Job Positions

Academic Advisor, College of Fine Arts

Categories: Pacific Region 9

Department:

The College of Fine Arts

Institution:

University of Nevada, Las Vegas - UNLV

Date Posted:

7/8/2016  

Close Date:

9/6/2016
 

Position Description
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Academic Advisor, College of Fine Arts, SN 16391PROFILE of the UNIVERSITYUNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution of approximately 29,000 students and more than 3,000 faculty and staff that is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a research university with high research activity. UNLV offers a broad range of respected academic programs and is on a path to join the top tier of national public research universities. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region's diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us on line at: http://www.unlv.edu

Duties
ROLE of the POSITION
The College of Fine Arts has an immediate opening for a full-time, 12- month Academic Advisor. Through a variety of forums, including group and individual advising sessions, the Academic Advisor works with prospective, incoming and continuing students in understanding the degree requirements for the various majors within the College of Fine Arts. The Advisor assists students with course selection, semester planning and the myriad of issues that may transpire from admission to graduation. When necessary, (s) he refers students to the appropriate university resources (counseling, career services, tutoring, etc). It is the responsibility of the advisor to maintain accurate files; have a clear understanding of all university and college academic policies; and work on a daily basis with other entities across campus.Academic Advisors participate in both on-campus and off-campus retention and recruitment activities. Occasional evenings and weekends are required.

Application Information
APPLICATION DETAILS
Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.This position will remain open until filled and review of candidates' materials will begin immediately. Materials should be addressed to Julie Johnson Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted via on-line application at https://hrsearch.unlv.edu. For assistance with UNLV's on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-3504 or applicant.inquiry@unlv.edu.UNLV is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Institution Information
UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution of approximately 29,000 students and more than 3,000 faculty and staff that is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a research university with high research activity.

Additional Information
Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/ds3jkm9rhw

Contact Information
UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-3504 or applicant.inquiry@unlv.edu


 

Qualifications:
 

Required Qualifications 
Qualifications include the following: a Bachelor's degree (Master's Preferred) from an accredited university or college and a minimum of one- year full-time (or equivalent) related professional experience; experience with computerized student information systems and their application to advising (preferred knowledge of PeopleSoft). The ideal candidate must be personable, articulate, and able to interpret policies and procedures. (S)he will be able to work in a fast-paced environment of constant change and variety (flexibility is a must). Good organizational skills are also a necessity. A strong background in verbal and written communications is a requirement, along strong skills in effective decision making and problem-solving

Preferred Qualifications
SALARY RANGE
Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.