Job Positions

Academic Advisor/71748

Categories: Pacific Region 9

Department:

College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources

Institution:

University of Nevada, Reno

Date Posted:

6/9/2015

Close Date

8/8/2015

Position Description
The Academic Advisor in the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources (CABNR) will be responsible for providing academic advising to prospective, new, transfer, and continuing students on general academic and specific curricular requirements in individual and group advising settings. The individual will serve as a resource for all new and current students to assure that they are making timely progress toward graduation. He/She will work closely with the students and their designated faculty advisors on academic progress and curricular issues. The academic advisor will take the lead on certain activities and assist the CABNR Coordinator of Student Affairs and Outreach with retention, advising, and recruitment activities. Because all CABNR programs are in STEM (Science Technology, Engineering and Math) disciplines, the academic advisor should have experience advising students in the life sciences and be knowledgeable about the particular academic challenges facing STEM students.

Duties 
Provide academic advising to prospective, new, transfer, and continuing students on general academic and specific curricular requirements. Assure that all new and current students are making timely progress toward graduation. Work closely with students and faculty advisors on academic progress and curricular issues. Assist with retention and recruitment activities.

Application Process
To apply & for more information, please visit: https://www.unrsearch.com/postings/18087

Institution Information
The University of Nevada, Reno, the land-grant University and major research institution in the state, has a student body of approximately 19,000. The University is situated in Reno, a metropolitan area of 350,000, on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. The city is conveniently located 38 miles from Lake Tahoe, a world-class skiing area with limitless summer and winter recreational opportunities. Sacramento and San Francisco are, respectively, two and four hour drives away.

Additional Information
EEO/AA Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Contact Information
Lindsey Barnes, lbarnes@cabnr.unr.edu, (775)784-1660


Qualifications:

Required Qualifications 
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution and two years, or a Master’s Degree from an accredited institution and one year, of related academic advising, student services or related fields.

Preferred Qualifications
Advising and/or recruiting experience with STEM disciplines as they relate to CABNR, Bilingual in Spanish and experience translating and presenting in Spanish.