The mission of UNT’s College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences is to kindle the thirst for truth, justice, and beauty; to foster cultural literacy and scientific investigation; and to cultivate thinking, speaking, and writing abilities characterized by clear expression and logically coherent, evidence-based arguments. We see these as the values, forms of knowledge, and skills most needed by citizens of a democracy and by productive members of the global workforce.
The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences Advising Office’s mission is to teach, assist, and empower students to define, clarify and achieve academic and personal goals through professional, caring service.
This position is responsible for advising students on degree/program requirements and course scheduling. Maintains and updates student status records, transcript evaluations, degree plan audits, and graduation applications. Responsible for taking a leadership role in training and mentoring other advisors, participating in outreach/recruitment activities, managing special projects and/or serving as a subject matter expert on specialized majors and determining how transfer credits apply toward degree requirements.
Bachelor’s Degree and two years of experience in student affairs, student services, counseling, or professional academic advising.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Strong presentation skills.
Strong problem solving skills.
Ability to use a variety of complex computer applications.
Ability to communicate effectively with diverse populations verbally and in writing.
Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships.
Ability to work independently and lead project teams effectively.
Considerable knowledge of University policies and procedures related to functional area (or ability to rapidly assimilate).