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PathwayOregon Advisor

University of Oregon
Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
May 18, 2022

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Administrative, Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
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PathwayOregon Advisor

Job no: 529112
Work type: Officer of Administration
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Academic Advising/Support, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Department: UESS PathwayOregon
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $43,000-$47,000
Compensation Band: OS-OA04-Fiscal Year 2021-2022
FTE: 1.0
Application Review Begins
April 13, 2022; position open until filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
To be considered for this position, please upload the following documents with your online application:
  • A resume
  • A cover letter highlighting how your knowledge, skills and experience qualify you for the requirements, competencies, and qualifications outlined in the job posting.
  • The names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers
    Department Summary
    The Division of Undergraduate Education and Student Success (UESS) promotes academic excellence, universal access, engagement and achievement for the student scholar. UESS programs focus on the educational trajectory of the student by providing opportunities and services essential for progress toward scholastic objectives and intellectual development. UESS departments and programs serve the entire population of UO undergraduate students and partner closely with other campus units to support student success and engagement.
    PathwayOregon is the University of Oregon's promise of full tuition and fees and comprehensive support for lower-income Oregonians. The program serves over 2,600 undergraduates reflecting a diversity of backgrounds, including first-generation, low-income, rural and underrepresented students. PathwayOregon aims to help students meet their individual graduation goals while increasing lower-income student retention and graduation rates overall. Participating students receive financial funding and are connected to a dedicated team of advisors who provide holistic wraparound support.
    Position Summary
    This position is for a full-time, twelve-month PathwayOregon Advisor to provide comprehensive information, advising, support, and referrals to participating students. The individual in this position contributes to the program's objectives by providing guidance that leads students to make informed and reasonable decisions in setting goals, selecting courses, studying effectively, managing finances, selecting majors, exploring careers, preparing for graduate school, and engaging in campus life.

    PathwayOregon advisors work to create meaningful partnerships with students, empowering them to identify and actively pursue their goals, while also helping to navigate and alleviate barriers by clarifying policies and hidden curriculum, facilitating greater access to campus and community resources, and fostering a space of belonging. Additionally, PathwayOregon advisors develop, plan and coordinate proactive outreach and programming to support the needs of participating students. The individual in this position will assist in the coordination of PathwayOregon's peer mentor program.

    Advisors must exhibit professionalism and collegiality in a team environment, and the ability to create a welcoming, inclusive, accessible and professional atmosphere in the office. This person must exhibit cultural humility and agility, with the ability and commitment to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
    The position reports to the PathwayOregon Director.
    Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Two years of experience in advising, counseling, teaching or related fields
    Professional Competencies
  • A broad working knowledge of student development principles.
  • Demonstrated understanding of issues facing diverse groups (e.g. low-socioeconomic, first generation, underrepresented students of color, non-traditional, and under-prepared individuals).
  • Demonstrated strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated high-level organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and multi-task effectively in a fast-paced, detail oriented and time sensitive environment.
  • Diligently attends to details and pursues quality in accomplishing tasks.
  • Recognizes situations that warrant initiative and moves forward without hesitation; resolving issues, problems, or situations.
  • Ability to anticipate next steps and execute independently.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office Suite (or similar). Ability to produce professional correspondence, documents, data reports, and presentations.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collegially and collaboratively with diverse internal and external constituencies.
  • Knowledge of university policies, procedures, systems and structures.
    Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's degree or equivalent combination of skills, experience, and education.
  • Three years of experience providing academic advising, personal counseling, or teaching record in
    higher education setting.
  • Experience working on issues of diversity, equity and inclusion to effect meaningful change and
    promote student success.

    FLSA Exempt: Yes

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

    University of Oregon students and employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. For additional information see:

    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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