Professional Academic Advisor

Boulder, Boulder County
Apr 18, 2014
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Academic Advising

Posting Description: *+Job Duties:+* Advising students regarding academic requirements and options for completing them. Must have excellent interpersonal skills. Must be knowledgeable of continually changing curricula, university rules and policies and how to apply to constantly different circumstances. Must be current on resources available and knowledgeable of current advising standards and protocol. Advising may be done in person, on the phone or via email. Must have a student-focused developmental approach to advising, and an understanding of how career goals and opportunities impact academic decisions. Maintain student records to reflect current academic standing with regard to the undergraduate degree requirements. Must keep current on continually changing curriculum requirements and apply changes to student records for accuracy in record keeping. Includes evaluation of transfer credit, updating degree audit, managing probation/suspension records, senior audits and graduation for students in assigned caseload. Every position in the Undergraduate office will be called upon to help with various tasks such as orientation, graduation confirmation, commencement ceremony, probation and suspension, advising non-business students, preparing and presenting oral presentations, training new employees, and acting as an outreach resource to the rest of the campus or community. *Salary and Benefits:* Anticipated starting salary is $40,000. The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition reimbursement and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment, learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder. *Important Notes:* _Resume and other application materials will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. Please, specifically address the qualifications, competencies and desired qualifications in your resume and application materials. There may be questions at the end of this application related to these qualifications and competencies, your answers to these questions will be verified against your application materials and may be checked with references. False information could lead to your removal from the hiring process._ _The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check and excluded parties list system check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history. Further, all employees must submit to the self-disclosure requirements outlined in the campus background check policy available at _The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work._ *The University of Colorado is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, the University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. Inquiries may be directed to the Boulder Campus Title IX Coordinator by calling 303-492-2127 or to the Office of Civil Rights.* In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting human resources at or (303) 492-6475.

Minimum Qualifications: - Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university - Experience in academic advising, student career counseling or providing student support within a college or university setting. - Demonstrated effectiveness in strong written and oral communications, collaboration and problem solving - Outstanding interpersonal skills - Attention to detail and ability to multi-task - Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point) - Willingness to work in an environment which may demand some flexibility or evening work

Required Competencies/Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Desired Qualifications: - Master's Degree in counseling, higher education, business, or a related field - Willingness and skill in public speaking - Three years of academic advising experience - Experience in career counseling - Experience with advising technology/programs (DARS, Campus Solutions/PeopleSoft, TES)

Campus: Boulder