Academic Advisor

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Requisition Number

Job Title
Academic Advisor

Official Title
Academic Advisor

Position Number

CLASS-Student Services - 120200


Is this an internal posting only?

Work Schedule
Mon - Fri, 8:00a - 5:00p; some evenings and weekends

Department Overview
**This position is open only to internal candidates in the CLASS-Student Services Department.**

The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences' mission is to promote and provide, through diverse courses of study, the finest in quality graduate and undergraduate education and scholarship in traditional liberal arts, performing arts, sciences, professional, and technical academic programs.

The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences Advising Office's mission is to teach, assist and empower students to define, clarify and achieve academic and personal goals through professional, caring service.

Job Description
The CLASS-Student Services Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Academic Advisor to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

* Serves as liaison with Humanities faculty and departments.
* Review majors/degree programs in UAchieve and degree audit system for accuracy of requirements.
* Review four year plans and other catalog copy as specified.
* Perform graduation checks and process graduation applications for graduating seniors.
* Provides advanced advising services for complex degree audits or student situations.
* Serve as marshal or as needed in commencement ceremony.
* Represent the college at functions such as recruitment events and Preview Days.
* Evaluate transfer course application toward University Core and CLASS requirements.
* Assist with advising presentations for Freshman and Transfer Orientations.
* Leads special team projects as assigned.

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:

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

* Strong presentation skills.
* Strong problem solving skills.
* Ability to use a variety of complex computer applications.
* Ability to communicate effectively with diverse populations verbally and in writing.
* Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships.
* Ability to work independently and lead project teams effectively.
* Considerable knowledge of University policies and procedures related to functional area (or ability to rapidly assimilate).

Special Instructions to Applicants
**This position is open only to internal candidates in the CLASS-Student Services Department.**

Applicants must submit a resume with their online application.

Is this a security sensitive position?

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Job Open Date

Job Close Date
Open Until Filled

Pay Rate
Salary Commensurate with Experience

Pay Basis

Job Type
Full-time Permanent

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Posted: 4/21/2018
Application Due: 5/4/2018
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