Lumerit Education

Academic Advisor - Research - San Antonio

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Active since 28-02-2018 Job category Education / Coaching / Trainers
Location San Antonio Level -
Educational level Bachelor / Graduate Employment type -
Hours 0 - 40 Salary -
Academic Advisor
Department: Research

Summary: The Academic Advisor prioritizes the student by designing custom degree plans around the individual student needs, that meet the degree requirements of the student’s college, and fulfills the learning outcomes of a respective employer. This is accomplished through the successful use of multiple software platforms, understanding of job trends, as well as the employee's research into the education requirements of the degree granting institution. The successful professional in this role will make the complexity of higher education disappear and in its place create simplicity from which the student is enabled to make degree and course choices that best align to their goals and objectives.

Key Activities:

  • Researches and understands the application of current college degree and high school options to student-specific needs as well as employer needs
  • Creates actionable line by line credit plans of specific courses in the order the student will complete them to meet graduation requirements
  • Researches and creates options with supporting cost estimates for students to consider as they choose their school, major, and/or vocation
  • Conducts custom education research on a case-by-case basis
  • Applies general academic and governmental requirements to specific student profiles
  • Creates student facing e-mails delineating and explaining the options that were created for the student
  • Communicates with colleges as a subject matter expert and advocate on behalf of the students
  • Conduct one on one calls with students to guide them through their options and selections
  • Supports various departments in the interpretation and application of credit plans
  • Helps manager keep Lumerit staff and students informed about educational trends, academic requirements, and governmental regulations affecting degree plans
  • Assists manager in continually revamping Lumerit systems and developing new projects
  • Performs other manager-assigned tasks
  • Participates in regular training sessions to further develop skills and knowledge

Specific Skills We're Looking For:

  • Strong organizational skills
  • Detail oriented and efficient
  • Excellent written and oral communication in English
  • Strong collaboration and interdepartmental communication skills
  • Moderate computer and telephone proficiency
  • Adaptable to high rate of change and pace
  • Self-direction in keeping up-to-date with current information
General Parameters
  • Education. Bachelor's degree required 
  • Travel. No travel is anticipated
  • Hours. 8:30 A.M. to 5:30 P.M., Monday-Friday with additional time as needed
Company Overview

Lumerit enables students to reimagine college by blending world-class academic advising and course curation to allow students to graduate from the college of their choice faster than they ever imagined and for far less than they ever thought possible.

By prioritizing the student above anyone else, we believe we can make a global impact on higher education. Our vision and values empower every member of the Lumerit team to exceed student expectations at every level. In turn, our students (Lumerit Scholars) go on to achieve world-class career, professional, and entrepreneurial outcomes.

Are you looking to realize the full potential of your unique talent while contributing to a very rewarding mission? We'd love to have a conversation with you. Come help us reimagine college by prioritizing the student!

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This listing is a full-time job

Job category Education / Coaching / Trainers
Industry / Industries Education / Training
Region United States

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Name Maritza Sanchez Hernandez