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Academic Advising Professional - Advising Career & Exploratory Studies



The University of Wyoming invites diverse applicants to consider our employment opportunities. We are also especially interested in candidates who have experience working with diverse populations and/or diverse initiatives.

JOB TITLE:

Academic Advising Professional - Advising-Career-Exploratory Studies Office

JOB PURPOSE:

Coordinate and administer academic advising functions for University of Wyoming students within the ACES office. The Advising-Career-Exploratory Studies (ACES) office is the general advising office at the University of Wyoming.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Provide academic advising to undeclared and special undergraduate students (high school guests, non-degree seeking students, national student exchange, etc.)
  • Assist students with major and career exploration
  • Help students think critically about their academic and career goals
  • Serve as the coordinator of the Exploratory Studies - Living Learning Community
  • Provide academic advising for probationary, conditionally admitted, suspended and academically reinstated students to help identify and overcome their academic difficulties
  • Meet with students experiencing career indecision
  • Market ACES services to prospective students and parents, including leading sessions for students and parents during campus visits
  • Some positions identify and contact via telephone and on-site visits prospective employers or students for job recruitment/resume referrals of University of Wyoming students for permanent or intern/cooperative education positions; compile recruitment program information from employers and students.
  • Some positions meet with students experiencing career indecision; administer and interpret career advising-related assessments; provide an interview process to assist students in improving skills; conduct follow-up sessions.
  • Responsible for review and approval of student forms, as directed; evaluate transcripts and perform degree checks, as directed.
  • Assist with the program activities of the ACES office
SUPPLEMENTAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Keep up to date on University and College policies and regulations pertaining to degree requirements.
  • Assist with special projects, as directed.
  • Serve on committees, as directed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
COMPETENCIES:
  • Analysis/Problem Identification
  • Attention to Detail
  • Influence
  • Integrity
  • Sensitivity
  • Service Orientation
  • Stress Tolerance
REMOTE WORK ELIGIBILITY:

This position provides vital support to campus customers and requires the successful candidate be available to work on campus.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Counselor Education, Counseling, or Psychology-related program, or a related field

Experience: 1 year work-related experience

REQUIRED MATERIALS:

Complete the online application and upload the following for a complete application:
  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • One page statement on the candidate's Philosophy of Advising Undeclared Students
  • Contact information for four work-related references
Incomplete Applications will not be considered. This position will remain open until filled. Complete applications received by 07/03/2024 will receive full consideration.

HIRING STATEMENT:

UW is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position, please call 307-766-2377 or email jobapps@uwyo.edu .

ABOUT LARAMIE:

The University of Wyoming is located in Laramie, a town of 30,000 in the heart of the Rocky Mountain West. The state of Wyoming continues to invest in its university, helping to make it a leader in academics, research and outreach. The university has state-of-the-art facilities in many areas and the community provides the advantages of a major university.

Located in a high mountain valley near the Colorado border, Laramie offers both outstanding recreational opportunities and close proximity to Colorado’s Front Range, a bustling group of metropolitan cities including Denver, Boulder, and Fort Collins. This beautiful mountain landscape offers outdoor enjoyment in all seasons, with over 300 days of sunshine annually. For more information about the region, please visit http://visitlaramie.org/

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