Advising Coordinator, College of Business & Industry

Employer
University of Arkansas at Fort Smith
Location
Arkansas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 9, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar, Minority & Multicultural Affairs, Other Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Type
Full Time

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Type of Position:Professional Staff - Academic Affairs

Workstudy Position:

No

Job Type:Regular

Work Shift: Day Shift (United States of America)

Sponsorship Available:

No

Institution Name: University of Arkansas at Fort Smith

The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith is a vibrant mid-sized public university dedicated to breaking the higher education mold by bringing truly transformative, hands-on experiences to every student. From high school seniors to senior professionals, first-generation students to second-chancers, our goal is to provide a high-quality, future-focused education that honors each student's unique, personal situations and goals. Our tiered approach to learning offers students access to more than 80-degree plans and programs including certificate, associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees. We seek to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse population of Arkansas, to maintain the excellence of the university, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, and perspectives.

Located on the Arkansas-Oklahoma border and situated in a region of lakes, Fort Smith is the second-largest city in Arkansas and features a vast array of cultural activities, shopping, dining, and entertainment, including a thriving downtown entertainment district. Parks, trails, and water recreation are all within the city limits, and true outdoor enthusiasts will find the area’s lakes, streams, and mountains offer adventure only minutes away from campus. Fort Smith was recently named by Forbes as the number one city in America for the cost of living, and a top city in the nation for the highest-paying tech jobs. The city is within easy driving distance of Tulsa, Kansas City, Dallas, Little Rock, and Memphis.

Thank you for your interest in joining our university. Below you will find details for the position including any supplementary documentation and/or questions you should review before submitting your application. For general application assistance or if you have questions about a job posting, please contact Human Resources at (479) 788-7080.

If you have a disability and need assistance with the hiring process please contact Human Resources at 479-788-7080. Applicants are required to submit a request for each position to which they have applied.

Department:College of Business and Industry

Department's Website:

Summary of Job Duties:The Advising Coordinator is responsible for establishing and implementing processes that ensure exemplary academic and career advising service in the College of Business and Industry as well as fostering a collaborative, student-centered climate which promotes student success. The position reports to the Dean of the College of Business and Industry.

Qualifications:

Required Education and/or Work Experience: Bachelor’s degree and two years of experience in higher education.

Preferred Education and/or Work Experience: Master’s degree; experience in academic advising, student services, and/or working with Banner/Navigate.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Assist students with major and course selection, while providing career development and academic advising direction
  • Review academic standing of students for possible intervention, support and referrals
  • Ensure consistent, accurate and timely processing of all documentation related to advising, graduation, etc.
  • Work with faculty and staff across campus in developing and implementing processes that align to the special needs of various cohorts to improve student retention and graduation
  • Maintain a working knowledge of current career exploration and employment trends
  • Promote retention through innovative reporting, student communications and special projects
  • Assist with college recruitment and yield activities
Other Job Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Maintain student records, monitor BBA admission process, and faculty assignment of students
  • Support student engagement activities in the College
  • Provide customer service and promote the public image of the University to all students and the community in a friendly accurate manner
  • Other duties as assigned
Responsible for maintaining a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner to foster teamwork and by providing leadership to subordinates. Requires consistent on-time attendance.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

To perform the job successfully, the following competencies are required for the essential functions of this position:
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience in working with diverse groups of people
  • Strong attention to detail
  • High level of organizational ability
  • Exceptional customer service
  • Team oriented
Additional Information:

Working Relationships: Students, faculty, staff, and administrators across campus

List Employees Supervised: Possibly student workers

Special Job Dimensions: This is a 12-month position. Work is performed primarily in an office setting; however, some travel may be necessary. The office is open to the public from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Background Check Requirements. Criminal Background and Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check

Salary Information:

Commensurate with education and experience.

Required Documents to Apply:

Cover Letter/Letter of Application, List of three Professional References (name, email, business title), Resume, Unofficial/Official Transcript(s)

Optional Documents:

Proof of Veteran Status

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Recruitment Contact Information:

HR 479-788-7080

All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site https://uasys.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/UASYS

Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.

Pre-employment Screening Requirements:Criminal Background Check, Motor Vehicle Reports Check

This position may be subject to a pre-employment criminal background check, sex offender registry check, financial history background check, and/or drug screening. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication and/or adverse financial history alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background checks and drug screening information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

Constant Physical Activity:Feeling, Grasping, Hearing, Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding, Reaching, Repetitive Motion, Sitting, Standing, Talking

Frequent Physical Activity:N/A

Occasional Physical Activity:N/A

Benefits Eligible:Yes

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