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Academic Advisor

Categories: Pacific Region 9



Community Health Sciences


University of Nevada, Reno

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Position Description
The University of Nevada, Reno is recruiting for an Academic Advisor for the School of Community Health Sciences. The Academic Advisor is responsible for providing major and minor academic advising to prospective, new, transfer, and continuing students on general academic and specific degree requirements in individual and group advising settings. The advisor serves as a resource for all new and current students to assure that they are making timely progress toward degree completion. This position advises all students from freshmen through senior standing. The individual works closely with and assists the Community Health Sciences Director of Advising, Recruitment, and Retention with retention, advising, and recruitment activities. The Academic Advisor reports to the Community Health Sciences Director of Advising, Recruitment, and Retention.

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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 nearly 22,000 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. 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.

Additional Information
The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) is committed to providing a place of work and learning free of discrimination on the basis of a person’s age, disability, whether actual or perceived by others (including service-connected disabilities), gender (including pregnancy related conditions), military status or military obligations, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, or religion.

Contact Information
Jamie Tu



Required Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree and two (2) years OR Master's Degree and one (1) year of related work experience.Related 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.

Preferred Qualifications
Candidates with experience in academic advising, recruitment, student services or related fields are encouraged to apply.