Academic Advisor II BSN (S04441P)

The University of Texas at Arlington

Arlington, TX

ID: 7135639
Posted: March 22, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Summary
Deliver individual and group academic advisement to current and prospective students new to UT Arlington. Assists with the planning and delivery of an academic advising initiative, conducts proactive outreach, provides interventions for students with academic early alerts, and lends additional support to students on academic warning/probation. Responsible for facilitating the exchange of academic and technical information. Provide professional advisement to enhance the academic experience, student retention and completion.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Conduct academic advising for current and prospective students utilizing multiple modalities such as in-person, virtual, phone, and email.
Provide guidance on academic topics such as degree requirements, relevant course selection, and provide students with assistance in setting and achieving educational and career goals.
Help students make informed academic decisions teaching them how to track their own academic progress, locate and interpret appropriate policies, and to utilize the tools and resources available. Monitor the academic progress of a student caseload. This includes proactive outreach to provide students with just-in-time assistance.
Conduct verification of degree progress, removal of holds, and approval of various forms to ensure timely student progression, probation advising, etc.
Analyze and interpret student data, transcripts, and placement results.
Enter advising notes into MyMav following best practices for documenting student appointments/contacts.
Provides training and support for new advisors.
Oversees a caseload of students in the upper division ranking process and processes student files accordingly.
Maintain a clear understanding of all applicable federal, state, and University policies and procedures.
Keep abreast of relevant academic programs and support services such as counseling and tutoring within a College and University and provide appropriate referrals to students.
Participate in meetings, professional conferences, and individual professional development. Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree and two (2) years of experience working with college students or adolescents in an advising capacity or the equivalent experience.
Preferred Qualifications
Master’s Degree is strongly preferred. Two (2) years of experience as an academic advisor at a public R1 University.

Knowledge Of:
Federal, state, and local policies and procedures governing academic advising functions; and resources provided by academic advising associations such as NACADA and TEXAAN. A working knowledge and ability to utilize the University Catalog is essential.

Skill In:
Student advocacy; written and verbal interpersonal communication; organizing information and projects; problem solving; adhering to deadlines; taking initiative; student recruitment and outreach; and navigating student information systems.

Ability To:
Work professionally, collaboratively, and independently; and proficiently use Microsoft Office Programs such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, SharePoint.
Working Conditions
Ability to travel to different campus locations. May include remote and virtual academic advising work outside an office.