Advisor & Student Support Specialist, Curriculum & Instruction

Posted: 05/04/2021

Serves as a member of the Online and Distance Education and College of Education (COE) academic support/advising team; schedules individual meetings with students to map out curriculum program and schedules; advises students majoring in UNI-COE 2+2 programs; meets with prospective and declared transfer students, second bachelor degree students and added certification students in UNI’s Teacher Education Program; supports student retention initiatives for all student populations through contributing to the review and development of internal processes of data collection, review, and decision making; participates with other staff in COE departments across total college program areas to develop and implement a strategic, year-long recruitment cycle to assist in increasing enrollment efforts and outreach across the entire state; and maintains existing and updates and/or develops university articulation agreements with community colleges for the College of Education with a focus on pathways to success for students transferring into the 2+2 program.
Master’s degree in student affairs/post-secondary, higher education administration or related field; at least three years of advising experience; recruitment experience; experience with non-traditional learners; experience with various computer data systems; and excellent written and oral communication skills required. Occasional night and weekend hours will be necessary. Occasional travel will also be necessary.
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. Application materials received by May 20, 2021 will be given first consideration. For more information or to apply, visit

UNI is a tobacco free campus.


Type of Employment: Full-Time

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