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Job ID: 164275

Academic Advisor
University of North Texas

Date Posted Jul. 30, 2021
Title Academic Advisor
University University of North Texas
Denton, TX, United States
Department UNT-Honors College-Dean's Off-140100
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Educational Services
    Student Services

Department Summary

The College houses the following programs:
The UNT Honors College is dedicated to enriching the undergraduate academic experience for the more than 1,900 students who choose to be members. Undergraduate students from all UNT majors are eligible. Honors students become part of a community of scholars, with access to Honors classes and a wide array of special programming.

The Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science (TAMS) is a unique residential program for high school-aged Texas students who are high achievers and interested in mathematics and science. While living on Campus in McConnell Hall, students in this two-year program complete a rigorous academic curriculum of college coursework at the University of North Texas (UNT). Instruction is by University Faculty. There are no high school courses taught, but students enjoy many of the activities of high school and the company of age mates who are intellectual peers.
The Office of Undergraduate Research and Nationally Competitive Scholarships assists undergraduate and graduate students in identifying and pursuing externally funded research and study opportunities.
The McNair Scholars Program is a highly competitive program funded by the U.S. Department of Education to prepare university juniors and seniors who are low-income, first generation, and/or underrepresented in graduate education for doctoral education.

Position Overview
The Honors Academic Advisor provides academic advising services for members of the college, and assists with a variety of administrative projects related to Honors retention and award completion. Specific time responsibilities:
50%: Advising first-year, transfer, and continuing Honors College Students.
30%: Various administrative tasks assigned by supervisor and the Associate Dean of the Honors College.
20%: Professional development – College and campus committee work, professional organization membership.

Minimum Qualifications
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).

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