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Academic Advisor 1

Categories: Pacific Region 9


College of Engineering


University of Nevada, Reno

Date Posted:

Jul 23 2021 3:48PM

Close Date:

Aug 20 2021

Position Description

The College of Engineering’s team of academic advisors is growing. We are looking for three advisors to join a vibrant and collegial group of dedicated advising professionals who guide high-achieving students with exceptional career prospects in established and cutting-edge industries. The successful candidates will play a key role in the College’s comprehensive student support plan, which includes K-12 outreach and recruitment, tutoring, and career services. Under the leadership of the Office of the Dean, our advisors share in a culture of excellence and cooperation, and as a result, our staff thrive and our students graduate into vital roles in the evolving economy of Nevada and beyond.


The Academic Advisor 1 is responsible for providing academic advising to prospective, new, transfer and continuing undergraduate education students in individual and group advising settings regarding schedule, choice of major, number of hours to be taken, etc. The Academic Advisor 1 provides expertise in core curriculum, major program requirements, participates in retention activities, and may be involved in recruitment events and other college-specific special projects assigned. These are full time, administrative faculty positions that report directly to the Advising Director.

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Institution Information

Substantial growth in both student enrollment and tenure-track faculty positions has led the College of Engineering to unprecedented success and new levels of performance that contributed significantly to the University’s elevation to Carnegie R1 status. For the past two years, all of our ranking-eligible graduate programs have been ranked by the U.S. News & World Report, and in the most recent calendar year, new research funding surpassed $25 million. Last fall, the new 100,000-square-foot William N. Pennington Engineering Building opened. With its 150 graduate workstations, 40 laboratories and ISO Class 5 (Class 100) cleanroom, it enables our students and faculty to continue to build on the College’s robust tradition of excellence in pursuit of high-impact research that improves lives in our state, across our nation and around the world.

Additional Information

The College of Engineering is committed to supporting a diverse and inclusive environment for faculty, staff, and students. Please visit for the most current information regarding our College.

Contact Information

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Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and two (2) years of related professional experience or a Master’s degree and one (1) year of related professional experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Occasional travel