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Academic Counselors are employed by postsecondary education institutions and are responsible for providing support to students. Offering education guidance, implementing educational standards, assisting at-risk students and monitoring their progress are activities commonly seen on Academic Counselor resume samples. Essential qualifications for this job include education expertise, excellent communication and interpersonal abilities, analytical thinking, computer competencies, and writing skills. Those interested in an Academic Counselor position should showcase in their resumes a Master's Degree in educational counseling and state licensure.

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Academic Counselor

Accuratley and completley explain educational programs, expected outcomes, students services and finiancial consideration to students, parents and educators.

  • Responsible for recruting qualified applicants for admission to the school.
  • Manage inquires to achieve prompt contact and performance activity weekly goals.
  • Consistently conduct follow -up meetings, monthtly at minimum, with all applicants.
  • Encouraged team involvement in different activities and policies.
  • Worked and communicated with industry professionals on a daily basis as a resource for the students.
  • Provided students with the tools necessary for communication, critical thinking, and human relations.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Physical Education And Sports Administration
12

Academic Counselor

Lead students through their academic journey by providing support, and leadership. Utilized knowledge and personal experience to assist the maximum number of students in achieving their Associate's Degree.

  • Managed audits for each of approximately 400 student's records.
  • Proactively managed student's progression through their Associate's Degree to ensure successful completion.
  • Utilized knowledge of company resources and policies to analyze student accounts.
  • Collaborated with finance counselors to coordinate student's financial and academic progress.
  • Partnered with other Academic and Finance Counselors to develop a long term contact initiative to present to the Western Region.
  • Excelled at mastering internal programs and training new employees.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Applied Psychology
MA
Master of Arts
13

Academic Counselor

Managed over 300 students and worked with a team of six advisors that collaborated in scheduling and creating plans for each student's success.

  • To counsel and retain students while attending the university
  • To make presentations that consisted of innovative ideas to my academic counselor team.
  • Was named top performer while working in the Strategic Alliances Division.
  • Was recognized by the Vice President of Students twice for customer service.
  • Was a team leader for academic counselors.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration
MA
Business Administration
Project Management Certification
14

High-at-risk Disability Academic Counselor

  • Maintained clients' (At-Risk College Aged Adults (ages 17 to 60+) database files and records in PeopleSoft for 100-150 clients (populations: LGBTQ, MICA, trauma/abused/assaulted, disabled, homeless, and HIV/AIDS).
  • Assisted clients with academic counseling, career counseling, individual personal counseling, stress management, parenting problems, family problems, suicidal ideations, domestic violence, sexual assault, problems with self-esteem, housing, medical, and mental issues.
  • Provided support, counseling, and referrals to clients of partner and family issues.
  • Advocated for client's rights and services and using clinical documentation as guidelines.
  • Researched and referred clients out to community based organizations for services. Created partnerships and collaborated with clients' therapists and case workers
  • Conducted screening, interviews, and intakes of potential clients as well as provide information of program. Supervised and managed 5-10 volunteers and staff workers.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
School Counseling / Family Counseling
Alcohol And Substance Abuse Counseling
15

Assistant Track and Field Coach and Academic Counselor

Assisted with leadership and coaching of the Men's and Women's Track and Field teams.

  • Designed and implemented training for sprints, jumps and hurdles.
  • Managed recruiting and orientation to student athlete prospects.
  • Organized traveling arrangements to athletic events.
  • Assisted in the management of on site competitions.
  • Assisted athletes with academic counseling and planning.
  • Provided emotional support and counseling for student athletes struggling with the pressures of college life.
  • Monitored academic progress for student athletes in need of assistance.
  • Consulted with coaching staff of athletes in need of emotional and academic support.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Psychology
MA
Sports Psychology
MS
Counseling Psychology
16

Academic Counselor

Provided academic advisement to new and continuing students working towards an undergraduate or graduate degree and served as a liaison between students and the University in regard to policies and procedures.

  • Mentored and assisted in the training of newly hired Academic Counselors.
  • Met with students in person and over the phone to help them construct their class schedules, then documented information gathered in the appointment and tracked student progress.
  • Raised my student retention by 11%, and had the highest retention percentage of all Academic Counselors working for the University in the state of Utah by working effectively, efficiently, paying close attention to detail, and having positive interactions with students.
  • Developed and presented training and motivational material during team meetings.
  • Organized and updated student records, scanned student documents and entered them into the computer system, and reviewed records for accuracy and inconsistencies.
  • Effectively communicated, motivated, and inspired students through critical thinking, creativity, and problem solving to ensure a positive student experience and degree completion.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Psychology
17

Senior Academic Counselor

Managed and oversaw academic life cycle including but not limited to managing the admissions process, analyzing prospective and current student information to develop individual advising plans, collaborating with faculty and staff to disseminate knowledge of program curriculum, requirements, resources, and tools.

  • Developed and provided proactive, accurate, and comprehensive academic assistance utilizing critical thinking, creativity, and problem solving skills to address and resolve students' issues focusing on scheduling assistance, regular follow ups, reminders, motivation, and exceptional customer service.
  • Responsible for the review, evaluations, equations, and processing of transfer credits for new, continuing, and returning students.
  • Provided resources and advising plans for students experiencing personal and academic difficulties in the program.
  • Guided student to a sense of accountability for their own choices and their impact on their prospects for academic success.
  • Education Counselor for students' enrolled in a Bachelor or Master's program for the state of New Mexico. Ensured they met state and program requirements.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
BS
Business Management
MA
Master
MA
Masters
18

Academic Counselor

Home-based/Motivational/Pro-bono

  • Managed educational training and monitored academic performances of household members
  • Taught young people the best strategies for scholastic success and monitored their academic performances
  • Tutored elementary and high school students in various subjects including mathematics and writing
  • Instructed high school students on SAT/ACT preparation for college matriculation
  • Advised clients' parents on establishing a nurturing, home environment for their children to produce solid academic achievers
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
MD
Biology
19

Academic Counselor, School of Advanced Studies

  • Academically Advise Doctoral students through programmatic challenges, residency accommodations, and dissertation process questions.
  • Developed a process to support programmatic issues streamlining new student intake processes. A process which increased individual course student retention to 95%.
  • Supported the evaluation of colleagues through data collection and analysis so areas of opportunity for coaching were highlighted.
  • During tenure also worked in Finance and Enrollment positions.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
MA
Human Capital Management
MA
Adult Education And Training
20

Academic Counselor

Provide academic advisement and management for all new and continuing students throughout their academic program while
serving as a liaison between the student and the University with regard to University policies.

  • Ensure new student orientation to University policies and services
  • Assist students in resolving student complaints to ensure resolution toward corrective action.
  • Contact students through written/verbal communications to disseminate information concerning the students' academic status and quality service levels.
  • Audit student schedules for candidacy for graduation, as determined by university policy, and provides related information to appropriate campus personnel as requested.
  • System Knowledge/Usage- S3 Scheduling, IS3, Etc
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Business Administration
MA
Management

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