Job Positions

Academic Advisor OR Senior Academic Advisor

Categories: Pacific Region 9


Director of Advising


University of Nevada, Las Vegas - UNLV

Date Posted:


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Open Until Filled 6/22/2015

Position Description
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Academic Advisor OR Senior Academic Advisor. Search 15228

Candidate for this position will report to the Director of Advising in the UNLV College of Sciences. Candidate will be responsible for disseminating information for 12 degree programs and related issues to 2500 students with majors in biology, chemistry, geoscience, mathematics and physics/astronomy. Position requires working with students on complicated issues regarding their degree progress and/or life issues, as well as participating in college and university outreach activities. Refers students to university resources as required. Requires excellent English interpersonal communication and computer skills. Ability to easily learn additional computer or other technology skills as required. Conscientious attention to detail is a must. Candidates for the Advisor 2 position must have experience acting as a team leader with other advisors and work closely with a Director. 

Institution Information
UNLV is a comprehensive research university of approximately 28,000 students and 2,900 faculty and staff dedicated to teaching, research, and service. The university has internationally recognized programs in hotel administration and creative writing; professional degrees in law, architecture, and dental medicine; and leading programs in fine arts, sciences and education. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in dynamic Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us on-line at:

Application Process
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.Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates’ materials will begin on April 20, 2015, and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date. Materials should be addressed to Mr. David Belt, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted via on-line application at For assistance with UNLV’s on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-2894 or Apply Here:

Additional Information
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 persons lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. 

Contact Information
Mr. David Belt
Search Committee Chair


Required Qualifications 
This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited college or university and one year advising or related experience. A Senior Academic Advisor requires a Master’s Degree and at least one
 (1) year of related professional work experience

OR a Bachelor’s degree and three (3) years of related professional work experience. Experience in the sciences desirable, but not required.

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