Coastal Carolina University — Academic Advisor

Coastal Carolina University is currently accepting applications for the following positions: Academic Advisor (Student Services Program Coordinator II) in the Wall College Advising Center (1 position) and Strategic Advising and Peer Leadership Center (1 position). These positions will work closely with Department Chairs in advising students within their major. 

Duties will include, but are not limited to: serves as primary academic and outreach counselor for all students assigned by the department(s) with which the advisor is affiliated; works with department chair and other advisors in creating schedules for first-year students and meeting with them during summer orientations; maintains regular contact with students and provides accurate, timely information on the academic major, University policies and regulations, and support services available to students; monitors students’ academic progress, counseling them after mid-term grades and at the end of each semester; teaches one class per academic year, or fulfills the equivalent “teaching” responsibility through tutoring, conducting study sessions, or providing workshops for faculty advisors and/or students; works closely with assigned departments and Chairs and other advisors, keeping up-to-date with any changes in requirements or course work within the major(s); audits student files to determine if students are registered for appropriate level courses; helps students prepare individual plans of study; maintains updated student records; and transfers student files to appropriate individuals during instances of students changing majors; provides support for student success via Beacon, the early-alert system, and provides appropriate interventions when necessary including referrals for supplemental instruction or tutoring, counseling services, and additional services as needed; and perform other duties as assigned. 

Requirements: A master’s degree and related experience is required. Two (2) years’ experience in higher education and former experience with college-level instruction and/or teaching experience is preferred.

Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, minutes from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 46 states and 53 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and Ph.D. degrees in Marine Science and Education. 

Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply. 

Interested applicants may apply on line at: Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, contact information for three (3) professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer. 

Student Services Program Coordinator II (CB70/61123272/FTE-S00578P), full-time position with benefits. SC State Pay Band: 05. Normal work hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Must be flexible to meet the special scheduling needs of the university.