academic advisor resume example with 14+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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  • Personable learning and education leader driven to inspire students to pursue academic and personal excellence
  • Expert at employing creative strategies to engage students fully in the learning process
  • Highly skilled in problem solving, project management, and both written and oral communication
  • Experienced public speaker
  • Effective multi-media user
  • Innovative and critical thinker
  • Exceptional written and verbal communicator
  • Excellent interpersonal and coaching skills
  • Outstanding organization and time management
  • Redesigned first-year orientation for The Neeley School of Business; 98% student satisfaction rate on evaluations
  • Created a new group advising program for The Neeley Academic Advising Center; Received 99% satisfaction on student evaluations
  • Developed The Neeley Change of Major Workshop for TCU students planning to change their major to business
  • Produced series of instructional videos for the Neeley webpage and launched new YouTube channel
  • Presenter at 2013 National Academic Advising Association Regional Conference in San Antonio, TX

Work History
Academic Advisor, 07/2010 to Current
East Carolina UniversityGreenville, NC,
  • Effectively counsel over 400 business students in regard to individual educational and professional goals
  • Plan and lead orientation for first-year, transfer and international students; Design handouts and supporting materials for students and parents
  • Train student orientation leaders
  • Facilitate group advising for over 1,000 business students each semester
  • Create and write presentations for group advising; develop hands-on learning activities for students to utilize during session
  • Monitor student learning and satisfaction after orientation and advising
  • Deliver Neeley Change of Major Workshops each Spring semester
  • Produce various training, advising and promotional videos for the Neeley School
  • Edit and publish monthly department newsletter, In The Know @ Neeley
Academic Counselor, 05/2008 to 07/2010
State Of Massachusetts5 Brussels Street, MA,
  • Trained and supervised academic support staff of 10-12 learning specialists
  • Counseled student-athletes from 4 NCAA sports in course/major selection, goal setting, time management, and study skills; all team GPAs were consistently in top third of athletic department
  • Analyzed each team's learning needs and formulated strategies for scholastic success
Academic Advisor, 09/2007 to 05/2008
East Carolina UniversityGreenville, NC,
  • Served as Academic Advisor for 5 athletic teams; three teams honored for Big East Conference Team Academic Excellence Awards
  • Assessed and evaluated students' academic needs and directed them to university resources including, but not limited to: Disability Services, Campus Life, and Career Services
Athletic Assistant/Advisor, 06/2006 to 09/2007
Texas A&M UniversityCity, STATE,
  • Supervised 120 student-athletes and their academic progress and analyzed reports on grades, eligibility, and progress toward degree
Master of Education: Human Relations , Expected in 2011
Northern Arizona University - Flagstaff, AZ
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology, Expected in 2006
Rice University - Houston, TX
  • Microsoft Office including: Word Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook
  • Adobe e-Learning Suite Certified Specialist (completion: June 2014)
  • Windows Live Movie Maker, Microsoft Publisher
  • American Society for Training and Development (ASTD)
  • National Academic Advising Association (NACADA)

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School Attended

  • Northern Arizona University
  • Rice University

Job Titles Held:

  • Academic Advisor
  • Academic Counselor
  • Academic Advisor
  • Athletic Assistant/Advisor


  • Master of Education
  • Bachelor of Arts

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