Academic Advisor I - 513320

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Apply nowJob no: 513320
Work type: Regular Full-time (Benefits eligible)
Location: Tuscaloosa
Categories: Advising/Peer Support

Pay Grade/Pay Range: 56 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 29764.80 Midpoint - $ 43326.36

Department/Organization: 200019 - Capstone Center for Student Success

Normal Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:45pm

Job Summary: The Academic Advisor I is an entry level advising position. Under direct supervision, the Advisor I will be engaged in academic advising activities that support UA at the institution or college level.

Additional Department Summary: Provide proactive, holistic academic advising, case management and support for undecided freshmen in the University’s Crimson Edge and Exploring 4 Success programs.

Required Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and some experience. Student or Graduate Assistant, Intern, or student oriented experience will be considered.

Skills and Knowledge: Ability to work with a diverse population. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Public speaking skills. Computer skills to include word processing, spreadsheet and/or database management. Good planning, coordinating, and organizing skills. Good analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to read and interpret policies and procedures. Knowledge of advising and academic management software (Banner, DegreeWorks, onBase, MS Office, etc).

Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree preferred or at least 18 graduate semester hours in a teaching discipline in areas including STEM (preferred), Business, Higher Education, Student Development, or related fields.
Experience advising, case managing and supporting undecided, undeclared and/or exploratory students
Experience advising, case managing and supporting underserved populations and underprepared new freshmen students.
Program design and development experience.

Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.

Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" Poster

Advertised: 09 Jun 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications close: 15 Jun 2021 Central Daylight Time

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Posted: 6/10/2021
Application Due: 6/15/2021
Work Type: Full Time