in Orientation and Assessment programs.
• Participate in departmental strategic planning and implementing the strategic plan.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

• A Juris Doctor or Juris Master degree from an ABA-Accredited law school, OR a master's degree and seven years of experience advising law students in the United States.
• Experience working with complex databases, CRMs, and student information systems.

• Experience preparing students for bar exam success.
• Experience advising international students.
• Experience working with executive educational programs and mid- to late-career students.

• Applicants will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled with a first review on January 29.
• First round interviews occur via zoom the week of February 5.
• Final in-person interviews occur the week of February 19.
• The position will ideally start in early March.
• Cover Letter
• We acknowledge that it takes time to complete a cover letter. We use the cover letter in our hiring process to evaluate communication skills.
• While a cover letter is not required to apply, providing a cover letter detailing how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications as well as why you are interested in working at Emory Law will enable us to assess your qualifications and suitability more efficiently and effectively for this position.

More About Emory Law:

Emory Law is a national and global leader in legal education that welcomes and supports a diverse law school community, produces path-breaking and influential scholarship, and offers exceptional teaching and practical learning opportunities that enable our alumni to become respected professionals and leaders in a rapidly changing world. Together, our community is working to secure a more fair and just society by advancing the rule of law. Our innovative strategic plan seeks to fuel the ambitions and success of the students, staff and faculty who are drawn to join the Emory Law community. We need people like you to join us so that our vision becomes reality.

Emory Supports a Diverse and Inclusive Culture

Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322.

Emory University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Department of Accessibility Services at 404-727-9877 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD). Please note that one week advance notice is preferred
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