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Assistant Director of Undergraduate Advising

Capitol Technology University
Job Location:
Laurel, Maryland
Academic Advising

The Assistant Director (AD) serves as the primary professional responsible for ensuring that the advising needs, both academic and developmental, of students are attended to including consultation with and referrals to other college departments/services as student needs may require. The AD works to ensure that students have the tools for success within the college environment through individual meetings and classroom instruction.

Responsibilities of the AD:

  • Provide holistic advising and support to undergraduate students including, curricular requirements, academic expectations, academic polices, and academic success
  • Maintain systematic and frequent interaction with approximately 350 undergraduate and graduate students required to seek advising and maintain accurate and detailed records of student interactions
  • Function as point of contact for academic questions, concerns, policy, and important dates (add/drop, withdraw, audit, finals, etc.)
  • Assist students in consideration of goals and evaluation of progress toward established goals
  • Assist students in understanding their academic preparation and develop action plans for academic success
  • Review individualized schedules and reports regarding academic course selection
  • Advise Certificate, Associate, and Bachelor degree seeking undergraduate students
  • Assist students in consideration of goals and evaluation of progress toward established goals
  • Assist students in selecting appropriate degree programs, developing educational plans to meet degree requirements, and building schedules to meet short term goals
  • Advocate for undergraduate student success in the classroom and with campus accessibility/participation
  • Create and maintain information, reports and procedures in the advising module of the student information system and online portal. 
  • Serve as lead instructor for Freshman Seminar and teach or co-teach two sections.
  • Review data and choose courses that will offer supplemental instruction and learning labs
  • Facilitate all Right Start Planning days
  • Maintain placement testing information including student testing information, placement scores, proctor modules, and course placement
  • Participate in campus events including: Orientation, Open Houses, and Commencement
  • Participate in campus committees
  • Additional duties as assigned


Masters degree required. Advising experience required. High level of comfort with computer applications. Supplemental Instruction experience or training preferred. Experience with an institution with a specialized mission or with enrollment below 1,500 preferred.

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