Academic Advisor

Academic Advisor

locationSan Antonio, TX, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2024
Administrative Staff
Full Time

Academic Advisor

UIW Mission

Position Summary
The Academic Advisor is responsible for providing academic advising services for students and implementing engagement and retention strategies in assigned School to meet the goals of Academic Support Services. The Academic Advisor reports to the Senior Academic Advisor.

Essential Functions

Job Duties

Knowledge Skills and Abilities
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.);
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills; strong verbal and written communication skills;
  • Strong presentation skills for individual and group audience;
  • Proficiency in handling multiple priorities, pivoting based on changing priorities, meeting deadlines, and problem solving;
  • Outstanding ability to work with professionalism and confidentiality in a deadline driven environment with shifting priorities;
  • Ability to consistently apply best practices in advising;
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures; and
  • Employee shall adhere to all applicable rules and regulations of the University, the Conference, and the NCAA.

Required Education
Bachelor’s Degree.

Required Work Experience
One (1) year of experience in advising, student development, or related academic function within higher education or high school setting. (At the department’s discretion additional education in an academic field directly related to the Advisor’s specific responsibilities may substitute for experience.)

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s Degree.
  • Experience with School of Media & Design degree planning and requirements.
  • Experience with database management systems: Banner, DegreeWorks, etc.
  • Bi-lingual (English/Spanish).

Required Certifications, Licenses or Registrations

Work Hours
Monday-Friday 8am-5pm with extended hours as needed, especially during peak periods.

Physical Demands
Ability to move across campus to various buildings for meetings and events.

Posting Number: AS1965PO
Job Type: Full Time
Job Category: Administrator (exempt)
Desired Start Date: 07/01/2024
Position End Date (if temporary):
Reports To: Senior Advisor
Salary: $47,000-$49,000 Annualized
Open Date: 05/31/2024
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant

To apply, visit https://jobs.uiw.edu/postings/25549

UIW is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in employment, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, national origin, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status, pregnancy, and religion (except in limited circumstances when religious preference is both permitted by law and deemed appropriate as a matter of University policy).

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