Officer of Administration
Academic Advising/Support, Diversity, Equity,
Appointment Type and Duration:
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
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
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.
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
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
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.
- Bachelor's degree
- Two years of experience in advising, counseling, teaching or
- A broad working knowledge of student development
- Demonstrated understanding of issues facing diverse groups
(e.g. low-socioeconomic, first generation, underrepresented
students of color, non-traditional, and under-prepared
- Demonstrated strong written and oral communication
- 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
- Recognizes situations that warrant initiative and moves forward
without hesitation; resolving issues, problems, or
- Ability to anticipate next steps and execute
- 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
- 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.
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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 http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.
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
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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
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To apply, visit https://careers.uoregon.edu/en-us/job/529112/pathwayoregon-advisor