Academic Advisor

Online Ad:                            Academic Advisor

Institution:                            New Mexico State University–Alamogordo

Location:                               Alamogordo, NM

Category:                              Exempt Staff

Application Deadline:        2/22/2024

Rank/Salary:                        $37,271 to $46,589 Commensurate with education and experience

New Mexico State University Alamogordo is seeking an Academic Advisor for the Student Services Department.  The candidate will provide academic advisement for prospective, current, and former students within a specified undergraduate academic department or equivalent unit of a college. Assesses academic level, attends to student inquiries, assists in problem resolution, and advises on program changes, and in the development of academic plans and schedules. Analyzes applications, transfer evaluations, and transcripts for entry and exit from the university. Maintains appropriate records. May establish programs for target recruitment and retention and develop program and marketing materials.



Required Qualifications:

•  Bachelor’s degree in a related field.


New Mexico State University Alamogordo (NMSU-A) is a comprehensive community college located in the foothills, at the base of the Sacramento Mountains. This vantage point overlooks the City of Alamogordo and the Tularosa Basin. The service area of the school includes Holloman Air Force Base (HAFB), White Sands Missile Range, and stretches beyond the view to include the Mescalero Apache Reservation and approximately twenty villages and towns. Much of the south-central New Mexico region benefits from the convenient location of the campus. NMSU-A is a two-year community college campus accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is dedicated to the concept of high-quality, cost-effective education that meets the needs of the community and its diverse student population

Benefits offered: Group medical, vision, and dental insurances, group life, disability, and state educational retirement.

Application deadline is June 30, 2022. Submit letter of interest, a resume, and names and contact information for 3-5 professional references through the university job portal at  Paper/e-mail documents will not be accepted. Required documents must be attached to the electronic application for consideration.


All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent on the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by federal law, state law, and NMSU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a criminal history check. New Mexico State University Alamogordo is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, females, veterans, and those with a disability are encouraged to apply.