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).
Minimum Education and Experience
- 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.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Cooperates with administrators, faculty members and appropriate staff in providing for academic advising needs of individuals or groups of students. Advise students about the development of educational plan options and resources available. Notate advising sessions and information online and/or in hard copy. Ability to identify student's needs in order to make appropriate referrals. Audit degree plans as required. Ensure requirements are met for each graduation applicant. Register students for classes as necessary. Assist with the completion of any forms or paperwork as necessitated by the needs of each student. Participates in student success initiatives. Participates in appropriate professional conferences and individual professional development. 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. Other duties as assigned.
Please include a writing sample (e.g., memo, report).
Applicants selected for interview will be required to make a public presentation.
Preference will be given to internal applicants.
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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