Participates in the planning and delivery of academic advising services and programs which promote comprehensive educational opportunities for undergraduate students in the School of Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication (ATEC). Cooperates and demonstrates the ability to work effectively and collaborate with administrators, faculty, and staff in various campus offices as well as a diverse student population in providing for academic advising needs of individuals or groups of students.
Demonstrate ability to work as a team member.
Knowledge and understanding of university policies and procedures, academic requirements, and campus resources.
Advise students about the development of educational plan options, university policies and resources available.
Ability to use multiple computer systems including PeopleSoft, OnBase, StudentBook, and well as Microsoft Office.
Ability to identify student's needs in order to make appropriate referrals; maintain confidentiality of student records.
Analyze student records in preparation for appointments or walk-ins; respond to student emails in a timely manner
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.
Possess strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills; strong organizational and management skills
Attend training sessions or professional development workshops and disseminate information to staff as well as participating in student success initiatives.
- Bachelor's degree and Four (4) years academic advising, counseling, higher education, social work, human services with students, young adults or adolescents, or related experience.
or Master's degree and 2 years of related work 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. 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.
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The University of Texas at Dallas is an innovative institution in the heart of North Texas on the path to achieving Tier One national research university status.UT Dallas has grown since its founding in 1969 to include 132 degree programs, with cutting-edge curricula serving a variety of undergraduate and graduate student interests.The University continues its original commitment to providing some of the state's most-lauded science and engineering programs and has also gained prominence for a breadth of educational paths, from criminology to biomedical engineering to arts and technology.The wealth of learning resources available to UT Dallas students is the result of a concentrated effort to attract the top minds on both ends of the classroom relationship. Joining the faculty's Nobel laureate and four National Academies members since 2005 are more than 200 tenure and tenure-track professors hailing from the world's best colleges, including Harvard, MIT, Cambridge and Columbia University. In addition, UT Dallas is home to more than 50 centers, labs and institutes that facilitate research and opportunities for hands-on learning. Students, meanwhile, arrive at UT Dallas well-prepared ...to succeed in higher education: In 2011, nearly 39 percent of freshmen ranked in the top 10 percent of their high school class, and 75 percent ranked in the top 25 percent.With an eye on building a future as bright as its beginnings, UT Dallas will continue its push to attain Tier One research university status and produce graduates who are well-equipped to succeed professionally.