Job Positions

Academic Advisor / S_220586

Categories: North Central Region 6

Department:

College of Arts and Sciences

Institution:

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Date Posted:

May 24 2022 4:30PM

Close Date:

Jun 3 2022
 

Position Description

Advise current and prospective students in one or more majors (The anticipated majors that this person will work with most closely will include Chemistry, Microbiology and Environmental Studies) in the College of Arts and Sciences on academic program planning in person through drop-ins and appointments, and by phone and email. Participate in recruitment and retention efforts, including Red Letter Days and New Student Enrollment. Encourage overall well-being and adjustment to the University as well as exploration of interests as they relate to majors and careers. Assist students in identifying quality real-world experience through internships, research, education abroad, service, and leadership.

Duties

Advise current and prospective students in one or more majors in the College of Arts and Sciences on academic program planning in person through drop-ins and appointments, and by phone and email. Participate in recruitment and retention efforts, including Red Letter Days and New Student Enrollment. Encourage overall well-being and adjustment to the University as well as exploration of interests as they relate to majors and careers. Assist students in identifying quality real-world experience through internships, research, education abroad, service, and leadership.

Application Process

To apply, please submit information at the following link: https://employment.unl.edu/postings/79474.

Institution Information

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln was chartered as a land-grant university on February 15, 1869, to create opportunity for the state of Nebraska. A proud member of the Big Ten Conference, the Big Ten Academic Alliance, and the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU), Nebraska is classified within the Carnegie “R1: Doctoral Universities – Highest Research Activity” category. The university is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Additional Information

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.

Contact Information

Tony Lazarowicz, Tlazarowicz2@unl.edu

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree plus two (2) years demonstrated experience working with students in 1:1 or group advising settings; Master’s degree may substitute for two (2) years of experience. Experience must demonstrate an ability to learn and stay current on complex academic requirements, policies, and procedures. Demonstrated experience working with diverse student populations in order to apply inclusive advising strategies. Must have excellent interpersonal, communication, organization, and time management skills. Strong oral and written communication skills. Ability to work in a collaborative, team environment. Must have computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets, email/internet.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree plus experience with College/university level students and experience providing academic and/or social support for first generation, low-income and/or minority college students. Background in liberal arts and sciences desirable. Ability to develop and deliver programs and presentations.