University of North Texas - Academic Advisor I

Jul 24, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Academic Advising
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
The Office of Student Academic Success at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire an Academic Advisor I to join our Advising Services team. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:* Provide pre-admission and per-orientation advising for prospective and transferring undergraduate students in multiple settings regarding degree requirements, university policies, and procedures. * Evaluate transcripts for applicability in core, best fit majors, prerequisites for majors and major requirements, including transfer course equivalencies. * Maintain accurate knowledge of admission policies and general catalog requirements. * Represent advising and support undergraduate recruiting primarily in Texas.* Participate and attend major university events that involve prospective students. * Assist with orientation activities.* Correspond with prospective and transferring students via email, phone, skype or mail. * Support advising committee work and goals.* Give presentations relating to UNT academic policies at UNT and non-UNT functions. * Assist with student referrals and student inquiries to the office and through UNTAdvising. 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. 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.