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Academic Advisor II

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number S01281P
Position Title Academic Advisor II
Functional Title
Department Management
Salary Range $36,987 - DOQ
Pay Basis Monthly
Position Status Regular full-time
Location Richardson
Position End Date (if temporary)
Posting Open Date 09/06/2017
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Desired Start Date 09/18/2017
Job Summary

Work with other advisors, program directors, deans, and faculty to advise JSOM undergraduate students on degree program requirements. Process undergraduate admission applications, assist students with registration, create and maintain student degree audits, and process graduation files.

Minimum Education and Experience

- Bachelor’s degree.- Four (4) years academic advising, counseling, higher education, social work, human services with students, young adults or adolescents, or related experience.

Preferred Education and Experience
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Cooperates and demonstrates the ability to work effectively and collaborate with administrators, faculty, and staff in various campus offices as well as a diverse student population in providing for academic advising needs of individuals or groups of students.
• Demonstrate ability to work as a team member.
• Knowledge and understanding of university policies and procedures, academic requirements, and campus resources.
• Advise students about the development of educational plan options, university policies, and resources available.
• Ability to use multiple computer systems including PeopleSoft, OnBase, StudentBook, as well as Microsoft Office.
• Ability to identify students’ needs in order to make appropriate referrals; maintain confidentiality of student records.
• Analyze student records in preparation for appointments or walk-ins; respond to student emails in a timely manner.
• Responsible for understanding and interpreting the requirements and academic options in a specific area and in other campus departments to facilitate the student’s pursuit of fields of interest.
• Possess strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills; strong organizational and management skills. Attend training sessions or professional development workshops and disseminate information to staff as well as participating in student success initiatives.

Physical Activities
Working Conditions
Additional Information

During each week, the advisor is required to work three days from 8:30am to 5:30pm and two days from 10am to 7pm.

Special Instructions Summary
Important Message

1) The University of Texas at Dallas is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer (M/F/D/V).

2) All employees serve as a representative of the University and are expected to display respect, civility, professional courtesy, consideration of others and discretion in all interactions with members of the UT Dallas community and the general public.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Have you had relevant experience in working with college students? Please explain.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Do you consider yourself well-organized, with a sense of attention to detail? Please explain.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you consider yourself flexible and adaptable? Please explain and provide examples.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents
  1. Veteran Employment Preference - Form DD-214