This position will be responsible for providing academic advising for the College of Science undergraduate students.
Participate in the academic advising for the College of Science. Daily advise Science major undergraduates for course selection in registering for upcoming semesters. Prepare degree plans to assist students in progressing through their degree requirements. Work with the faculty of the department to ensure students are have proper prerequisites for courses. Meet weekly with the Lead Advisor and advising team to discuss policy/procedure/problems. Keep student files up-to-date as required. Staying abreast of educational requirements/policy/procedures pertaining to the advising on the UT Arlington Campus. Attending workshops and training sessions as needed.
Bachelor's degree. Four (4) years of experience working with college students or adolescents in an academic counseling capacity or the equivalent experience.
Personal computers and related equipment experience. Accuracy in evaluating and articulating information on students to faculty and administrators and in interpreting institutional rules and regulations and other information. Tact will be required along with, diplomacy and judgment in dealing with students, faculty and administrators. Excellent customer service skills are desired. One to four (1-4) years of experience working with college students or adolescents in an academic counseling capacity or the equivalent experience.
Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Open Until Filled: No
Internal Number: 13613
About University of Texas at Arlington
With annual research expenditures in excess of $100M, the University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution committed to life-enhancing discovery, innovative instruction, and caring community engagement. A leading institution in the heart of the thriving North Texas region, UTA nurtures minds within an environment that values excellence, ingenuity, and diversity. With a total global enrollment of over 59,000 in AY 2018-19, UTA is one of the largest institutions in the University of Texas System. Guided by its Strategic Plan Bold Solutions | Global Impact, UTA fosters interdisciplinary research and teaching to enable the sustainable megacity of the future within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. UTA was cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second lowest average student debt among U.S. universities in 2018. U.S. News & World Report also ranks UTA fourth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked as the top four-year college in Texas for veterans on Military Times’ 2018 Best for Vets list.