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Academic Advisor I - College of Science
Utah Valley University


Date Posted Apr. 4, 2022
Title Academic Advisor I - College of Science
University Utah Valley University
Orem, UT, United States
Department College of Science
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
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Academic Advisor I - College of Science



Position Category: Staff - Full-Time

Summary:
Advises new, prospective, transfer, and continuing students in all aspects of select academic programs in the College of Science. This includes developmental and career advising as well as helping students develop educational plans towards graduation. Emphasis is placed on managing an advising caseload towards greater retention. Duties include explaining policies, making referrals, maintaining records, interpreting test scores, dealing with academic standards issues, coordinating with faculty and staff, and representing the departments on various projects, committee, and meetings as assigned. UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.



Required Qualifications:
Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelors degree or an associates degree plus two years of experience related to activities normally found in academic advising.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of student development and the ability to help students develop effective academic plans and career and life goals in order to promote student retention and academic success.
  • Knowledge of student advising and techniques including content, curriculum, and graduation requirements specific to the academic major, department or school, and the ability to anticipate departments and student needs.
  • Understanding of and commitment to UVUs mission, strategic directions, and communities of engaged learners.
  • Skilled in computers, computer terminals and academic and office software platforms (BANNER) as applied to management of student records, report preparation, and related activities.
  • Ability to creatively and independently solve problems by prioritizing and multitasking while under pressure.
  • Ability to serve individuals with diverse personalities through the use of effective interpersonal and communication skills using various communication media including telephone, facsimile and email.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.



Preferred Qualifications:
Discipline-specific educational background or experience. Advising experience within a higher education setting.

Physical Requirements:
Typical office-type work requirements.

Benefits Summary:
UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.



FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range: $35,568 - $44,460

Advertisement Number: STA116722
Open Date: 03/25/2022
Review Start Date: 03/31/2022
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant:

To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/27481

Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicants qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


 
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