Job Positions

S_200294/Academic Advisor

Categories: North Central Region 6

Department:

College of Arts and Science

Institution:

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Date Posted:

Jun 19 2020 10:00PM

Close Date:

07/07/2020
 

Position Description

Advise current and prospective students in one or more majors in the College of Arts and Sciences on academic program planning in person through walk-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 walk-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, go to https://employment.unl.edu/postings/69593. Click on “Apply for this Job”. You will then either create an application or edit your current application that is on file. You will be required to attach a cover letter, resume and list of references as three (3) separate documents in MS Word or PDF format.

Institution Information

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln, chartered in 1869, is an educational institution of international stature. Nebraska, a member of the Big Ten Conference and the Big Ten Academic Alliance, is classified within the Carnegie “R1: Doctoral Universities – Highest Research Activity” category. Nebraska is also a land-grant university and a member of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU). The university is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The University of Nebraska was founded on February 15, 1869.

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 ; 402/472-6935

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree plus 2 years of experience in higher education with evidence of 1:1 student interaction in advising or related areas such as student affairs required. Ability to learn extensive requirements, policies and procedures, and use of variety of technology platforms necessary. Must have excellent interpersonal, communication, organization, and time management skills. Ability to work effectively in a team environment essential.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree preferred. Background in liberal arts and sciences desirable. Academic advising experience helpful. Public speaking skills preferred. Experience helping students explore and pursue career opportunities desirable.