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Manager - Academic Advising CHSS
Utah Valley University

Date Posted Jun. 12, 2019
Title Manager - Academic Advising CHSS
University Utah Valley University
Orem, UT, United States
Application Deadline 6/24/2019
Position Start Date Available immediately
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Manager - Academic Advising CHSS

Position Category: Staff - Full-Time


The College of Humanities and Social Sciences is seeking a Manager in Academic Advising. Reporting to the Dean's Office, the role of this position is to manage all aspects of the academic advising program of College of Humanities & Social Sciences, supervise the academic advising staff, and ensure a high quality advising experience for students. The Manager leads collaborative efforts that support student success by utilizing data, professional best practices, and student-focused strategies to provide effective advising services. This position also represents College of Humanities & Social Sciences on the Advisement Council and works closely with the Office of University Advising and various other programs that impact student enrollment, retention, and completion.

Required Qualifications:

Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelors degree plus three years of related experience, including two years of supervisory experience OR an equivalent combination of education and/or experience related to the Summary of Duties totaling at least seven years.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of higher education student advisement and retention principles, techniques, programs and products.

  • Knowledge of research methodology as applied to the fields of advising/counseling.

  • Knowledge of and ability to apply current best practices in student development theory.

  • Understanding of undergraduate education and undergraduate planning and implementation.

  • Skills in advising/counseling.

  • Strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Effective analytical skills to collect, compile, analyze, and evaluate information.

  • Skills in use of data and technology to inform practice.

  • Proven leadership ability.

  • Ability to work with and through others to accomplish organizational objectives.

  • Proven ability to utilize technology in the academic advising process.

  • Demonstrated ability to plan, coordinate, prioritize, and effectively execute multiple initiatives.

  • Ability to perform under pressure and think quickly.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

  • Service-oriented, diplomatic, and able to present ideas in user-friendly language.

  • Ability to set a professional example in terms of expertise, work ethic, and productive work habits.

Preferred Qualifications:

Graduation from an accredited institution with a Masters Degree and at least one year of supervisory experience.

Physical 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: $40,637 - $54,250

Advertisement Number: STA169118 College of HSS Staff 06/24/2019

Open Date: 06/11/2019

Review Start Date: 06/17/2019

Close Date: 6/24/2019

Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions to Applicant: Priority consideration will be given to those applicants who apply on or before the Review Start Date." This job advertisement may close at any time after the review date.

Please list a minimum of three business references. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process for a letter of recommendation.

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