Job Positions

Academic Advisor 1

Categories: Pacific Region 9

Department:

College of Liberal Arts Student Center

Institution:

University of Nevada, Reno

Date Posted:

Jul 29 2021 2:38PM

Close Date:

Aug 21 2021
 

Position Description

The College of Liberal Arts Student Center at the University of Nevada, Reno invites applications for three (3) Academic Advisor 1 positions. The Academic Advisor reports to the Director of Advising, Recruitment, and Retention for the College of Liberal Arts.

Duties

The Academic Advisor 1 in the Student Center for the College of Liberal Arts is responsible for providing academic advising for new, transfer, and continuing students on general academic requirements. The individual serves as a resource for all new and current students to assure that they are making timely progress toward degree completion. In addition, the academic advisor takes the lead on certain activities related to advising, recruitment, and retention and assists the Director of Advising, Recruitment, and Retention with other recruitment and retention activities. The Academic Advisor is responsible for projects as assigned and is involved in program design and implementation relating to advising, recruitment, and retention.

Application Process

Applicants not currently employed by the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) may apply at this link: https://nshe.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UNR-external/job/University-of-Nevada-Reno---Main-Campus/Academic-Advisor-1_R0125838
Internal NSHE applicants can apply through Workday and search for requisition R0125838

Institution Information

The University of Nevada, Reno, is a public research university that is committed to the promise of a future powered by knowledge. Nevada’s land-grant university founded in 1874, the University serves 21,000 students. The University is a comprehensive, doctoral university, classified as an R1 institution with very high research activity by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education and also earned the Carnegie Community Engagement classification. More than $800 million in advanced labs, residence halls and facilities has been invested on campus since 2009. It is home to the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine and Wolf Pack Athletics, maintains a statewide outreach mission and presence through programs such as the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology, Small Business Development Center, Nevada Seismological Laboratory, and is part of the Nevada System of Higher Education. Through a commitment to world-improving research, student success and outreach benefiting the communities and businesses of Nevada, the University has impact across the state and around the world. Located where the Sierra Nevada meets the high desert of the Great Basin, the University’s verdant, 290-acre campus is a 45-minute drive from scenic Lake Tahoe. Today, the University delivers on its land-grant mission of access to education and knowledge by investing in the academics, facilities, support, engagement and vibrant campus life that promote our diverse students’ cognitive growth and academic achievement — all while remaining one of the best values in American higher education, according to both Forbes and Money magazines (2018). The University is ranked in the top tier of National Universities by U.S. News & World Report and in the top tier of the WSJ/Times Higher Education World University Rankings. The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience. For more information, visit www.unr.edu

Additional Information

To learn more about the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Nevada, including our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, please visit www.unr.edu/liberal-arts. Applications must be received by 11:59pm (Pacific Time) on August 21st. This posting will close at 12:00am on August 22nd.

Contact Information

Search Chair: Anna Lincoln, annalincoln@unr.edu
Search Coordinator: Spencer Schultz, spencerschultz@unr.edu

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree and two (2) years of related experience OR Master’s Degree and one (1) year of related work experience. Related experience: in a field related to academic advising or student services

Preferred Qualifications

-Educational background in a Liberal Arts discipline, advising and recruitment experience within any of the following disciplines: humanities, arts, and social sciences
-Master’s Degree
-Evidence of attention to diversity, equity and inclusion in advising-related activities and experience