Academic Advisor

Posted: 06/22/2022

Academic Advisor
College of Education Academic Advising & Teacher Education Success
Impact & Responsibilities: Advises currently enrolled undergraduate majors in the College of Education (COE) and prospective students through drop in sessions, individual appointments and group meetings; participates in office’s responsibilities for all COE students from freshman through graduation, and coordinates and communicates with COE departments regarding curriculum changes and participatory advising roles; works closely with other individuals responsible for determining eligibility for admission into various levels of Teacher Education program; increases retention and promotes student success; works closely with multicultural affinity-based groups to increase retention; participates in campus conversations to better and systematically provide advising and retention advice for all COE students; maintains appropriate and useful data for decision making; serves as voice of COE, advising roles and responsibilities to other appropriate segments of the University; and advances and develops a professional readiness program for COE students in teaching and non-teaching majors.
Requirements: Master’s degree in college student personnel or related field plus excellent written and oral communication skills required. Occasional night and weekend hours will be necessary.
Preferred: At least one year of advising experience and experience with various computer data systems; an understanding of the lived experiences of first-generation college students, non-traditional and/or transfer students and underrepresented students (e.g., low-income students, students of color, undocumented students, etc.); demonstrated experience with recruiting initiatives in higher education; and demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively with individuals from all backgrounds to promote equity and access, foster inclusion, and effect positive change.
UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.
The University offers an excellent benefits package including a vacation plan, employer sponsored retirement plans, health and dental insurance, and life and disability insurance. Benefits package details can be viewed at Application materials received by July 14, 2022 will be given first consideration. For more information or to apply, visit Criminal and other relevant background checks required. UNI is a tobacco free campus.

Type of Employment: Full-Time

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