Job Positions

Sr. Academic Advisor

Categories: Rocky Mountain Region 10


The College of Nursing (CoN) at the UNM Health Sciences Center


UNM College of Nursing

Date Posted:

Aug 3 2022 12:20PM

Close Date:

Oct 3 2022

Position Description

The Sr. Academic Advisor will work with a highly energetic and student-oriented advisement team, you will be providing academic advisement to current undergraduate and graduate students within the CON. This is a fast-paced environment where employees strive to give excellent professional consultation/advice within demanding time constraints for multiple programs.


This position is designed to encompass the direct academic advising functions provided to students across all CON programs and throughout the various stages of our students’ academic career including planning and participating with new student orientation and convocation. The candidate will have an understanding of student resources on campus as well as departmental requirements and objectives concerning degree goals. This includes monitoring academic progress, responding to student academic inquiries, assisting in the resolution of individual academic problems, advising on academic program changes, and guiding students to prepare for graduation. The successful candidate will possess strong advising, interpersonal, analytical, organizational, customer-service skills, excellent listening and communications skills. This candidate must enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and working with a diverse student, staff, and faculty population both internal and external to the CON.

Application Process

All applications must be submitted online. Please go to to submit your application or use this URL address

Institution Information

The College of Nursing (CON) at the UNM Health Sciences Center is a complex organization with multitude programs and initiatives across all levels. We are a proud organization whose focus is to support the mission and vision of the College as we strive for successful student advancement, health equity improvement across New Mexico and community engagement. The ideal candidate for Sr. Academic Advisor will embody the College’s core values which include academic excellence, diversity & inclusion, innovation, integrity, and respect.

Additional Information

The University of New Mexico is New Mexico’s flagship R1 research-intensive institution occupying nearly 800 acres near old Route 66 in the heart of Albuquerque, a metropolitan area of more than 929,000 people. The College of Nursing provides exemplary and innovative education, research, practice, service, and leadership intended to advance the science of nursing and improve tribal, state, national, and global health. The College of Nursing is part of a vibrant Health Sciences Center (HSC), which includes New Mexico’s only Level 1 trauma center and medical school. The HSC provides an exceptional education for more than 1500 students each year in 21 different health fields. The HSC is known for cutting edge research with more than $165 million in extramural research funding. The HSC has an established Clinical & Translational Science Center that provides extensive opportunities and resources to support collaborative research in a variety of interest areas.

Contact Information

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Required Qualifications


Bachelor's degree; at least 2 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in/with: Supporting Events Demonstration of Customer Service Skills Advising software (Banner, LoboWeb etc.) Interpreting and analyzing department, college, and university degree requirements Multitasking with ever changing priorities Working at the collegiate level Proficient communication as evidenced on your cover letter