To meet the need of the expanding role of the advisor in the College of Nursing and Health Innovation, including acting as a liaison to faculty, referrals to support services, teaching needs, program development, and training of new-hires and use of developmental advising.
Advises online and campus based students using advanced advisement skills. Has a detailed knowledge of campus resources and identifies common problems among students and implements preventive measures. Reviews the student’s comprehension of the advising syllabus and clarifies any misunderstandings. Evaluates files for acceptance into the College of Nursing and Health Innovation and reviews files upon graduation. Identifies and implements processes to improve communications and access for online and campus based students, which includes: a) Reviewing and updating fliers and other communications tools for the campus based and online students and b) Evaluating policies related to advising and updates the advising syllabus based on changes within the University and the College of Nursing and Health Innovation. Probation Advising- Identifies students with academic and/or psychosocial problems. Has the ability to assess student’s life factors and individualize each advising session. Evaluates student’s developmental level and assists with goal setting, decision-making, and empowerment. Represents the College of Nursing & Health Innovation at targeted recruitment and student events. Academic Advisor III’s are responsible for the development and implementation of an Advisor Training Program. They will act in a leadership role and train academic advisors as well as have input in the hiring process. Also responsible for orienting newly hired advisors. Assists in the absence of the Assistant Director. Responsibilities may include: data collection, preparation of reports and accountability for meeting program objectives, manage more complex academic advising activities, and assessment and implementation of operations. Could assist with other duties as assigned by the Assistant Director.
Bachelor's degree. Six (6) years of higher education experience working with college students or adolescents in an academic advising capacity or the equivalent experience. One (1) year of supervisory experience.
Master's degree and two years of experience in a related field. Excellent communications skills. Strong computer skills, including but not limited to MS Office, PeopleSoft (MyMav) or other university student information management system. Six (6) years of higher education experience with minimum four (4) years in direct Academic Advising.
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: 13680
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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.