Academic Advisor

Job description

Posting Number:

SF01065

Job Title:

Academic Advisor

Position Number:

108972

FTE:

1.00

FLSA:

Exempt

Position Type:

Professional Staff

Union:

PSA/NEA - Professional Staff Assoc

Pay Grade Level:

10

Pay Grade Range:

$51,780 - $78,203

Status :

Calendar Year, Full-time, Permanent

Department:

Academic Advisement

Contact(s):

Please note: Applications must be submitted directly online only at: https://jobs.uri.edu

Campus Location:

Kingston

Grant Funded:

No

Job Description Summary:

BASIC FUNCTION:

Provide academic advising for undergraduates in University College for Academic Success(UCAS) as well as serve as liaison to degree colleges, helping students who are matriculating as well as those who need alternative degree pathways. This advisor is assigned to the College of Nursing, providing individual and group advising to facilitate the transition to college and progression to graduation in a timely manner. Advisors collaborate with faculty in the degree-granting colleges to assist with students’ progress to degree, curriculum materials, and all advising issues to best meet student needs.

Duties and Responsibilities:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Advise and monitor progress of UCAS students, ensuring progress toward graduation in a timely fashion.

Initiate student contact, providing intrusive advising outreach whenever possible.

Collaborate with and support other advisors in UCAS

Participate in academic reviews in UCAS as required.

Assist in planning and executing programs as required.

Advise in orientation sessions.

Support student needs in the summer and during breaks throughout the calendar year.

Assist students exploring majors.

Work closely with experiential/internship and career advisors to provide up-to-date information related to internship, major and career choices.

Work evenings and weekends as necessary.

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Perform additional duties as required.

LICENSES, TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT:

Computers, printers; database management and spreadsheet software; student record-keeping systems.

Required Qualifications:

REQUIRED:

1.Master’s degree with a minimum of two years of experience in academic advising, time as a graduate student included, OR Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of five years providing academic advising in a higher education setting.

2.Demonstrated experience working with current or aspiring college students.

3.Demonstrated strong verbal and interpersonal communication skills.

4.Demonstrated proficiency in written communication skills.

5.Demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups/populations.

6.Demonstrated experience and dedication to integrating issues of inclusion, equity and social justice in your work.

Preferred Qualifications:

PREFERRED:

1.Master’s degree in college student personnel in higher education and counseling, or in a comparable program.

2.Demonstrated ability to utilize current social media applications, Brightspace (or similar platform), on-line advising, presentation technology and student records systems (i.e., PeopleSoft.)

3.Demonstrated experience with Starfish systems.

4.Demonstrated skills in assessment.

ALL REQUIREMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO POSSIBLE MODIFICATION TO REASONABLY ACCOMMODATE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.

Environmental Conditions:

This position is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

Posting Date:

06/02/2021

Closing Date:

06/16/2021

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please attach the following 4 (PDF) documents to your online Employment Application:
(#1) Cover letter.
(#2) Resume.
(#3) “Other Document – References" – the names and contact information of three professional references (pdf doc)
(#4) “Other Document” – One-page statement addressing Demonstrated experience and dedication to integrating issues of inclusion, equity, and social justice in your work.

Quicklink for Posting:

https://jobs.uri.edu/postings/8103

 

 

 

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Job No:
Posted: 6/3/2021
Application Due: 6/16/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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