This position is part of the Student Services Team at the University of Nebraska College of Law. The person who fills this position will perform academic advising for law students including but not limited to course selection, specialization, course sequences/prerequisites, graduation requirements, leaves, withdrawals, visiting, study abroad, and transfer; advise students on personal matters; coordinate faculty advisors; assist with academic skills programming activities; keep up to date on university and law college policies, regulations, and rules regarding degree requirements, drops, adds, and withdrawals; review externships for compliance with law college rules and American Bar Association standards; assist with dissemination of information on curriculum, policies, and procedures related to academics; refer students to appropriate staff for financial aid and career assistance; follow up with students who raise academic or personal issues of concern; become familiar with Title IX, FERPA, and other privacy rules; assist with special projects; serve on committees; and perform other duties as assigned.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high-performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Counseling, student affairs, psychology, social work, higher education, law, or related fields. One (1) year of previous counseling or higher education experience. Excellent oral and written communication skills, sensitivity, empathy, cultural competence, attention to detail, integrity, and analytical skills are required.
The ideal candidate may have a Master's degree in counseling, student affairs, higher education, law, or related field, or a JD degree. Three or more years of experience in higher education academic advising. Detailed understanding of American Bar Association, university and law college academic rules, academic calendars, and scheduled course offerings. Capable of learning, understanding, and interpreting rules, regulations, statutes, and policies pertaining to law students.
Posted Salary: $23.077/hr
Job Type: Part-Time
Internal Number: 73878
About University of Nebraska - Lincoln
With over 25,000 students, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a diverse educational insitution with international stature. The intellectual center for the state of Nebraska and beyond, we are a land-grant, top tier national research-extensive insitution. Part of the Big Ten conference, Big Ten Academic Alliance, our mission includes growing relationships and resources that enable the University of Nebraska to change lives.