Academic Advisor 1, UCP 5 - Hartford

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Job Title: Academic Advisor 1, UCP 5 - Hartford
Job ID: 2019086
Location: Hartford Campus
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Posting

The Center for Academic Programs (CAP) seeks candidates for an Academic Advisor for the Student Support Services (SSS) program at the Hartford campus. The SSS program develops and implements initiatives for the recruitment, retention, and graduation of low income, first generation to college, and underrepresented students through its pre-collegiate summer program and year round undergraduate services.


Some of the primary responsibilities are to advise and counsel students in planning an academic program as it relates to their education and career goals; monitor student progress and student compliance with scholastic standards, plans of study, course and graduation requirements; interpret academic regulations and serve as a resource for students, faculty, parents and others having questions about programs, academic policies, scholarship/award opportunities and other pertinent information; review and make recommendations regarding warning, suspension, academic probation or dismissal; administer and interpret various placement and assessment tools used in academic and career development; plan and be responsible for scheduling and registration activities, orientation programs, career planning workshop and other similar activities; assist with project evaluation and data collection needed for project performance reports; compile program and student data and prepare reports; and supervise, train, evaluate and assign work to student workers.


Bachelor's degree in field appropriate; one to two years of experience advising students; demonstrated ability to perform administrative functions; excellent communication, interpersonal and counseling skills; demonstrated strong writing skills; knowledge of academic programs; ability to troubleshoot problems that interfere with the student's academic progress and work effectively to resolve them; and knowledge of issues and challenges faced by underrepresented populations to be served.


Master's degree; experience advising students at a college or university, experience teaching and/or conducting workshops; experience working with low-income, first-generation and underrepresented college students; bilingual English/Spanish.


Salary is in the mid 40's and includes full benefits. This is a full time, end-date position, subject to annual renewal.


Apply online at UConn Jobs at, Staff Positions. Applications must include a cover letter, rsum, and the names and contact information of three professional references. Be sure to demonstrate through your application materials that you meet the minimum and any preferred qualifications for this position as outlined above. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2019086)

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on September 25, 2018.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics, which may be found at


The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty, and staff. The diversity of students, faculty, and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University's teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn's ranking as one of the nation's top research universities. UConn's faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural, and diverse community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.





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Posted: 12/4/2018
Application Due: 12/20/2018
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