University of North Texas - Academic Advisor I

Feb 19, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
* This position is open to internal candidates at the University of North Texas.The College of Information at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire an Academic Advisor I to join our team.Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:* Advise students / prospective students regarding degree requirements, university policies, and procedures. * Familiarize students with general requirements for particular majors and degree progression. * Assist with scheduling advising appointments and greeting walk-in students. * Process course permission requests for various degree programs within the college. * Prepare degree plans for filing with the Toulouse Graduate School for Master's degree seeking students.* Correspond with students concerning questions about degree requirements, transfer hours, etc. via email or phone.* Give presentations relating to UNT academic policies and major-specific information at UNT and non-UNT functions.The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate. The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing. The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:* Bachelor's Degree and one year of experience in student affairs, student services, counseling, or academic advising.* Strong presentation skills.* Strong problem solving skills.* Ability to communicate effectively with diverse populations verbally and in writing.* Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships.* Ability to work independently.