Academic Advisor I - College of Science

Jun 15, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Academic Advisor I - College of Science

Position Category:

Do you like to make a difference in peoples lives?

Come work for Utah Valley University assisting students as an Academic Advisor. In this role you will have the opportunity to participate in the delivery of academic advising services and programs that promote successful degree completion for all students. Responsible for an advising caseload. Meets the academic advising needs of individuals or groups of students. Monitors analytic s that inform student success, and provides strategic outreach to enable degree completion.

Required Qualifications:
Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelor’s degree plus one year
of experience related to Summary of Duties totaling five years.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of student development.
Knowledge of higher education student advisement retention and completion
principles, techniques, programs and products.
Knowledge of and ability to apply current best practices in student development
Understanding of undergraduate education and undergraduate planning and

Skills in advising/counseling.
Strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
Effective analytical skills to collect, compile, analyze, and evaluate information.

Ability to perform under pressure and think quickly.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Service-oriented, diplomatic, and able to present ideas in user-friendly
Ability to set a professional example in terms of expertise, work ethic, and
productive work habits.

Preferred Qualifications:
Prefer the Bachelor’s degree in science.

Physical Requirements:
Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
No or very limited physical effort required.
No or very limited exposure to physical risk.

Benefits Summary:
UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

Benefits PT:
You may be eligible for a 3 credit hour or 1 class tuition waiver after 6 consecutive months of employment and a minimum of 475 hours worked. Dependents do not qualify for a waiver.

FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range: $31,554 - $42,072

Advertisement Number: ST05617
Open Date: 06/14/2017
Review Start Date: 06/20/2017
Close Date: 6/20/2017
Open Until Filled:

Special Instructions to Applicant: Under “Reference’s Letter” please list a minimum of three contacts. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

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Utah Valley University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/ Equal Access Employer and committed to fostering a diverse workforce. As an inclusive community, we actively seek diversity among our applicants for this position. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are particularly encouraged to apply.


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