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Boston University ACADEMIC COUNSELOR, College of Engineering, Undergraduate Programs & Records in BOSTON, Massachusetts

Provide counseling and support services to sophomore undergraduate students. Responsibilities include assisting in the coordination and development of programs related to retention of students, counseling students on academic program policies and issues, assisting students in making appropriate educational choices and decisions, and assisting with the academic review process. The position recommends appropriate interventions for students in academic jeopardy and provides appropriate triage for student situations. This position is an integral part of the Undergraduate Programs team and all services offered for undergraduate engineers. This position is critical to our undergraduate students academic and emotional success, and can have a serious impact on retention. It requires a professional with superior counseling and communication skills; one who is sensitive to issues of confidentiality and family dynamics.

Required Skills

  • B.A./B.S.

  • Masters degree preferred

  • Good organizational skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Sensitivity and the ability to maintain confidentiality

  • Requires proficiency with standard office software programs such as FileMaker Pro, Adobe, and Microsoft

  • 3+ years of experience

Please include a resume and cover letter to be considered.

Please note all newly hired staff and faculty, will need to be in compliance with Boston University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement ( within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption (instructions ( ). For further information on the University’s response to COVID-19, please visit the Back2BU site ( .

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Required Experience