Job Positions

Academic Advisor

Categories: Northeast Region 1


University Advising Center


University of New Hampshire

Date Posted:

Sep 20 2019 10:00PM

Close Date:

Nov 20, 2019

Position Description

Under the supervision of the Director of the University Advising Center, advise undeclared students in the College of Liberal Arts on academic plans, major selection and choosing educational and career goals. Act as a resource for advisees who encounter academic difficulty. Teach COLA 401, Undeclared Advising Seminar. Advise new students during orientation programs.


Advise a caseload of undeclared College of Liberal Arts students on class selection, major options, declaration rules, and University requirements. Advise through individual meetings and in groups during New Student Orientation programs. Teach COLA 401, Undeclared Advising Seminar, primarily in the fall semester. This one-credit course helps teach first semester undeclared students about academic resources, academic programs and requirements, and ultimately helps them to choose and register for the following semester’s courses. Assist in all aspects of planning and delivery for this course. Other duties as assigned.

Application Process

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Institution Information

The University of New Hampshire is a major research institution, providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate programs and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast, and is convenient to New Hampshire’s lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of 13,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs.

Additional Information

The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.

Contact Information

Nathan Talbot


Required Qualifications

1. Master’s degree in education, counseling, or related student service area.
2. Two years of experience in academic counseling, teaching, post-secondary career planning, or related experience.
3. Strong interpersonal skills and communication techniques.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Knowledge of undergraduate university and major program requirements and advising procedures.
2. Experience with curriculum design and planning.
3. Strong teaching and group presentation skills