Temporary Academic Advisor

Denver, CO
Oct 05, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

University of Colorado - College of Arts & Media

Temporary Academic Advisor

This temporary position serves as a member of CAM's advising team. Job responsibilities include advising students in all three CAM departments, answering emails, assisting the professional advising staff in preparing/updating student advising files, performing basic transfer evaluations, performing routine degree audits, performing initial grad checks, facilitating advising appointments, providing drop-in advising hours, connecting students to the appropriate campus resources, collaborating on group advising, and providing a student perspective among the professional advising staff.

This temporary position is expected to work up to 40 hours per week and is anticipated to start in November 2017 and last approximately 6-9 months. Please note that the position will be to cover and continue efforts of a regular, full-time staff member who will be on extended leave. As such, the number of hours per week and/or total length of service may vary.

This position would allow the temporary advisor the opportunity to establish and enrich a professional skill set, including academic advising experience, improved interpersonal communication, enhancing their professional etiquette, and working with a diverse population of students.

Applications are accepted electronically ONLY, refer to requisition 11332.


Minimum Qualifications:

We are looking for an enthusiastic candidate with the following criteria:
  • Bachelor's degree in Public Administration, Public Service, Counseling or related field; or equivalent professional experience
  • Experience in academic advising, student services, or work in a related field
  • Detail-oriented
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and be flexible
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Ability to work well with other team members
  • Positive attitude and desire to work in a student services setting

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of College of Arts & Media programs a bonus
  • Experience in a higher education setting

Salary and Benefits:

This position will be paid hourly and is not benefit eligible. The anticipated starting hourly rate is $22 with hours between 35-40 each week.

The University of Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

The University of Colorado strongly supports the principle of diversity. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons with disabilities.

Special Instructions to Applicants:Salary and Benefits: This position will be paid hourly and is not benefit eligible. The anticipated starting hourly rate is $22 with hours between 35-40 each week.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References

Application Materials Instructions:Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 11332 When applying, applicants must include: 1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications 2. A current Resume/CV 3. The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for three professional references, either attached to your resume/CV or uploaded as a separate document. Please be advised that the University does check references as part of the employment process, but will not check on or offline references without notifying candidates first. Please do not submit any of your application material (via email) to the job posting contact.

Job Category: Professional Support Services

Primary Location: Denver

Department: D0001 -- Denver Campus - 30119 - CAM-Dean's Office

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Oct 4, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Karin Hunter

Posting Contact Email: karin.hunter@ucdenver.edu

Position Number: 00740191


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