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Academic Advisor I (S03475P)

Company: University of Texas at Arlington
Location: Arlington
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number S03475P

Position Title Academic Advisor I (S03475P)

Department CONHI Student Success Advising

Location Arlington

Job Family Nursing

Position Status Full-time

Work Hours Standard

Work Schedule

Monday-Friday; 8:00am-5:00pm.

UTA currently requires periodic COVID -19 testing for all employees

Open to External and Internal

FLSA

Salary Salary is commensurate based on qualifications and relevant experience.

Duration Funding expected to continue

Pay Basis Monthly

Benefits Eligible Yes

Job Summary

Deliver individual and group academic advisement to current and prospective graduate students new to UT Arlington. Provide professional advisement through an assigned student caseload offering guidance and information to supplement and enhance the academic experience, student retention and completion.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Conduct academic advising for current and prospective students utilizing multiple modalities such as in-person, virtual, phone, and email. Provide guidance on academic topics such as degree requirements, relevant course selection, and provide students with assistance in setting and achieving educational and career goals. Help students make informed academic decisions teaching them how to track their own academic progress, locate and interpret appropriate policies, and to utilize the tools and resources available. Monitor the academic progress of a student caseload. This includes proactive outreach to provide students with just-in-time assistance. Conduct verification of degree progress, removal of holds, and approval of various forms to ensure timely student progression, etc. Analyze and interpret student data, transcripts, and placement results. Maintain a clear understanding of all applicable federal, state, and University policies and procedures. Keep abreast of relevant academic programs and support services such as counseling and tutoring within a College and University and provide appropriate referrals to students. Participate in campus events (such as New Maverick Orientation), advising meetings, professional conferences, and individual professional development. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree. One (1) year of experience working with college students or adolescents in an advising capacity or five (5) years of experience in a related field or the equivalent experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree in related field. One (1) year of experience working with college students or adolescents in an advising capacity or the equivalent experience. Teaching experience. Excellent communication skills. Strong computer skills, including but not limited to MS Office. Experience with PeopleSoft (MyMav) or other university student information management system.

Working Conditions

Ability to travel to different campus locations. May include remote and virtual academic advising work outside an office.

Special Conditions for Eligibility

Working Title

EEO Statement

UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 2

Desired Start Date

Open Date

Review Start Date

Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.

Requirement Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

+ * What is the highest degree you have attained? (Please specify in your resume)

+ Associate's degree

+ Bachelor's degree

+ Master's degree or higher

+ None of the above

+ * How many years of experience do you have working with college students or adolescents in an academic advising capacity?

+ None/less than 1 year

+ 1 to 2 years

+ 3 to 4 years

+ 5 years or more

+ * Do you have teaching experience?

+ Yes

+ No

+ * What is your skill level with MyMav (PeopleSoft)? (Proficient is the highest skill level)

+ No skills/Basic

+ Intermediate

+ Advanced

+ Proficient

+ * What is your skill level using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)? (Proficient is the highest skill level)

+ No skills/Basic

+ Intermediate

+ Advanced

+ Proficient

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents

+ Resume or CV

+ Cover/Interest Letter

Optional Documents

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