Academic Advisor II

Denton, Denton County
Apr 07, 2014
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Academic Advising

University of North Texas

Academic Advisor II

Department Overview
UNT's College of Engineering offers Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral degrees in various engineering disciplines. The College's innovative curricula are taught by experienced faculty that will equip students with life-long learning skills in order to adapt as the industry changes and remain competitive in a global market.

Job Description
The College of Engineering at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire an Academic Advisor II to join our team. This position will advise students and prepare and update degree audits in the college regarding degree requirements and academic policies.

The Academic Advisor II will also prepare paperwork associated with academic requirements, graduation processing, and perform advanced assignments typically associated with leadership and training of Academic Advising employees, or with program/projects of greater scope and complexity.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
*Maintain knowledge of DARS/EIS system
*Maintain the upkeep of degree plans
*Submit graduation packets to the Registrar's office in a timely manner.

UNT is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide Equal Employment Opportunities (including provisions for training, development, transfer and promotion) for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, disability, or veteran's status.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree and two years of experience in student affairs, student services, counseling, or professional academic advising.

The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required:
* Considerable knowledge of University policies and procedures related to functional area (or ability to
rapidly assimilate)
* Knowledge of Texas rules and regulations related to functional area (or ability to rapidly assimilate)
* Strong presentation skills
* Strong problem solving skills
* Ability to communicate effectively with diverse populations verbally and in writing
* Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships
* Ability to work independently

Preferred Qualifications
The ideal candidate will preferably possess the following skill set:
*Thorough knowledge of degree programs and education requirements, admissions, and status
*Ability to conduct interviews and counsel with students
*Ability to make decisions in accordance with established University regulations and policies
*Ability to make computations and tabulations rapidly and accurately
*Tact, diplomacy, judgment required in dealing with others

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must submit a resume and a list of three professional references with their online application.

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