academic advisor resume example with 6+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Executive Summary

A diverse Academic Advisor with 5 years of progressive experience building mutually beneficial business partnerships, leading highly effective teams, and delivering innovative strategies to promote accountability and awareness around diversity and inclusion.

Demonstrated success in:

Results-oriented Relationship management, Diversity and Inclusion, employee/student engagement, and talent acquisition

Contributing add value as a subject matter expert: Thorough Portfolio with 5+ years of successful relationship management as a established professional demonstrating a high level of initiative and proficiency in prioritizing high impact communication to employees/ students resulting in a decreasing of complaints both internal and external operations.

Aligning business-as-usual objective(s) specializing in diversity and inclusion development, program management, and team building.

Evaluating operations, programs, services, policies and procedures to determine efficiency, effectiveness, goal assessment and objectives.

SMART transformation implementations (e.g., conveys mission and goals, respond to key issues, and raise visibility/convey the value proposition within).

  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Talent Acquisition
  • Student development
  • Team leadership and supervision
  • Cross Functional and Cross site team management
  • Strategic Thinker
  • Team player
  • Policy and procedure improvements
  • One-on-one and small group instruction
  • Relationship building
  • Empirical research
  • Quantitative and qualitative analysis
  • Clinical research
Academic Advisor, 06/2019 - Current
Franklin University Columbus, OH,
  • Established measures to promote diversity and drive equal access to opportunity and advancement.
  • Monitor College of Arts and Sciences undergraduates progress by discussing educational goals, grades and performance.
  • Presented students with information and resources to promote academic progress and empowered students to take responsibility for academic success.
  • Scheduled meetings with at-risk students to discuss methods for improving grades and bolstering learning opportunities.
  • Serve as student mentor and counselor for students when academic problems and personal adjustment issues arose.
  • Encourage students to develop four-year plan and assisted in planning and individual program of study for next term.
  • Directed, coordinated and evaluated activities of support staff within academic institutions, departments and alumni organizations.
Academic and Career Counselor, 01/2019 - 06/2019
Salem Community College City, STATE,
  • Strengthened community outreach by liaising with local applicants for the College Bound/Gear Up program for middle and high school students while increasing the enrollment and retention number of at-risk students
  • Connected with business and recruiters to build relationships and increase opportunities for students.
  • Assisted individuals making career-related decisions by conducting assessments to measure skills, abilities and interests.
  • Provided academic, career, and personal guidance counseling to program participants in one-on-one and group appointments
  • Cultivated relations with students through career awareness workshops, college workshops, and college visits
  • Selected and implemented interesting and interactive learning media to increase student understanding of course materials.
Research Assistant|Center for the Study of Diversi, 06/2017 - 12/2018
University Of Delaware City, STATE,
  • Conducted analysis of “The Storytelling Project,” a project that detailed the microaggressions and microaffirmations students of color experience at the University of 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Prepared presentations and journal articles based on the findings of the analysis
  • Shared research findings through publications, presentations and conferences.
  • Executed qualitative and quantitative analysis on wide range of data.
  • Developed reports and recommendations regarding research outcomes.
  • Assisted with investigations and literature reviews to drive initiatives.
Research and Teaching Assistant, 08/2015 - 12/2018
University Of Delaware City, STATE,
  • Collaborated with the Department of Sociology Criminal justice professors in courses and on research focused on topics of sociology, race, and gender
  • Applied excellent documentation practices when recording data and managing source documentation.
  • Organized class curriculum and assisted professor with developing new presentations to classrooms of 50+ students.
  • Developed reports and recommendations regarding research outcomes.
  • Executed qualitative and quantitative analysis on wide range of data.
  • Experience with SPSS, STATA, and Nvivo
  • Assisted in curriculum design and the development of exams
  • Delivered lectures to classrooms of 50+ students.
  • Advanced research by organizing data, generating spreadsheets and drafting reports.
Education and Training
Master of Arts: Sociology, Expected in 05/2016
University of 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor - Newark, DE
Status -
  • Thesis: “’There’s no Struggle Like a Black Girl Struggle’: Black College Women and Their Experiences with Gendered Racial Microaggressions at a Predominately White Institution”
  • Graduate Scholars Award Recipient
Bachelor of Arts: Women And Gender Studies, Expected in 05/2014
University of 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor - Newark, DE
Status -
  • Minor in Sexualities and Gender Studies
  • Ronald E. McNair Scholar Recipient
Activities and Honors
  • Undergraduate Academic Services EDI Committee (March 2021—Present)
  • Critical Race Studies in Education Association Conference (October 2021)
  • National Academic Advising Association Region 1 Conference (March 2020)
  • Reclaiming Black Girls' and Women's Health Symposium (May 2018)
  • Intersectional Inquiries Conference (March 2017)
  • Minority Mentor Lecture Series Committee, Chair (2015 – 2017)

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  • University of 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • University of 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor

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  • Academic Advisor
  • Academic and Career Counselor
  • Research Assistant|Center for the Study of Diversi
  • Research and Teaching Assistant


  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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