University of Texas at Dallas Academic Advisor II in Dallas, Texas

Job Summary

Participates in the planning and delivery of academic advising services and programs which promote comprehensive educational opportunities for students in the School of Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication.

Minimum Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree.- Four (4) years academic advising, counseling, higher education, social work, human services with students, young adults or adolescents, or related experience.
Preferred Education and Experience

Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills. Excellent interpersonal skills and professional demeanor. Ability to effectively work with diverse populations. Experience managing confidential data. Proficient in Microsoft Office and an ability to learn new programs/technologies. Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and to successfully identify, organize and complete multiple tasks independently and within a team environment. Keen attention to detail and superior organizational skills. More than the required experience above. Experience providing academic advising or counseling services in higher education. Understanding of the functions of higher education including academic advising and student affairs. Knowledge of student development theories, advising strategies and/or best practices in student advising.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Cooperates with administrators, faculty members and appropriate staff in providing for academic advising needs of individuals or groups of students. Advise students about the development of educational plan options and resources available. Notate advising sessions and information online and/or in hard copy. Ability to identify student’s needs in order to make appropriate referrals. Audit degree plans as required. Ensure requirements are met for each graduation applicant. Register students for classes as necessary. Assist with the completion of any forms or paperwork as necessitated by the needs of each student. Participates in student success initiatives. Participates in appropriate professional conferences and individual professional development. Responsible for understanding and interpreting the requirements and academic options in a specific area and in other campus departments to facilitate the student’s pursuit of fields of interest. Other duties as assigned.

Additional Information

Please include a writing sample (e.g., memo, report). Applicants selected for interview will be required to make a public presentation.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

Repetitive use of keyboards; Listening; Speaking; Standing; Pushing; Pulling.

Environmental Conditions

Standard office conditions; May be exposed to outdoor conditions during special events (heat, cold)

Posting Number: S01296P

Position Title: Academic Advisor II

Department: ATEC (308000 Dept)

Salary Range: Negotiable

Pay Basis: Monthly

Position Status: Regular full-time

Location: Richardson

Open Date: 09/16/2017

Open Until Filled: Yes

Desired Start Date: 10/02/2017