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Advising Coordinator, College of Education (2696)

Idaho State University
Job Location:
Academic Advising
Advising Coordinator, College of Education (2696)
Pocatello - Main

Institution Information

Idaho State University, established in 1901, is a Carnegie-classified doctoral research and teaching institution, with a culture built on trust, compassion, stability, and hope. ISU serves over 12,000 students in Pocatello, Meridian, Twin Falls, and Idaho Falls. Students and faculty at ISU are leading the way in cutting-edge research and innovative solutions. We are proud to offer exceptional academics nestled in the grand, natural beauty of the West. We invite you to apply to be a part of our University community!

Job Description

The Advising Coordinator is responsible for advising undergraduate students in the College of Education. This includes reviewing all applicant materials prior to admission to the College of Education programs. The Advising Coordinator reports to the Assistant Dean of the College and is responsible for implementing the enrollment, recruitment and retention efforts.

Key Responsibilities
  • Academic Student Advising: Provide advising to current, prospective, transfer, and degree-holding students including general academic advising, prerequisite and admission requirements to College of Education programs, and advising of petition and appeals processes both within the college and university-wide. Advising extends to knowledge and referral to faculty, staff, and administrators within the college and campus-wide.
  • Admission Process: Design, produce, and distribute information materials to inform and educate prospective and current students as to the requirements for application and admission into the College of Education Programs. Coordinate college recruitment events and participate in university recruitment events.
  • Transcript Evaluation: Evaluate transcripts of prospective degree-holding students for compliance with requirements for the Teacher Education Program.
  • College Advisor Representative: Attend meetings with the Executive Director of Office of Academic Advising and other college advising coordinators to maintain communication and have open dialog concerning advising issues as well as policies and procedures as they relate to specific colleges and to the student population at large.
  • Student Records and Accreditation: Maintain all appropriate records and databases for university and college data. Write requested annual reports on advising activities for accreditation and continuous improvement purposes.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Two years of experience in higher education academic advising or student-related services
  • Two years of experience coordinating, managing, and overseeing programs in a higher education setting
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent organizational management and human relation skills
  • Ability to work with diverse populations
  • Solid working knowledge of student development, recruitment, academic advising, and student services within a higher education setting
  • Solid working knowledge of databases used for tracking student information
Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's Degree in Education, Counseling, Student Development, Administration, Student Affairs or related areas
Additional Information

You must submit your CV/resume, cover letter, and list of three (3) professional references, including current contact information. This position will remain open until it is filled; however, priority consideration will be given to applications received prior to March 8, 2024. Salary will be between $48,000 - $58,000 per year, commensurate with education and experience. Benefits include comprehensive health, dental, and vision; life insurance; disability plan; employee assistance program (EAP); excellent retirement options and company contribution; and generous paid time off/sick leave accrual. All offers of employment are conditional pending the successful completion of a background investigation, provided by HireRight.

Posting Number: req2124
Type: Working 12 months per year
Position: Non-classified Staff
Division: Office Of Academic Affairs

The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.

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