Pay Grade/Pay Range: 56 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 30139.20 Midpoint - $ 43992.00
Department/Organization: 204161 - Student Services
Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00am to 4:45pm; some evenings & weekends required
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: The Pre-Health Advisor provides guidance and assistance to undergraduate students interested in pursuing medical school or professional health programs beyond their undergraduate degrees. Facilitates the transition from high school to professional school for students interested in health professions. Supports students in exploring relevant co-curricular opportunities, making the appropriate academic preparations, and fulfilling the requirements of their degree. Cultivates relationships with health professionals in the local community and with admissions deans at nearby medical, dental, and other health professional schools. Prepares composite recommendation letters and conducts Admissions interviews with pre-professional students. Advises pre-professional student organizations.
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.
Preferred Qualifications: Master's Degree
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