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Academic Advisor

University of Oregon
Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Start date
Jul 24, 2021

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Administrative, Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
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Academic Advisor

Job no: 527880
Work type: Officer of Administration
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Academic Advising/Support, Administrative/Professional

Department: Office of Advising and Student Experience, Lundquist College of Business
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Compensation Band: OS-OA04-Fiscal Year 2020-2021
FTE: 1.0

Application Review Begins
August 31, 2021; position open until filled.

Special Instructions to Applicants
When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:
  • A resume/CV
  • A cover letter indicating how you meet the minimum and if applicable, preferred qualifications for the position. Please describe how you have added value in previous roles and how you would add value in this role
  • A diversity statement that highlights contributions and commitment to diversity. The Office of Advising and Student Experience is committed to creating an equitable learning and working environment that actively respects, includes, and engages everyone. What would that mean to you in this role? How would that inform your work?

    You will also be required to submit the names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers as part of the application process. Any application missing the above documents/information may be considered incomplete. In order to ensure consideration, please submit your application materials prior to or on the listed review date.

    Department Summary
    Since 1914 the Charles H. Lundquist College of Business has taught its students the critical skills they need to think for themselves, to be leaders in a dynamic world, and to make better decisions on behalf of the people and resources they manage. We are a top business school with a unique mission and vision that draws strength from our links to the Pacific Rim and the distinctive qualities of Oregon culture: innovation, sustainability, active lifestyles, financial stewardship, and respect for individuality and diversity within an increasingly global community.

    Position Summary
    The Academic Advisor's primary responsibility will be to provide academic advising services to a diverse population of undergraduate students pursuing business degree programs. This will include providing small group and individual advising, meeting with prospective students and their families, and utilizing technology to communicate with College of Business students. This position will play an integral role in representing students and the needs of the Undergraduate Advising Office on College- and University-wide committees and may be called on to teach large class (75-100 person) seminars.

    The Undergraduate Advising Office of the Lundquist College of Business is a fast-paced, customer-focused office that serves over 4,600 pre-business, business, and accounting majors and minors. The Academic Advisor will be a member of a student services team that has a longstanding reputation for providing excellence in student services. The successful candidate will share in the commitment to meet the needs of students through innovative, high quality, and efficient delivery of advising services. This position requires a strong commitment to serving the needs of students and working collaboratively in a collegial, supportive environment.

    The Academic Advisor will work with faculty and staff from a variety of offices within the Lundquist College of Business and across the University campus including the Registrar's Office, Financial Aid, departmental offices, Center for Multicultural Academic Support, Accessible Education Center, Athletic Advising Services, Office of Academic Advising and Student Services, Admissions, and International Affairs. This position will also have program coordination responsibilities that may require working closely with outside partners.

    Minimum Requirements
  • Master's degree in business, counseling, student services, or a related field
  • One year of student advising experience at college/university level (or equivalent)

    Professional Competencies
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Excellent time management and organization skills
  • Excellent public speaking and presentation skills

    Preferred Qualifications
  • At least three years of student advising experience at a college/university level in business, counseling, student services, or a related field
  • Demonstrated experience working with a diverse group of students
  • Strong background in the use of technology and social media in the delivery of advising services
  • Knowledge of student development theory as it relates to academic advising
  • Strong record of innovative programming background
  • Project/event management skills

    FLSA Exempt: Yes

    All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

    The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

    The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at or 541-346-5112.

    UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

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