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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

Acted as liaison with school and students in respect to admissions processes and degree options

  • Provided information to students regarding school policy, practices and regulations
  • Contacted and met with students to provide information concerning their academic status
  • Followed up with students to discuss their academic progress
  • Played a lead role with student re-entry efforts to increase enrollment and retention
  • Recruited students and conducted appointments for re-enrollment
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Business Management
MA
Business Administration
22

Academic Counselor

Management

  • Manage student files capturing progress notes, ensuring updates as required, and assist students with various issues.
  • Provide student support during period of initial classes.
  • Contact and convert qualified prospects.
  • Provide customer support through both outbound calls and inbound calls.
  • Maintain a student retention rate 30% higher than the company's average retention rate.
  • Deliver $1.6 M+ potential profit through sales and retention results.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Business
MA
Administrative Health Care Management
MA
Health Care Administration
23

Academic Counselor

  • Motivate, inspire and service 350 plus online students to Graduation.
  • Actively coach students through class choices. Construct and monitor student schedules in order to adhere to strict Department of Education requirements.
  • Evaluate student transfer credits to complete matriculation process into UOP programs.
  • Coach students on academic policy: dropped or failed classes, attendance, online class and program requirements, class selections, instructor and classroom issues, credit evaluation and student code of conduct.
  • Motivated and Inspired Academic team to meet goal of 400 student recommendations in one month which was 300% over 10 teams in Division.
  • Increased New Student Retention by 22% in one month by enrolling 32 new students into degree programs.
  • 3rd QTR Midwest Division Award for outstanding performance.
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BA
Business Management
24

Associate Director of Upward Bound/academic Counselor

Provides support, guidance, and direction to students in a variety of situations and environments.

  • Counsels and provides advice to students regarding course selection and scheduling to ensure that program requirements, as well as future goals and objectives, are met.
  • Maintains student academic files; monitors student progress and achievements; identifies academic and related problems, and provides guidance and advice as warranted.
  • Interacts effectively with students who have different cultural and social backgrounds.
  • Provides opportunities to visit selected state supported four-year colleges and universities as well as some private campuses.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
MA
Educational Leadership
25

Academic Counselor

Performed academic advising, assisting students with course selections, study skills, and career planning.

  • Daily use of Oracle Database Systems/PeopleSoft
  • Appointed to lead Recommendation/Referral plan for entire team of 12
  • Consistently had total student retention of 66% which is the highest my manger has ever seen the team.
  • Helped to prepare students for graduation
  • Assisted students in the completion of financial aid forms and college application materials.
  • Counseled a diverse student body, including disadvantaged, first generation, and international students. Works closely with the elite students relative to the entire career planning/college application process.
  • Strived to align students' abilities, aptitudes, and interests to optimize college selections/ job placement.
  • Worked 40 hrs/wk while in graduate school, and maintained a 3.5 G.P.A.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
C
Planning
BS
Tourism Development And Management
MS
Information Systems
26

Academic Counselor

Provided university support to students of all ages

  • Scheduled/dropped/withdrew students from classes
  • Promoted university resources to ensure student success
  • Acted as a liaison for students and instructors
  • Advised students to the best program per their potential career
  • Created relationships with students using the Student Success Process
  • Evaluated transcripts from various schools to identify which credits would apply to a given program
  • Abided by and relayed university policies and procedures to students.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
AA
Associate of Arts
BA
Philosophy
27

Senior Academic Counselor

Provided academic counseling and supportive services to a caseload of 350 students attending the online and local campus modalities.

  • Serviced students with from diverse academic, socioeconomic, and cultural backgrounds enrolled in the Bachelor and Graduate degree programs by performing daily retention task.
  • Managed student academic, enrollment and admission files to ensure accuracy of paperwork and degree program.
  • Communicated with students via email or telephone regularly to ensure student retention.
  • Responsible for monitoring academic performance and linking students to campus and online resources
  • Supported career services by counseling students on career options and guiding their development job search skills.
  • Participated in professional conferences and other self-directed professional development activities.
  • Worked closely with finance, registrars, and academic affairs department to strategically inform students of updates and keep on track to graduation.
  • Completed pre-evaluations, degree audits and schedule requests.
  • Assisted management with on the job training and mentoring new employees.
  • Advised students of academic, instructional and university policies to include FERPA & ADA.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Interdisciplinary Studies
MA
Education-adult Education & Training
28

Academic Counselor

Advise students in the best choice of classes based on their interest and abilities

  • Counsel low achieving students and parents in developing a plan for grade improvement
  • Make decisions about the academic program taught at St. Cecilia
  • Create master schedule of classes and classroom facility usage
  • Mentor instructors and faculty on classroom procedures
  • Order and administer standardized tests
Candidate Info
29
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Biology And Chemistry
MA
Education
29

Academic Counselor

Provide academic, career, social, and personal counseling to members of 4 varsity teams including football and men's basketball

  • Mentor approximately 30 at risk student athletes including travel to all men's basketball away contests
  • Regularly meet with high profile student athletes and parents in recruiting meetings to articulate the merits of a University of Connecticut education as a student athlete
  • Work closely with head coaches and university administrators to ensure a positive academic experience and engender close future relations as UConn alumni
  • Assess academic needs of student athletes and coordinate appropriate strategies and interventions
  • Coordinate nominations for national scholarships and BIG EAST awards for student athletes with FAR, Compliance Department, Sports Information and head coaches
  • Work closely with compliance on student athlete progress towards degree eligibility certification
  • Evaluate PSA's potential for academic success at UCONN and advise compliance and coaches accordingly
  • Supervise two graduate students in their practicum experiences
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Criminal Justice
MS
Counseling And Educational Psychology
MA
Sports Management
30

Academic Counselor

Provide educational advising to a group of 300-400 students.

  • Evaluate student academic progress and make appropriate scheduling determinations.
  • Lead and organize new student orientation each semester.
  • Analyze various reports to identify academic concerns.
  • Schedule classes for new and continuing student registration.
  • Evaluate prior educational transcripts to make proper schedule.
  • Participate in dean meetings to stay aware of the campus initiatives.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Sociology
MA
Organizational Leadership

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