Academic Advisor - College of Education - Part-Time

Anderson University and the College of Education invite applications for a part-time position as Academic Advisor for undergraduate education majors. Anderson University is an innovative, entrepreneurial, premier comprehensive, liberal arts university affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention. The university seeks candidates with a strong Christian value system, lifestyle, and commitment to the integration of faith and learning.

Primary Purpose

The College of Education Academic Advisor coordinates with COE faculty to ensure accurate advising for traditional undergraduate education majors across the various program offerings. The Advisor works with the Dean of College of Education in ensuring students are well-supported with academic planning. Staff member will report directly to the Dean.

Essential Functions

  • Creates schedules for incoming freshman and transfer students.
  • Advises all majors through admission in the Teacher Education Program.
  • Schedules and holds individual advising sessions with candidates prior to registration each semester.
  • Attends monthly College of Education meetings.
  • Ensures compliance with University and College of Education policies and procedures.
  • Ensures regular communication with faculty, staff, and students.
  • Establishes advisor-advisee relationships with students.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Essential Knowledge and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution is required.
  • Must demonstrate understanding and aptitude related to advising.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential.
  • Must possess strong organizational skills.
  • Interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively build rapport with college-age students.
  • A customer-service oriented approach to supporting education candidates.                                                            

To ensure full consideration, please send a letter of application, resume, contact information for three references and a completed Anderson University Staff Application to:


About our Commitment to Diversity

Anderson University does not illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, veteran or military status, or any other basis on which the University is prohibited from discrimination under local, state, or federal law, in its employment or in the provision of its services, including but not limited to its programs and activities, admissions, educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other University-administered programs. In order to fulfill its purpose, the University may legally discriminate on the basis of religion in employment. The University has been granted exemption from certain regulations promulgated under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 which conflict with the University's religious tenets.

Please direct inquiries about our commitment to diversity to Dr. L. Dianne King, Associate Vice President for Student Development/Dean of Student Success/ Title IX Coordinator, Thrift Library Office 203, 316 Boulevard, Anderson, SC 29621, (864) 231-2026, or to the Office of Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education at