Academic Advisor - Campus Life and Inclusive Excellence

USA, Colorado, Denver
Jun 19, 2017
University of
Faculty Jobs
Position Type
Alt-Ac & Post-Ac
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Work with all undergraduate students to ensure their transition, persistence, and success at the University of Denver. The Academic Advisor demonstrates a commitment to the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion embedded throughout programs services and initiatives. The mission of Academic Advising is to create an inclusive environment that empowers undergraduate students to successfully transition into college, take ownership over their education, pursue academic interests, engage in learning, and develop a comprehensive network of resources to persist to graduation.

For the benefit of our students, relationships with faculty and other campus partners it is an expectation that members of our team have a desire to remain within our department for a minimum of 2 years.

Essential Functions

  • Advise undergraduate students on academic policies, degree planning, and Common Curriculum Requirements.
  • Provide support to students and parents experiencing academic and health crisis (emotional, mental, and physical).
  • Provide academic coaching (time management, goal setting, learning strategies, etc.) to diverse student populations.
  • Assist students in the resolution of academic problems.
  • Develop, create, and present workshops to promote student success.
  • Counsels a quarterly caseload of students on Academic Probation.
  • Advise students on administrative processes including Academic Exceptions, Academic Standards, Overloads, and Leaves of Absence.
  • Serve as a College liaison and foster intentional relationships with faculty advisors and other departments.
  • Engage in professional development activities, including but not limited to, memberships in professional organizations; attendance at conferences, workshops, division, and department training sessions.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 1-2 years of advising, counseling, or coaching related experience in an educational setting.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in Counseling, Social Work, Psychology, Education, Student Affairs or related field.
  • 3-5 years of experience in academic advising.
  • Experience with program development and implementation.
  • Experience working with college students.
  • Knowledge of learning strategies, academic coaching, intrusive/developmental advising models, student development theories and current trends in student affairs.
  • Proficiency in Banner Systems.

Application Deadline

For best consideration, please submit your application materials by Monday, July 3, 2017

Special Instructions

Candidates must apply online through to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Once within the job description online, please scroll to the bottom of the page to apply.

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