Work with other advisors to advise Jonsson School students on degree program requirements, University policies and campus resources. Assist with degree audits and student file updates and analyze student records in preparation for appointments or walk-ins. Timely respond to student emails and be the first point of contact for daily student basic questions while routing more complex inquiries to the appropriate area.
Minimum Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree in related field.
Preferred Education and Experience
-Bachelor's degree and Four (4) years experience in academic advising, counseling, higher education, social work, human services with students, young adults or adolescents or related experience.
-Or a Master's degree.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
· Demonstrate ability to work as a team member. · Cooperates and demonstrates the ability to work effectively and collaborates with staff in various campus office as well as a diverse student population in providing for academic advising needs of individuals or groups of students. · 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. · Advisor will assist with degree audits and student file updates. · 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. · Ability to identify student's needs in order to make appropriate referrals; maintain confidentiality of student records. · Advisor will be available as the first point of contact for daily questions, answering basic inquiries and routing more complex inquiries to the appropriate area. · Attend training sessions or professional development workshops and disseminate information to staff as well as participating in student success initiatives. · Possess strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills as well as organizational skills. · Ability to use multiple computer systems including PeopleSoft, OnBase, StudentBook as well as Microsoft Office. · Other duties as assigned. · Required to work late one day each week.
What You Should Know
UT Dallas is ranked among the “Best of the Best Colleges” for LGBTQ Inclusion by Campus Pride. The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion hosts a variety of programs and leads initiatives toward efforts to cultivate a culture of equity and belonging for all members of the campus community. “LilyPad” lactation facilities are located throughout campus for private use by nursing parents. The University currently supports nine Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) that are communities of faculty and staff from various identities along with advocates and allies (e.g., Black Faculty and Staff Alliance, Universal Access ERG, Military and Veteran ERG).
The University of Texas at Dallas is committed to providing an educational, living and working environment that is welcoming, respectful and inclusive of all members of the university community. The University prohibits unlawful discrimination against a person because of their race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status. Visit https://institutional-initiatives.utdallas.edu/ for more information.
What We Can Offer
UT Dallas aims to attract and retain talented faculty and staff to support the university's mission. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, retirement, life insurance and AD&D coverage. UT Dallas also offers employee wellness programs, tuition assistance, professional development through Academic Impressions, and so much more. Visit https://hr.utdallas.edu/employees/benefits/ for more information.
Minimum Responsibilities include:
Participation in the planning and delivery of academic advising services and programs which promote comprehensive educational opportunities for all students.
Remote Work Notice:
Hybrid remote work environment available. UT Dallas Remote Work Agreement is required upon employment. Use of personal computer and other standard office equipment may be required. Must be located within the State of Texas (or must be located within the DFW Area) and have the ability to be on campus with 24 hours of notice.
The University of Texas at Dallas is committed to graduating well-rounded members of the global community whose education has prepared them for rewarding lives and productive careers in a constantly changing world. A diversity of people, ideas and perspectives is crucial to our vision and mission. A charter member of SEA (STEMM Equity Achievement) Change, UT Dallas is a place where members of the community from all backgrounds are welcomed, treated fairly, and encouraged in their pursuit of excellence.
Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science serves 6,000+ students in 6 specific engineering degree programs.
1) All employees serve as a representative of the University and are expected to display respect, civility, professional courtesy, consideration of others and discretion in all interactions with members of the UT Dallas community and the general public.
2) UT Dallas does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its programs and activities, including in admission and enrollment. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the Director of Institutional Equity at InstitutionalEquity@utdallas.edu or the Title IX Coordinator at TitleIXCoordinator@utdallas.edu, or call 972-883-5331.
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