University Academic Advisor Cover Letter
With experience as an academic advisor at a community college, this applicant was looking for a similar position at a state university. The letter indicates his credentials and range of experience.
Sample University Academic Advisor Cover Letter
November 15, 2010
456, X Street, Y Avenue,
Dear Ms. Martinez:
I am writing to express my interest in the Academic Advisor position in the Student Advising Center, Job Number 12345. I became aware of this position through the State University jobposting Web site. I believe that I am well qualified for a position as Academic Advisor and have attached my resume and qualifications for your review.
I possess a Bachelor's degree in Psychology, and a Master's degree in Education. Currently, I am an Academic Advisor at a community college and work in conjunction with the college's Career Center. My current role has provided me with valuable experience in assessing the career interest and development stages of a diverse population.
My work experience has also provided me with extensive knowledge of the academic advising process and the challenges of student life. I possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, enabling students to trust in the guidance and information that I provide. Furthermore, I have experience in the area of training and development, which qualifies me for dealing with program development issues and implementing training programs for faculty and advisors. After a review of my resume, I'm sure you will find that I am the best candidate for this position.
Thank you in advance for your consideration. I will contact you next week to discuss my ability to successfully fulfill the role of Academic Advisor at State University.