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Academic Advisor, College of Engineering

Categories: Pacific Region 9


College of Engineering Dean's Office


University of Nevada, Reno

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Position Description
The College of Engineering at the University of Nevada, Reno is seeking to fill one Advisor position. The successful candidate must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, advanced computer skills, and strong organizational, decision making, and interpersonal skills.The College of Engineering has over 2000 undergraduate students and is continually growing. With this growth, supporting our students on the educational journey is a major focus.Salary: $39,100 – $42,500

The Advisor works as part of the advising team to provide academic advising, which includes advising incoming freshmen, transfers, current, prospective students, and non-degree students in planning academic programs, course sequencing and other transition functions for undergraduate students into pre-majors, majors, and minors. The Advisor provides expertise in core curriculum, identifies major program requirements, and guides students through the major exploration process. The Advisor creates and maintains individual student records and maintains a database of student contacts. The Advisor will participate in retention activities for the students. The Advisor works as a team member with the other department advisors and various entities on campus to address and manage student concerns and needs for graduation. The Advisor will perform other duties as assigned.

Institution Information
EEO/AA PolicyThe University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, and sexual orientation. The University of Nevada, Reno employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Additional Information
Note to All Applicants:A background check may be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire. HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member’s first day of employment. 

Application Process
To apply for this job, please visit This position will close on May 31, 2014. 

Contact Information
Search Chair: Syreeta Williams


Required Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution and two years of work experience to include at least one year working with students.

Preferred Qualifications
Experience with college level academic advising.