Department/Organization: 206103 - Culverhouse College of Business Student Services
Normal Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:45pm
Job Summary: The Academic Advisor I is an entry level advising position. Under direct supervision, the Advisor I will be engaged in academic advising activities that support UA at the institution or college level.
Additional Department Summary: This position advises undergraduate students daily to discuss academic, personal and pre-professional concerns, registration, and degree progress using a variety of reporting tools and maintenance of appropriate records. Academic Advisor I will oversee various coordinating responsibilities, programs and activities for undergraduate students in the college. This position advises students with a focus on exploration, goals, adjustment and first year concerns. Academic Advisor I will meet with prospective students and parents providing guidance and information on the college, its majors, campus life and student involvement. This position will provide assistance with new student orientation.
Required Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and some experience. Student or Graduate Assistant, Intern, or student oriented experience will be considered.
Skills and Knowledge: Demonstrate sensitivity to needs of a diverse population. Excellent oral and written communication skills including public speaking. Advising with a focus on exploration, adjustment and student success. Ability to interpret student needs and determine appropriate recommendations and referrals. Knowledge of the theory, principles and practices related to academic advising. Ability to collaborate with various campus partners.
Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree is preferred due to the responsibilities of this position. Relevant experience with Banner and DegreeWorks. Strong organizational skills and detail oriented.
Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.
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