Concordia University - Irvine Ca
  • Townsend Institute
  • Irvine, CA, USA
  • Full-Time

The Academic Advisor for the Townsend Institute assists in supporting the various programs and its students
with respect to enrollment, orientation, registration, ongoing academic support and graduation. The Academic Advisor also assists in carrying out duties and tasks that contribute to the academic advising and student progress toward degree. All activities of this position are to make a contribution to the fulfillment of the mission of the university.


  1. Formulate basic graduation plans for all students.
  2. Interpret and record academic placement.
  3. Demonstrate ability to create and update accurately all graduation requirements and academic progress toward degree for all undergraduate majors, minors and programs.
  4. Participate in carrying out registration procedures including satisfactory academic progress toward graduation.
  5. Demonstrate full knowledge of academic policies, majors, minors, and programs for each catalog year.
  6. Assist with additional departmental tasks as determined by the Assistant Director including but not limited to:
    1. updating checklists for all majors
    2. mapping courses and assessing course schedule conflicts
  7. Assists with transfer requests by working with the Assistant Director and Admissions.

  8. Notify students of deadlines, registration procedures, course options, course evaluations and class schedules throughout their program by preparing email communications.

  9. Knowledgeable about CACREP requirements and able to advise counseling students appropriately regarding licensing requirements in their home state.

  10. Explains the process and policies for admissions, enrollment, registration and deadlines to all new and returning students.

  11. Assist students with support needed from enrollment through graduation.

  12. Provide award-winning customer service and availability to all prospective, current students, faculty and staff.

  13. Assist Admissions Department with updating of program materials, Information Nights, and communication to prospective and continuing students.

  14. Other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Bachelor's degree (BA) from a four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or
training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Master's degree preferred.

Concordia University - Irvine Ca
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