Academic Counselor Resume Samples

An Academic Counselor helps students in attaining their educational targets by working along with them and suggesting them in picking courses; identifying strengths and acting as a resource until the students graduate. The common work activities depicted on the Academic Counselor Resume indicate the following – helping students in career planning, coordinating orientations for transfer of new students, reviewing placement or transcripts, and communicating with students to gauge their interests and abilities.

A good candidate for this post is the one who can show evidence of the following skill sets – passionate in connecting with students, patient and resourceful, sociable, excellent communication skills, strong teaching and guiding skills, student counseling experience, and familiarity with various educational institution’s policies and procedures. Education requirements vary from state to state, while some institutes require a bachelor’s degree; many institutes insist on a Master’s degree.

Academic Counselor Resume example

Academic Counselor Resume

Summary : Provide assistance in the implementation of Career Planning and Graduate School Placement, and. a comprehensive student database for reporting and participant tracking.

Skills : Training & Development, Customer Service, Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Administered professional development training webinars and face-to-face for staff of 80 and management team of 15.
    2. Created customized coaching plans for individual staff members and students to improve their performance in areas of difficulty.
    3. Created and administered a three-week training program for the onboarding of new academic counselors.
    4. Evaluated trends for individual counselors and the counseling department to determine specific training needs for employees and teams.
    5. Acted as a liaison between policy administration team and local staff to ensure accurate interpretation and application of policies and procedures.
    6. Assessed the effectiveness of existing training programs through regular testing to determine if learning objectives were being met.
    7. Served on several focus groups tasked to find ways to promote underutilized resources and to identify ways to improve department performance.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
B.A. In Psychology


Sr. Academic Counselor Resume

Summary : Seek a position that will utilize interpersonal communication skills, self-motivating attitude, and desire for success. Responsible for academic advisement, participating in registration and monitoring of course grades.

Skills : Written and Oral communications skills; Academic counseling experience.

Description :

    1. Provides academic, career, and personal counseling to high school students participating in the Upward Bound Program.
    2. Assists students to qualify and apply to college through academic advising, and ACT preparation, and assisting with college applications and financial aid applications.
    3. Plans and implements college orientation experiences such as field trips, mentor and study skills workshops, residential summer program, and career and college search activities.
    4. Helps students develop appropriate educational plans.
    5. Reviews each high school student's schedule of classes and transcripts to assure that the student is pursuing a planned educational program.
    6. Assists the Upward Bound Coordinator in recruiting and selecting eligible students.
    7. Refers students to other appropriate services for assistance, support, or advice beyond the responsibility of the counselor.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Master Of Science


Jr. Academic Counselor Resume

Objective : To obtain a challenging, team-oriented position that will utilize experience and knowledge to provide excellent customer service to all individuals and have the potential to grow within the company.

Skills : Curriculum Development, Education, Research.

Description :

    1. Performed academic advisement and consult prospective, current and former students with regards to Higher Learning Commission policies and procedures.
    2. Assessed academic levels and career goals advised on academic programs.
    3. Effectively Communicates, motivates, and inspires students through critical.
    4. Developed academic plans and class schedules.
    5. Helped and assisted in building of classes and coordinate with the Campus Director to ensure the class schedule are built accordingly and in sequence with all of the other courses offered.
    6. Proactively identified potential barriers within the student academic process and initiates steps resulting in resolution.
    7. Worked closely with the faculty and staff within programs to achieve institutional and department goals and initiatives.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS In Accounting

Academic Counselor III Resume

Summary : Driven and efficient personality has been essential for working in a variety of professional and creative areas.

Skills : Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Communicated with students by phone, email, and face-to-face meetings.
    2. Provided students with accurate and timely information on University policies, practices and resources.
    3. Ensured positive student experiences, providing students with motivation and counseling through critical thinking and problem solving.
    4. Reviewed various student retention trends and reports; successfully strategized with team to achieve and exceed retention goals.
    5. Identified new methods to improve enrollment as well as maintain and deepen existing student relationships.
    6. Audited student schedules for applicability of coursework and candidacy for graduation.
    7. Monitored attendance, as well as the academic and enrollment progress of students.
    8. Fulfilled a lead role in advising students regarding academic or attendance issues.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Master Of Arts

Academic Counselor II Resume

Summary : Self-motivated diverse graduate student with experience performing human resource functions, handling administrative duties efficiently, profiling exceptional customer service, and planning and executing events.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint; Written And Oral Communications Skills; Academic Counseling Experience.

