Job Positions

Academic Advisor II

Categories: South Central Region 7

Department:

School of Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication

Institution:

University of Texas at Dallas

Date Posted:

Sep 18 2019 10:00PM

Close Date:

11/18/19
 

Position Description

Participates in the planning and delivery of academic advising services and programs which promote comprehensive educational opportunities for undergraduate students in the School of Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication (ATEC).
• Cooperates and demonstrates the ability to work effectively and collaborate with administrators, faculty, and staff in various campus offices as well as a diverse student population in providing for academic advising needs of individuals or groups of students.
• Demonstrate ability to work as a team member.
• Knowledge and understanding of university policies and procedures, academic requirements, and campus resources.
• Advise students about the development of educational plan options, university policies and resources available.
• Ability to use multiple computer systems including PeopleSoft, OnBase, StudentBook, and well as Microsoft Office.
• Ability to identify student’s needs in order to make appropriate referrals; maintain confidentiality of student records.
• Analyze student records in preparation for appointments or walk-ins; respond to student emails in a timely manner
• Responsible for understanding and interpreting the requirements and academic options in a specific area and in other campus departments to facilitate the student’s pursuit of fields of interest.
• Possess strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills; strong organizational and management skills
• Attend training sessions or professional development workshops and disseminate information to staff as well as participating in student success initiatives.

Duties

Cooperates with administrators, faculty members and appropriate staff in providing for academic advising needs of individuals or groups of students. Advise students about the development of educational plan options and resources available. Notate advising sessions and information online and/or in hard copy. Ability to identify student’s needs in order to make appropriate referrals. Audit degree plans as required. Ensure requirements are met for each graduation applicant. Register students for classes as necessary. Assist with the completion of any forms or paperwork as necessitated by the needs of each student. Participates in student success initiatives. Participates in appropriate professional conferences and individual professional development. Responsible for understanding and interpreting the requirements and academic options in a specific area and in other campus departments to facilitate the student’s pursuit of fields of interest. Other duties as assigned.

Application Process

https://jobs.utdallas.edu/postings/12952

Answer 6 supplemental questions as part of application. Please include a writing sample (e.g., memo, report). Applicants selected for interview will be required to make a public presentation.

Institution Information

1) All employees serve as a representative of the University and are expected to display respect, civility, professional courtesy, consideration of others and discretion in all interactions with members of the UT Dallas community and the general public.
2) UT Dallas does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its programs and activities, including in admission and enrollment. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the Director of Institutional Equity at InstitutionalEquity@utdallas.edu or the Title IX Coordinator at TitleIXCoordinator@utdallas.edu, or call 972-883-5331.

Additional Information

 

Contact Information

Eric Farrar (etf091000@utdallas.edu)

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and Four (4) years academic advising, counseling, higher education, social work, human services with students, young adults or adolescents, or related experience. Or Master’s degree and 2 years of related work experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills. Excellent interpersonal skills and professional demeanor. Ability to effectively work with diverse populations. Experience managing confidential data. Proficient in Microsoft Office and an ability to learn new programs/technologies. Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and to successfully identify, organize and complete multiple tasks independently and within a team environment. Keen attention to detail and superior organizational skills. Experience providing academic advising or counseling services in higher education. Understanding of the functions of higher education including academic advising and student affairs. Knowledge of student development theories, advising strategies and/or best practices in student advising.