Academic Advisor I

Denton, TX
Jun 17, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Requisition Number

Job Title
Academic Advisor I

Official Title
Academic Advisor I

Position Number

College of Science-Gen - 124000


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Work Schedule
Monday - Friday 8 am - 5 pm

Department Overview
The Mission of the College of Science at the University of North Texas is to provide a supportive, inclusive, and collaborative environment for students, faculty, and staff, integrating a contemporary education in science with the pursuit of research at the forefront of the natural and mathematical sciences.

Job Description
The College of Science Student Advising Office 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:

This position will perform advising work regarding degree requirements and academic policies, and prepare and update degree audits for the Math and Science Advising Team.

Additional responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:
* Advise students/prospective students in multiple settings regarding degree requirements, university policies, and procedures.
* Familiarize students with general requirements for particular majors and degree progression.
* Evaluate transfer course application toward University Core and COS Requirements.
* Process VA, ROTC, Financial Aid and other exceptional degree audits.
* Prepare graduation checks for graduating seniors.
* Review four year plans, U.Achieve and catalog copy as specified for accuracy.
* Assist in creating and updating major/degree articulation guides for area community colleges.
* Assist with advising for Transfer and Freshman Orientations.
* Correspond with students concerning questions about degree requirements, transfer hours, etc. via email, phone, or mail.
* Give presentations relating to UNT academic policies and major-specific information at functions such as Preview Day.

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.

Minimum 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.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must submit a resume, a cover letter and a list of three professional references with their online application.

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Job Open Date

Job Close Date
Open Until Filled

Pay Rate

Pay Basis

Job Type
Full-time Permanent

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