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Job ID: 192370

Academic Counselor
University of North Texas

Date Posted Aug. 16, 2022
Title Academic Counselor
University University of North Texas
Denton, TX, United States
Department UNT-Education-Student Advising-132200
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Educational Services
    Counseling Services

Department Summary
The College of Education (COE) prepares professionals and scholars who contribute to the advancement of education, health, and human development. The mission of the Student Advising Office is to:· Support the University of North Texas and the College of Education by providing developmental academic advising· Assist students in the development of academic plans in accordance with their life goals· Partner with students to assist them in their pursuit of academic success in their chosen fields.

Position Overview
Advising students on State, University and College degree/program requirements, course scheduling, maintaining and updating student status records, transcript evaluations, degree plan audits, and graduation applications. Serves as a subject matter expert on specialized majors determining how transfer credits apply toward degree requirements.
Additional Posting Details

Minimum Qualifications
Master’s Degree and two years of experience in student affairs, student services, counseling, professional academic advising, or related experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Considerable knowledge of University policies and procedures related to functional area (or ability to rapidly assimilate).
Current knowledge of student development and counseling theory.
Strong presentation, problem solving, and critical thinking skills.
Strong counseling skills including career development and group facilitation.
Ability to communicate effectively with diverse populations verbally and in writing.
Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships.
Ability to work independently.
Remains active in professional development.

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:
- Use and have strong presentation, problem solving, and critical thinking skills.
- Strong counseling skills. * Experience working with the public and/or students.
- Enjoy working with students and colleagues with a focus on active engagement for all parties.

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