Academic Advisor Resume

Contact information

Jose S. Villa

1018 Hall Street
Hyderabad – 89101

Career objective

Seeking a challenging position as an Academic Advisor in a reputable company where I can utilize my knowledge and skill.

Experience

Nov 2009-July 2010, School of Human Resource Management, York University, Canada

Undergraduate Program Assistant/Academic Advisor

  • Provided academic advising to new and continuing students on program and degree requirements, including external professional pre-requisites in a high volume environment
  • Handled all complaints, problems and difficulties encountered by staff; taking the initiative to achieve creative solutions to satisfy the needs of parties
  • Answered a variety of questions/queries from students, faculty and the general public
  • Supervised staff, handling any issues or difficulties they encountered
  • Responsible for the administration of course offerings/lecture schedule, and CAS specification

2008- Present Student Adviser, Kaplan Open Learning, Leeds

  • Induct students onto the programme and mentor them throughout their studies
  • Advise students on all matters concerning their studies including course structures, work programmes, assessment issues and available progression routes
  • Monitor student attendance and assignment submissions
  • Deal with students’ personal timetables and keep track of individual progress
  • Liaise with student mentors and employers throughout the programme
  • Alert tutors to any potential problems with the programme and individual students and work with tutors to ensure the best possible service and support is given to students

Education

  • March 2010 Queen’s University, Canada

Certificate in Conflict Resolution & Mediation

  • June 2001 University of Windsor, Canada

Bachelor of Laws

  • June 1993 University of Manitoba, Canada

Bachelor of Arts

Major: Economics Minor: Sociology

References

Floyd P. Olivier

Manager

Wap Company.

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