academic advisor resume example with 5+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Motivated Academic Advisor with exceptional written and verbal communication skills. Experience delivering academic counseling and support services to diverse student population. Knowledgeable in youth and adolescent development, including social, behavioral, emotional and cognitive strategies.

  • Data analysis
  • Social and emotional learning
  • Career counseling
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Community engagement
  • Strategic planning
  • Higher education practices knowledge
  • Academic counseling
Expected in to to Specialist of Education | Clinical Mental Health Counseling Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, AL GPA:

GPA: 3.5/ 4.0

Expected in 2017 to to Master of Arts | Counselor Education Clark Atlanta University, Atlanta, GA, GPA:

GPA: 3.7/ 4.0

Expected in 2013 to to Bachelor of Science | Sociology Savannah State University, Savannah, GA, GPA:

GPA: 3.2/ 4.0

Work History
01/2020 to Current Academic Advisor East Carolina University | Greenville, NC,
  • Coordinate follow up and student outreach to monitor academic progress for at-risk students
  • Support curriculum development professionals for nursing, healthcare and information systems
  • Conduct seminars, workshops, and educational presentations for enrichment opportunities for students
  • Maintain student database and electronic records for each student contact
  • Receive and reviews transcripts to determine eligibility for admission to college or specific programs
  • Meet firm deadlines while applying result-driven and goal-oriented methodology
  • Help students with initial adjustment to university academic life and interpreted institutions policies and requirements
05/2018 to 12/2020 Care Coordinator Nascentia Health | Rochester, NY,
  • Serve as a first and primary responder for over 1000 crisis calls monthly
  • Respond to emergency situations with speed, expertise, and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support, and life-saving interventions
  • Advise peers and other clinical staff regarding treatment qualifications, insurance eligibility and various factors determining the proper analysis of required care
  • Provide oral and written formal responses to executive-level decision-makers and stakeholders regarding consumer cases
  • Facilitate linkage for consumers to appropriate public or community service using established protocols and maintain contact until consumer is linked to appropriate service or information
  • Routinely collaborate with department managers to correct problems and improve services
  • Review documentation for compliance with requirements and accuracy of information
  • Improve the delivery of consumer care through reviewing and implementing improvements to clinical approaches
05/2017 to 05/2018 Behavioral Specialist Harris County | Pasadena, TX,
  • Provided services for a wide range of psychological, emotional and behavioral disorders
  • Guided clients in effective therapeutic exercises integrated from Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Implemented program practices responsive to identified behavioral and mental health concerns of individual patients
  • Collaborated with a team of therapists, to implement and oversee individual treatment plans and group therapy for patients receiving care
  • Developed goal-oriented psychoeducational and activity therapy groups to improve clients' level of functioning
  • Led treatment groups and therapeutic activities to teach functional living skills and address behavioral issues
08/2014 to 05/2016 College Advisor University Of Wisconsin Madison | Manitowoc, WI,
  • Successfully assisted over 100 high school Seniors in applying and receiving accepted into various institutions nationwide
  • Significantly increased college acceptance rate among graduating seniors to 80 percent within the first year
  • Facilitated small-group workshops (e.g., soft skills, time management, organization, interviewing)
  • Provided case management services, counseling, education and life-skills training to diverse, at-risk student population
  • Provided counseling for students' personal, social, emotional development
  • Supported completion of Individual Graduation Plan (Grades 9-10)
  • Monitored students academic progress, mental health and sociability through ongoing individual assessments
  • Counseled students in career planning, job placement, and academic goals

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Jacksonville State University
  • Clark Atlanta University
  • Savannah State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Academic Advisor
  • Care Coordinator
  • Behavioral Specialist
  • College Advisor


  • Specialist of Education
  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science

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