Description :

    1. Supports the academic progress to successful completion of student's as well as support their academic and career goals.
    2. Works with a specific student population to help students achieve their educational goals.
    3. Collaborates with colleagues across the University to provide information to students as they progress through their education program.
    4. Essential Functions: Initiates and responds to student communication concerning academic advising, academic programs, University policies, and other student concerns within the scope of Student Services.
    5. Reviews student requests to change majors, analyzes credit impact, advises students, and updates program requirements as needed.
    6. Promotes academic progress and degree completion.
    7. Interacts with other University departments on behalf of the student.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Master Of Business

Academic Counselor I Resume

Objective : To acquire a position in the work field that will enable progress, personal growth as well as the opportunity to service those in community.

Skills : Education Assistant, Education Specialist.

Description :

    1. Assisted students in improving their academic standing through one-on-one developmental and academic counseling.
    2. Monitored student accountability and improvement though the use of consistent assessment of student progress.
    3. Served as academic advisor for freshman, sophomore and transfer students.
    4. Developed and presented educational skills workshops to students including those on academic probation, residence hall groups and student athletes.
    5. Coordinated a two-day pre-term learning skills program for approximately 30 incoming, academically at-risk freshmen.
    6. Selected, trained, and supervised student tutors.
    7. Created a tutor handbook and tutor training program.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Academic Counselor I Resume

Summary : Dedicated professional with a strong work ethic and a commitment to excellence in guidance and counseling.

Skills : Academic Advisor, Education Specialist.

Description :

    1. Serve as liaison between student and university with regard to university policies and procedures.
    2. One of two chosen leaders to direct Southeast division for recommendations.
    3. Mentor and coach academic counseling team on recommendation and relationship-building techniques.
    4. Facilitate academic counselor team meetings to develop presentation skills.
    5. Create and lead presentations for University of Phoenix staff to help train employees for Recommendations.
    6. Develop tracking strategies and interpret data in order to identify trends in student success rates.
    7. Foster problem-solving skills in students who need help overcoming obstacles to success.
    8. Demonstrate personal and professional integrity as outlined of Ethics.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Psychology

Asst. Academic Counselor Resume

Summary : To continue broadening career experience in an environment which will provide a scope of opportunities to strengthen interpersonal, organizational and professional talents.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Customer, Organizational Skills.

Description :

    1. Provided academic advisement and leadership for all new and continuing students throughout their academic program.
    2. Served as a liaison between the student and the University with regard to University policies and procedures.
    3. Developed academic plans for degree completion following established guidelines.
    4. Mentored and trained new Academic Counseling staff.
    5. Provided the highest standard of customer service.
    6. Recognized for maintaining highest retention rate of enrolled students.
    7. Counseled group of more than 150 online students.
    8. Effectively communicated with and motivated students through critical thinking, creativity, and problem solving to ensure a positive student experience.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Master Of Business

Associate Academic Counselor Resume

Summary : Developing strategies for guiding students in learning; delivering direct intervention services to students who are low income, first generation and students with disabilities.

Skills : Social Media Platforms, Training & Mentoring, Team Collaboration, Training Development, Administrative, Classroom Training, Customer Relations.

Description :

    1. Liaison between students and university with regard to academic policies and procedures.
    2. Collaborate with internal departments to ensure overall positive student experience and outcomes.
    3. Facilitate student grievances and appeals through Academic Affairs.
    4. Foster problem-solving skills in students who need help overcoming obstacles to success.
    5. Prepare agenda and lead bi-monthly meetings, communicating best practices and policy updates.
    6. Assist students by promoting effective conflict resolution and resolving code of conduct issues.
    7. Peer Appreciation Committee volunteer, creating and organizing appreciation events.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Business Administration

Academic Counselor Resume

Summary : To obtain a position as a academic counselor intern. Demonstrated track record of success working with diverse client populations in one-on-one and group settings. Seasoned and responsible professional with a demonstrated competency profile that enhances effective and innovative solutions.

Skills : Excel, Social Media, Microsoft Office, Prezi.

Description :

    1. Provided general curricular advising and long-range course planning.
    2. Provided case management for students experiencing academic, psychological, and medical difficulties.
    3. Maintained student case management records.
    4. Tracked student course enrollments for those below full-time status.
    5. Assisted students who had been withdrawn for medical/psychological reasons in their transition back to campus Attended professional development and training on mentoring.
    6. Assisted in the planning and implementation Orientation programming.
    7. Evaluated programming through online surveys.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Master's In Counselor