academic advisor resume example with 12+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Motivated Academic Advisor with exceptional written and verbal communication skills. Successful at guiding students through course registration steps, course selection and academic planning. Expertise in goal setting and active listening. Proactive Academic Advisor with 25 years delivering comprehensive program of counseling and supportive services to students. Collaborated with school officials with mature discretion and judgment. Recognized facilitating meaningful interactions in supportive environment.

  • Interview Skills Instruction
  • Conflict Management
  • Course Counseling
  • Problem Solving
  • Attention to Detail
  • Alcohol and Drug Prevention Programs
  • Educational Problem Identification
  • Student Records Maintenance
  • Behavior Counseling
  • Decision Making
  • Emotional Support
Work History
Academic Advisor, 11/2021 - 02/2022
East Carolina University Greenville, NC,
  • Conducted academic advisement services for students on reoccurring basis to maintain educational progression.
  • Helped students with initial adjustment to university academic life and interpreted institutions policies and requirements.
  • Maintained student database and electronic records for each student contact.
  • Mentored students, offering advice and support on topic selection, appropriateness and academic value.
  • Provided support and guidance to students experiencing academic and personal troubles.
  • Discussed student success strategies and development of study skills.
  • Provided comprehensive support services encompassing career and personal goals of student.
Special Education Teacher, 01/2017 - 06/2021
St Mary's Health System Bangor, ME,
  • Modified general education curriculum for special-needs students using various instructional techniques and technologies.
  • Delivered effective and differentiated classroom instruction to range of neurodiverse students.
  • Assisted struggling students to maintain progress levels by designing individualized lesson plans focused on areas for improvement.
  • Organized instruction material, constructed bulletin boards and set up work areas.
  • Led activities that developed students' physical, emotional and social growth.
  • Taught multiple subjects to students with intellectual or emotional disabilities.
  • Taught students across multiple classifications and degrees of special needs.
  • Cultivated connections and strong student rapport to foster classroom engagement, in addition to recording student progress to inform parents and school administration.
  • Created and managed IEPs to define student learning objectives and educational strategies, in addition to applying instructional knowledge and methods to support goals.
  • Taught reading, language arts and social sciences in self-contained ED and LD classroom.
  • Redirected students using Positive Behavior Support (PBS).
  • Designed and implemented point system to encourage positive behavior.
Guidance Counselor, 08/2004 - 06/2012
Hendry County Schools Labelle, FL,
  • Reviewed and discussed new students' academic credentials, interests and educational goals.
  • Provided crisis intervention in response to emergencies, employing existing trust and rapport to deescalate situations.
  • Collaborated with teachers to define therapy objectives and analyze progress.
  • Regularly met with enrolled students to confirm success and identify problem areas.
  • Implemented career counseling path mandated by state, working with parents and students to implement new parent-teacher conference approach.
  • Assisted high school seniors complete college applications and meet requirements necessary for graduation.
  • Maintained positive relationships with students, faculty, alumni and administration.
  • Collaborated with teachers and administrators in development, evaluation and revision of school programs and in preparation of master schedules for curriculum offerings.
  • Empowered students through counseling and skill-building exercises.
  • Delivered supportive and knowledgeable counseling to students with academic or personal concerns.
  • Identified cases of domestic abuse or other family problems and encouraged students or parents to seek additional assistance from mental health professionals.
  • Taught lessons to students and faculty regarding issues such as bullying and drug abuse.
  • Provided alcohol and drug prevention programs and classes to teach students to handle conflicts without resorting to violence.
  • Helped students develop organizational, time management and study skills.
  • Conducted individual and group counseling sessions.
  • Reviewed transcripts to verify students met graduation or college entrance requirements and wrote letters of recommendation.
  • Worked with individuals to help understand and overcome personal, social or behavioral problems affecting educational or vocational situations.
  • Prepared students for later educational experiences by encouraging exploration of learning opportunities and perseverance through challenging tasks.
Master of Science: School Counseling, Expected in 12/1999
Purdue University Calumet - Hammond, IN
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Bachelor of Science: Psychology, Expected in 12/1994
Calumet College of St. Joseph - Whiting, IN
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School Attended

  • Purdue University Calumet
  • Calumet College of St. Joseph

Job Titles Held:

  • Academic Advisor
  • Special Education Teacher
  • Guidance Counselor


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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