UNT System Overview:
Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.Posting Title:
Associate Academic AdvisorDepartment:
UNT-Mayborn Sch of Journal-Gen-138000Job Location:
DentonFull Time/Part Time:
The Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism is an ACEJMC-accredited school with the only professionally accredited journalism master’s program in the four-state region of Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Arkansas. The school is located in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, in one of the largest media markets in the country. We offer journalism classes in public relations, advertising, print/digital, broadcast/digital, and photojournalism. The Mayborn enrolls approximately 1,000 undergraduate students and 75 graduate students. Graduates have won many national and international awards, including Pulitzer Prizes. The school offers students multi-platform professional opportunities including the award-winning North Texas Daily student newspaper, Denton Public Access TV, and student-run photography and ad/PR agencies. The school also hosts the annual Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference, the nationally acclaimed conference for aspiring and experienced writers, journalists and authors.Position Overview:
Welcomes new students to the University and creates a pleasant environment. Assists in delivering presentations, evaluating transfer work and advising students on course selections/campus resources.Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s DegreeKnowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Strong presentation skills; strong problem solving skills.Preferred Qualifications:
• Ability to learn and use a variety of simple to 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.
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications: Masters degree in student affairs or related field OR Undergraduate degree and 1 to 3 years of experience working with students in an advising capacityWork Schedule:
8-5, M-FDriving University Vehicle:
Some nights and weekends might be required to help with orientations and events.
This is a security sensitive positionEEO Statement:
The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.Classification Title:
Associate Academic Advisoro:
Prepares, updates and checks degree audits for accuracy. Confers with supervisor and department chairs regarding course substitutions/memos. Reviews degree programs in DARwin for accuracy of requirements listed.o:
Advises students regarding class schedules, University resources and community support opportunities. Links classroom to internship/career goals. Completes required University paperwork, such as concurrent enrollment forms.o:
Assists in recruitment activities and events as needed. Supports the retention strategies for both the Mayborn School of Journalism and the University of North Texas.o:
Continues professional growth and development by attending development events offerred on campus and through professional networks such as UCAN and NACADA.o:
Assists with events such as Commencement, Preview Day, and Celebrate Mayborn.Posting Number:
S2161PSpecial Instructions to Applicants:
Please submit and resume and a cover letter for review along with your application.Quicklink for Posting: