Academic Counselor

Location
Denton, TX
Posted
Mar 15, 2018
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Counseling
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

POSITION INFORMATION

Requisition Number
153706

Job Title
Academic Counselor

Official Title
Academic Counselor

Position Number
00011544

Department
Engineering- Deans Office - 130100

Location
Denton

Is this an internal posting only?
No

Work Schedule
Monday - Friday; 8:00am - 5:00pm

Department Overview
UNT's College of Engineering offers Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral degrees in various engineering disciplines. The College's innovative curricula are taught by experienced faculty that will equip students with life-long learning skills in order to adapt as the industry changes and remain competitive in a global market.

Job Description
The Engineering-Dean's Office Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Academic Counselor to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to:

* Establishing and implementing programs for students in academic distress, including those on academic alert or returning from suspension.
* Establishing and facilitating student recruitment, success, and retention programs.

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
The successful candidate will possess the following required qualifications:

Master's Degree and two years of experience in student affairs, student services, counseling, professional academic advising, or related experience. The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required:

* Considerable knowledge of University policies and procedures related to functional area (or ability to rapidly assimilate).
* Current knowledge of student development and counseling theory.
* Strong presentation, problem solving, and critical thinking skills.
* Strong counseling skills including career development and group facilitation.
* Ability to communicate effectively with diverse populations verbally and in writing.
* Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships.
* Ability to work independently.
* Remains active in professional development.

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

Is this a security sensitive position?
Yes

Driving a University Vehicle?
No

Job Open Date
03-14-2018

Job Close Date
Open Until Filled

Pay Rate
Entry Level

Pay Basis
Monthly

Job Type
Full-time Permanent

Quicklink for Posting
jobs.unt.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=64517

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