Job Positions

Academic Advisor/Counselor - R0117189

Categories: Pacific Region 9


College of Business


University of Nevada, Reno

Date Posted:

Jul 17 2019 10:00PM

Close Date:


Position Description

The University of Nevada, Reno is recruiting for an Academic Advisor for the College of Business. This position is responsible for providing academic advising to prospective, new, transfer, and continuing undergraduate business students in individual and group advising settings regarding schedule, choice of major, number of hours to be taken. Other duties include, but are not limited to: participating in recruitment events and retention activities; being involved in the collection and evaluation of data for reporting; addressing and managing students’ concerns and needs for the completion of their degree program; assisting the coordinator with planning, preparation and participation in off campus student recruitment activities; auditing, reviewing, and submitting corrections to admissions and records to ensure accuracy; participating in assigned special projects, training opportunities; and other duties as assigned. This position reports to the Director, Advising, Recruitment and Retention for College of Business


  • Approve the student's academic program of study
  • Provide accurate and consistent information
  • Clarify institutional and program requirements, policies and procedures -Assist students in identifying appropriate institutional resources
  • Facilitate relationships between the student and other individuals on campus who may provide assistance
  • Uphold the academic standards of the institution

Application Process

The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. We ask that you keep in mind the following when completing your application: Once you start the application process you cannot save your work. Please ensure you have all required attachment(s) available to complete your application before you begin the process. Required attachments are listed below on the posting. Your application will not be considered without the required attachments. Please note that applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment. Once a recruitment has closed, applications will no longer be accepted. If you need assistance or have questions regarding the application process, please contact the Human Resources helpline at (775) 784-1495 or

Institution Information

The University of Nevada, Reno's College of Business is the premier provider of business education in the region, as such, we prepare students to become competitive, ethical and innovative business professionals in order to drive economic development and improve quality of life for all citizens of the State of Nevada. We continue to be an increasingly influential driver of economic development in the State of Nevada. For more information, please visit our website at the following link:

Additional Information

Contact Information

Samantha Espana (775) 682-9139


Required Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s and two (2) years OR a Master’s and one (1) year of experience.
  • Direct student contact, communication, knowledge of academic requirements and higher education policies and procedures; experience in a field related to academic advising or student services.