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Academic Advising Coordinator /PRN22057B

Categories: Rocky Mountain Region 10





University of Utah

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Position Description
The David Eccles School of Business prepares our graduates to be engaged citizens in a rapidly changing global

The Academic Advising Coordinator will provide support for our team with the David Eccles School of Business. Primary areas of responsibility include:
• Meets with students to provide information and guidance on academic related issues, such as graduation requirements and exceptions, course planning and registration, transfer credit evaluation/substitution or degree requirements.
• Facilitates students’ academic progress by evaluating their needs and developing appropriate educational plans. Makes referrals for students who need assistance with overcoming learning obstacles, specialized tutoring, extended or intensive assistance with career decisions or similar needs.
• Collects and disseminates information to students, faculty and departments about changes in major requirements or University policies and adjusts advising strategies as appropriate.
• Coordinates new/transfer student orientation sessions.
• Maintains students’ academic files that include a record of the advising activity that takes place during each visit.
• Serves on University committees and makes recommendations that affect curriculum requirements, advising processes, and program development and published materials.
• Coordinates data compilation, statistical reports, and correspondence, depending upon the area of assignment.
• May plan and participate in continuing education for advising staff.
• May supervise student employees and participate in hiring, training, and evaluating those employees.
• Coordinate with the team to ensure superior service to prospects, applicants, and enrolled students.

Application Process

Institution Information
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. Please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/TDD), for further information or to request an accommodation. The University of Utah is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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Required Qualifications
Candidates will be screened based off of Preferences.Bachelor’s degree in a related area or equivalency required. Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills required.Previous experience in an advising, counseling or teaching environment is preferred.Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

Preferred Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in a related area or equivalency required. Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills required.
• Previous experience in an advising, counseling, or teaching environment is preferred.
• Ability to work independently, analyze, and make decisions related to job responsibilities. Demonstrated success in problem-solving and creative resourcing.
• Ability to be successful in a fast paced work environment, handle multiple requests, and responsibilities simultaneously.
• Strong coordination and organizational skills required to prioritize work load. Demonstrated ability to understand and navigate an environment that involves complex processes and policies.
• Experience with event planning and evidence of success resulting from the event. Ability to successfully plan, execute, and finalize multiple events at the same time.
• Experience in creating and maintaining partnerships and be able to find new ways to develop your network.
• Superior written and verbal communication, as well as, presentation skills.
• Effective at both public speaking and one-to-one interviews.
• Knowledge of all Microsoft products including Excel, Word, Power Point.
• Experience working with databases and data analysis is strongly preferred
• Candidates with marketing experience including social media, design, or advertising that can help us creatively grow our outreach efforts for our graduate programs are preferred.
• Experience in higher education and /or admissions is not required and should not inhibit an applicant with the above skills and interests from applying.