Academic Advisor I
$35,568.00 - $44,460.00 Annually
FT Exempt Salaried Staff
12/19/2022 11:59 PM Mountain
800 W University Parkway, Orem
College of Science
Academic Advising is looking for responsible person to join our
amazing team. Advisors guide students through their college degrees
and work collaboratively with their departments. If you'd like to
join our cohesive group of Advisors, apply now!
Summary of Responsibilities
Assists students in the development of meaningful educational
plans compatible with their education, career, and life goals.
Upholds policies, procedures, and priorities of departments and the
institution, particularly those related to student degree
Within the framework of the student success platform software,
Banner, Civitas and Degree Works systems, audits student records
for curriculum, major, and graduation requirements.
Monitors risk trends over time, tracks student performance and
progression toward graduation, and guides students to needed
Tracks referral follow-through, student enrollment patterns,
and student graduation progress. Advises students regarding major
fit and identifies students in need of additional support or
Provides information, assistance, and referrals to student
support services to assist advisees in proactively managing their
Advises prospective and current students on course selection,
program, and academic requirements.
Raises awareness of institutional resources and services for
Engages in professional development activities to keep abreast
of research, theories, legislation, policies, and developments that
affect areas of responsibility.
Achieves initial UVU advisor certification within one year of
employment and achieves continued UVU advisor certification status
Consults and problem-solves with faculty, administration and
staff on curriculum and programmatic issues within the department
as well as student academic problems, issues, and concerns.
Serves as a member and representative of the department on
university committees, departmental committees, and other
professional associations/organizations as needed and/or
Assists with undergraduate student programs, college
conferences, and other college and student events. Performs other
duties as assigned.
Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelor's degree
plus two years of experience related to Summary of Duties totaling
Knowledge, Skill, and Abilities
Knowledge of student development theory and its application to
promote student retention and academic success in a
Knowledge of student advising techniques pertaining to content,
curriculum, curriculum development, course scheduling and
graduation requirements specific to the academic major, department,
discipline, or college Knowledge of graduate schools, careers, or
job markets and/or related research tools relative to the academic
major, department, discipline, or college.
Knowledge of inclusion and diversity strategies to support
varied student populations.
Skills in assisting students to develop effective academic
plans in pursuit of career and life goals.
Skills in the use of media and technology, including but not
limited to office software platforms and student data systems
(i.e., BANNER and CIVITAS) as applied to management of records,
outreach, report preparation and related activities.
Strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
Effective analytical skills to collect, compile, analyze, and
Ability to problem-solve by anticipating need, prioritizing,
and multitasking creatively and independently under pressure.
Ability to serve individuals with diverse personalities with
effective interpersonal and communication skills.
Ability to work with a campus-wide community in a professional
Ability to interpret UVU's core values (Exceptional Care,
Exceptional Accountability, Exceptional Results) as they apply to
Ability to assist students develop effective academic plans and
career and life goals to promote student retention and academic
Ability to work with others to accomplish organizational
Ability to utilize technology in the academic advising
Ability to perform under pressure and think quickly.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working
Service-oriented, diplomatic, and able to present ideas in
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