Catholic Health Initiatives Mercy College - Academic Advisor in DES MOINES, Iowa

Mercy College - Academic Advisor


Mercy College of Health Sciences is seeking an individual who is passionate about helping others further their education and careers. Continuing the legacy the Sisters of Mercy began, we are committed to helping students achieve their dreams to help others.

We have a position open for a Academic Advisor. In this role you will provide academic advisement to students pursuing a career in the health sciences. You will assist in evaluating their desires and needs to help them select the appropriate Mercy College program and help students find career development resources both online and with College Student Success staff. You'll also develop and facilitate presentations and workshops for employees designed to enhance academic advising.


We are looking for candidates with:

  • Master's degree in higher education, advising, student services, psychology, health sciences, business or related field.

  • Two plus years' experience in academic advising, admissions, career counseling or recruitment.

  • Successful experience working with secondary or college level students.

  • Demonstrated experience assisting with career services.

  • Strong oral, written and presentation skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships.

It is Mercy College of Health Sciences’ policy to conduct all academic programs and business activities in a manner that is free from unlawful discrimination and to provide equal opportunity for and equal treatment of students and employees regardless of race, color, age, ethnicity, religion/creed, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, genetic information, sex, marital status, disability or status as a U. S. veteran or any other factor protected by law. Inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies may be directed to the Vice President, Enrollment Management and Student Affairs or the Human Resources’ Business Partner at 515.643.3180, 928 6 th Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa 50309, .

Job Professional Non-Clinical


Daily Schedule varies

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0178809

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.