Academic Advisor

Weber State University
Utah, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Sep 16, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Academic Advisor

Requisition Number: S00892P: Student Success Center
Position Category: Staff
Campus Location: Weber State Davis - Layton, UT
Hours Per Week: 40
Months Per Year: 12
Alternate Work Schedule:
Pay Grade: E31
Hourly Pay Rate:
FLSA: Exempt

Job Summary/Basic Function:
The Academic Advisor position is integral to serving the needs of constituents requesting assistance from the Student Success Center. The Center's primary function is to provide academic advisement to students pursuing a credential in General Studies either as a matriculated student or through the Dual Enrollment (Early College and/or Concurrent Enrollment) program.

Required Qualifications:
Bachelors degree
One year full-time college employment experience in academic advisement, registrar’s services, admissions, financial aid, student services, enrollment services, or equivalent experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
Strong verbal communication, written communication, listening, record keeping and information management skills. Ability to retain knowledge concerning university and department policies, think critically and make appropriate judgment calls pertaining to the application and communication of university and department policies.

Ability to become a skilled user of Banner and other technological tools upon which WSU relies. Customer-service orientation, due to the importance of positive first impressions and positive subsequent contacts with diverse internal and external constituents.

Ability and willingness to work with colleagues and supervisor to build a work schedule that complements the work schedules of peers to assure that sufficient advising coverage is available. Standard hours of operation of the department are Mondays through Thursdays 8:00 to 5:00 and Fridays 8:00 to 4:30; periodic evening and weekend work may be required.

Background Check? Yes

Benefits Summary:
WSU offers a generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, long-term disability, life insurance, retirement, a wellness program with release time and paid incentives, tuition benefits, free tickets to athletic and performing arts events, and paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave.

Job Open Date: 09/14/2021
Review Date: 09/28/2021
Job Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Notes to Applicant:
The annual salary for this position is $36,000. The position comes with a generous benefits package. Some remote work may be possible. To apply, please complete the online application and attach a cover letter, current resume, philosophy statement, and the names and contact information for three professional references. Screening of applications will begin September 28, 2021. Position will remain open until filled. Criminal background check required as a condition of employment.
Physical Activity of this position: Moving about to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another., Expressing or exchanging ideas. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important instructions to other workers accurately or quickly. , Ability to receive detailed information with or without assistance.

Physical Requirements of this position: Light work. Exerting up to 20 lbs of force occasionally and/or up to 10 lbs of force frequently and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Use of arm and/or leg controls exerting forces greater than that for sedentary work.

Visual Acuity Requirements including color, depth perception and field of vision: Required to perform activities such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; using a computer terminal; extensive reading.

The conditions the worker will be subject to in this position: None. The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work).

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Weber State University is an EOE/Minorities/Female/Vet/Disability employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.


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