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All full time staff employees receive up to three weeks of paid
time off as well as paid time off for University holidays
(including three days for thanksgiving break, a week for winter
break and a week for spring break). We also offer health, vision
and dental insurance, tuition waiver, and much more!
This position is equivalent to an Academic Advisor II position
on the UCO campus.
Advises students concerning an appropriate academic schedule,
choice of major and/or minor, number of hours that may be taken,
probation, and/or suspension. Evaluates students’ abilities,
interests, talents, and personality characteristics in order to
develop appropriate academic and career goals. Provides guidance to
students in matters related to academic and career goals, course
load, and study habits. Suggests remedial or corrective options and
assists students in making better adjustments and in planning
intelligent life goals. Assists with new student orientation of
freshman and transfer students. Completes documents such as
graduation forms and study abroad degree evaluations. Evaluates
and/or updates student records in order to post grades, perform
graduation checks, monitors student progress, and advises students
on an appropriate plan of study. May assist with recruitment of
prospective students. Performs work under minimal supervision.
Handles complex issues and problems. Possesses solid working
knowledge of subject matter.
Department Specific Essential Job Functions:
- Coaches and counsels students regarding academic
- Provides guidance to students in selection of a major and/or
- Evaluates student records and completes degree evaluations for
individual students and student groups and articulates coursework,
- Assists in the development and implementation of student
success and retention programs, initiatives, and materials.
- Acts as a resource person for academic information and
- Makes policy change recommendations to the Director of Student
Success and Retention.
- Acts as a liaison between the College of Business departments,
campus community, and business students.
- Helps students find transformative co-curricular activities
that provide opportunities for leadership; research, creative, and
scholarly activities; service learning; global and cultural
competencies, and health and wellness.
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
Requires a bachelor’s degree and related work experience.
Demonstrated academic achievement as prior student. Proficient in
computer skills. Will be required to utilize Banner and other
university computer programs to assist with student enrollment and
advisement processes. Must be service-oriented and able to work
with a diverse group of faculty, staff, students, and the general
public in a fast-paced environment. Proficiency in basic
mathematics, excellent communication skills, and a proactive
participant in a team environment.
Master’s degree in a related field. 2+ years of prior academic
advising/counseling experience. Familiarity with admission and
enrollment process in an institution of higher education setting
and its undergraduate degree programs.
Responsibilities / Skills / Competencies:
Knowledgeable in the higher education attainment process,
particularly the requirements and general value of education.
Demonstrates a professional attitude and creative counseling
techniques. Ability to communicate efficiently and effectively with
department chairpersons and/or deans regarding degree program
requirements. Excellent oral and written communication,
interpersonal, initiative, keen attention-to-detail, and
organization skills. Able to work independently, handle multiple
tasks simultaneously, work well under pressure, and interact
professionally with all segments of the University and external
community. Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Will this employee supervise others?
This employee may supervise student staff.
Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may
be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to
perform essential functions.