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Northeastern University
  • Position Number: 4800535
  • Location: Boston, MA
  • Position Type: Academic Advising

Academic Advisor- Khoury College of Computer Sciences

About the Opportunity

Under the supervision of the Assistant Director - Academic Advising, this position delivers holistic, inclusive, developmental, and student-focused academic advising to undergraduate students in the Khoury College of Computer Sciences including identifying students' interests, abilities, and academic goals and in making decisions regarding their academic career.


Academic Advisors assist in identifying struggling or at-risk students including making appropriate referrals to other college resources; schedule building, registration assistance, add/drop or withdrawal assistance, and major declaration; maintain detailed student records; participates in recruitment activities, programs, and initiatives including providing advising information to prospective students and orientation advising; participates in departmental and committee meetings as appropriate for supporting assigned students; develops and coordinates relationships with various offices on campus to better serve students; and participates in advising-related working groups for the college. Academic Advisors support Khoury students during the orientation process. The Academic Advisor works to foster a welcoming, nurturing, and belonging environment for all students, including those underrepresented in the computer sciences.


Master's Degree in Higher Education, Counseling, Social Work, or other relevant fields; experience working with diverse student populations; excellent oral and written communication skills; understanding of educational requirements and advising processes; demonstrated technology proficiency with various software applications; strong organizational skills; experience working as part of a team

Documents to Submit:

Resume and cover letter

About Khoury College:

Khoury College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community among students, faculty and staff. We strongly encourage applicants from underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and those with diverse experiences and backgrounds. We invite you to join a fast-moving, ambitious college with an underlying mission that is driven by our motto of "CS for Everyone."

Position Type

Academic Administration

Additional Information

Northeastern University considers factors such as candidate work experience, education and skills when extending an offer.

Northeastern has a comprehensive benefits package for benefit eligible employees. This includes medical, vision, dental, paid time off, tuition assistance, wellness & life, retirement- as well as commuting & transportation. Visit for more information.

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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