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Include These Academic Advisor Skills
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Time management and deadline orientation
- The ability to work under pressure and to multitask
- Empathy and patience
- An interest in higher education and knowledge of graduate employment trends
- Computer proficiency and the ability to use digital technologies
- Teamworking abilities
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Dear Mr. Lewis:
Upon learning of your search for an Academic Advisor, I hastened to submit my resume for your review. As an enthusiastic and motivated individual with experience in academic advising and support, excellent marketing and communication talents, and a commitment to achieving organizational goals, I would be a valuable asset to your school in this role.
My background includes delivering presentations to current and prospective students, meeting—or surpassing—admissions goals, advising students on program and schedule selection, and connecting with a broad range of individuals to drive school interest and enrollment. With strong inner motivation and superior organization talents, I am prepared to excel in this position.
Highlights of my qualifications include…
Coordinating a full range of academic advisory and admissions responsibilities, including registration, collateral development, event management, transfer credits, class schedules, enrollment/withdrawal, and financial aid.
Experience in working with traditional, non-traditional, domestic and international students.
Increasing student enrollment through well-honed marketing and presentation skills and a keen ability to determine student goals and ensure optimal program choices.
Guiding, mentoring, and supporting students through academic, cultural, social, and immigration transitions to facilitate positive and beneficial foreign student experiences.
Outstanding presentation, collaboration, and interpersonal abilities
With my strong academic background and my demonstrated commitment to achieving university goals, I am well prepared to extend my record of service to Carole Point. I welcome the opportunity to discuss this position and my qualifications with you further. Thank you for your consideration.