- Provide comprehensive academic advising services to Undeclared, Pre-Engineering, Pre-Health, and Pre-Law students in the Exploratory and Pre-Professional AdvisingCenter (Explore Center).
- Advise students transitioning between majors. Utilize excellent interpersonal communication and relational skills to help students explore and identify interests, skills, and abilities.
- Engage in collaborative advising conversations with students and share developmentally appropriate advice in regards to academic/course planning, extracurricular involvement/exploration, and professional preparation. Identify and provide support for students struggling academically and/or personally and make appropriate referrals to support resources.
- Be able to understand how cultural context, differences, and institutional/social barriers influence the student experience in order to apply inclusive advising strategies for all students.
- Maintain a thorough knowledge of complex academic program requirements and academic policy information.
- Collaborate with the Explore Center team and other campus offices to engage in best practices and to develop programming to aid student retention and success efforts.
- Communicate with parents and/or professional contacts from outside the University and with faculty/staff in other University offices.
- Develop and deliver presentations to various sized audiences, which may include students, faculty, staff, and/or parents.
- Utilize various student information systems to assess student progress and record contacts in digital notes system.
- Occasional evening and weekend advising required.
- Assist with the smooth operation of the Explore Center.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
University of Nebraska-Lincoln