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Academic Advisor III

Company: University of Texas at Arlington
Location: Arlington
Posted on: September 16, 2023

Job Description:

Academic Advisor III (S04857P) Bookmark this Posting - Print Preview - Apply for this Job 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 S04857P Position Title Academic Advisor III (S04857P) Department Business Location Arlington Job Family Student Services Position Status Full-time Work Hours Standard Work Schedule Open to External and Internal FLSA Salary Salary is commensurate based on qualifications and relevant experience up to $52,500.00. Duration Funding expected to continue Pay Basis Monthly Benefits Eligible Yes Benefits at UTA We are proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package to all our employees at the University. To help you understand the full value of these benefits, we have created a tool that calculates the total worth of your compensation package. This tool takes into account all of the benefits that you are eligible for, including health insurance, retirement plans, and paid time off. To access this tool and learn more about the total value of your benefits, please click on the following link: Job Summary Provide direct academic advising to MBA students (individuals or groups of advisees) to enhance the academic experience, student retention and completion. Assists with the administration and coordination of one or more essential academic advising program(s) or initiative(s). 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. + Enter advising notes into MyMav following best practices for documenting student appointments/contacts. + Provide daily oversight and implementation of advising best-practices, communication of program requirements, the creation of reports, and ongoing program improvement and assessment. + Prepare reports and participate in data-driven analyses and decision-making processes. Create metrics for tracking student needs and proactively develop courses of action to rectify any issues. + Gather data and provide analyses to MBA Graduate Studies Committee to address student issues, national MBA trends, and competition so that the MBA program can evolve to meet the needs of students and employees. + Communicate with various constituencies representing the College of Business MBA program and academic advising community (e.g., students, advisors, faculty, administrators, etc.) regarding admission, enrollment, the advising process, orientation, and other activities. Work with the Graduate Recruiter. + Develop, execute, and attend graduate student engagement activities to include creation of workshops, career development opportunities, and mentoring programs. Increase employer engagement with MBA students. + 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 meetings, professional conferences, and individual professional development. + Performs other duties as assigned. Required Qualifications + Masters degree and four (4) years of experience working with college students in an academic advising capacity or the equivalent experience. Preferred Qualifications + MBA or business masters degree from an AACS , EQUIS , or AMBA accredited institution. Have an extensive professional background in business/industry. + Four (4) years of progressive academic advising experience at a public R1 University. Leadership and/or supervisory experience at an institution of higher education. Experience implementing, monitoring, and assessing student development programs/projects. + Knowledge of high impact academic advising practices; CAS standards; University academic advising practices; Federal, state, and local policies and procedures governing academic advising functions; probation, dismissal, and reinstatement procedures; college/school major and degree requirement; and resources provided by academic advising associations such as NACADA and TEXAAN . A working knowledge and ability to utilize the University Catalog is essential. + Skill in student advocacy; written and verbal interpersonal communication; organizing information and projects; problem solving; adhering to deadlines; taking initiative; resource management; proactive outreach; and navigating student information systems. + Ability to lead others, work professionally, collaboratively, and independently, build strong relationships with internal and external constituents + Work with sensitive information and to maintain the highest level of confidentiality. + Run reports and assess efforts; track and monitor student progress and help implement appropriate student interventions. + Use a full array of organizational resources appropriately. + Apply student recruitment/outreach/retention skills. + Prioritize work with a high degree of initiative, manage multiple projects, assignments, and responsibilities; and proficiently use Microsoft Office Programs such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, SharePoint. Working Conditions Special Conditions for Eligibility Working Title MBA Advisor CBC Requirement It is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington to conduct a criminal background check on any applicant who is under final consideration for employment with the University. EEO Statement It is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington ( UTA or The University) to provide an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, and/or veteran status. The University also prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender identity, and gender expression. Retaliation against persons who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge of discrimination, or testify for, assist in, or participate in an investigative proceeding relating to discrimination is prohibited. Constitutionally-protected expression will not be considered discrimination or harassment under this policy. It is the responsibility of all departments, employees, and students to ensure the Universitys compliance with this policy. ADA Accommodations The University of Texas at Arlington is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to 817-272-5554 or email Posting Detail Information Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date Open Date Review Start Date Open Until Filled Minimum Number of References Required 3 Maximum Number of References Accepted 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 level of education attained? + GED + High School Diploma + Associates Degree + Bachelor's Degree + Master's Degree + PhD + * How many years of experience do you have in an advisory, administrative, or educational capacity with college students or adolescents? + None/less than 1 year + 1 to 2 years + 3 to 4 years + 5 years or more + * How much experience do you have working directly with college/graduate students? + None/less than 2 years + 2 to 3 years + 4 to 5 years + 6 or more years + * What was the nature of your interactions with college students? + Admissions/Recruiting + Financial Aid + Academic Advising + Other Documents Needed To Apply Required Documents + Resume or CV + Cover/Interest Letter Optional Documents

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