Academic Advisor


Fort Campbell, KY

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Academic Advisor

  • 492805
  • Fort Campbell, KY
  • Staff
  • Full-time
  • Hopkinsville Community College

Title: Academic Advisor

Salary Range: $2,806 per month

Contract Term Length: 12 Months

Standard Hours: 37.5

Work Location: On-Site

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

College: Hopkinsville Community College

Campus Location: Hopkinsville Fort Campbell C.C

Department: Student Services


Hopkinsville Community College offers a competitive benefits package and an attractive work environment that supports excellence, innovation, and creativity including:

  • Exceptional health care, vision, dental coverage for you and your family
  • Tuition reimbursement/waiver for you, your spouse, and dependents
  • 403(b) retirement plan: a 5% employee contribution receives a 10% employer match
  • Vacation/Sick Time
  • Work-Life Balance
  • 9.5 Paid Holidays
  • 2 Weeks Institutional Closing Pay (Last 2 weeks of December) for qualifying positions
  • Employee Assistance Program

Job Summary

The primary purpose of the full time Academic Advisor is to provide academic and career counseling to enhance students’ academic success.

Job Duties:

• Advise students of academic progress and direction to enhance academic success and progress toward graduation. Make recommendations and suggestions based on professional judgment and experience relative to the student’s degree pathway.
• Design, plan, and execute advising sessions for new students. Advise new students of academic progress and direction to enhance success.
• Responsible for drafting Service Members Opportunity College Active Duty (SOCAD) degree plans per consortium agreement with SOC. Monitor students’ progress on academic plan, and recommend academic options toward graduation in accordance with their academic calendar and military schedule. Enroll military students in PeopleSoft.
• First-line evaluator of Joint Services Transcript for military students based on approved processes. Responsible for researching any changes or possible options for additional credit to submit for review and approval by the Fort Campbell Campus Director.
• Act as designee in absence of Fort Campbell Campus Director for operations related to the Education Center as needed.
• Supervise Student Affairs Assistant II. Provide coverage and service in absence of Admissions/Record staff. Work in collaboration with additional Student Services personnel who rotate to Fort Campbell.
• Other duties as assigned by Fort Campbell Campus Director.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor degree (Education with focus on counseling or student affairs, or related field), and two years related experience, or equivalent.
• Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
• Ability to plan, organize and implement events and day-to-day operations/duties.
• Demonstrates and facilitates a team spirit in department and community.
• Excellent computer skills.

Preferred Qualifications:


Additional Skills Requested:


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