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Academic Advising Coordinator

Categories: Rocky Mountain Region 10


Masters of Accounting


University of Utah

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Position Description

The School of Accounting is hiring an academic advising coordinator for the Master of Accounting Program. Coordinator designs, implements, oversees and evaluates advising programs that contribute to the academic advising mission of the institution. We are seeking a highly professional, motivated, and creative individual to work as a part of our team to advise MAcc students and help with programming. The ideal candidate will possess a blend of organizational, interpersonal, and leadership skills and the ability to perform a wide range of tasks and a desire to be a part of a dynamic and collaborative team that is dedicated to improving the MAcc Program and the School of Business overall. This position requires tenacity, energy, exception communication and customer service skills.


  • Advises Masters of Accounting students from enrollment through graduation. Including overseeing plan of study and graduation requirements.
  • Establishes program direct and objectives, prepares, and administers budget and manages available resources (e.g. money, supplies, etc.)
  • Assess needs of students and adjusts the structure of the program to address those needs
  • Works in a collaborate environment with admission, undergraduate advising, and career services
  • Assists in the selection of other support staff
  • Serves on various University committees to initiate change and to resolve issues related to academic services and curriculum requirements
  • Provides advising services to a diverse student population by performing the duties of an Academic Advisor
  • Develops, monitors, and conducts educational seminars and workshops for students
  • Plans, develops, and establishes new programming to meet identified needs of MAcc students
  • Develops and prepared advising materials, such as training manuals, brochures, handouts, general information summaries and newsletters
  • Works with information technology departments to support advising programs and services
  • Participates in location and national professional associations by serving on planning committees and presenting at conferences and seminars
  • Assists with planning and scheduling course offerings
  • Some travel may be required

Application Process

Institution Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran's status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans' preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

Additional Information

$40,000 - $50,000

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Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree a related area plus three years experience in academic advising, guidance and counseling or equivalency;
  • demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree and significant supervision and advising experience preferred.