Job Positions

Academic Advisor

Categories: Pacific Region 9

Department:

Division of Health Sciences

Institution:

University of Nevada, Reno  

Date Posted:

12/22/2015  

Close Date:

1/18/2016

 

Position Description
The Academic Advisor within the Department of Advising, Recruitment, and Retention (DARR) in the Division of Health Sciences (DHS) advises prospective, new, continuing, and transfer undergraduate students in DHS majors and minors with general academic and specific curricular requirements.This is an entry-level position that reports directly to the Manager, Advising Recruitment and Retention, Division of Health Sciences.The University of Nevada, Reno is the land-grant University for the State of Nevada with an enrollment of approximately 18,000 students. The campus has a long and rich tradition of student involvement and a proactive student services program. Located at the base of the Sierra Crest in the Truckee Meadows, Reno’s outdoor recreation possibilities are unlimited. Lake Tahoe is a short 45-minute drive west from downtown Reno, offering opportunities for skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking, hiking, kayaking, and camping.

Duties
The Academic Advisor assists with on- and off-campus advising, retention and recruitment activities as well as assistance with tracking and reporting activities of the Advisor and the Center.

Application Information
https://www.unrsearch.com/postings/19675

Institution Information
www.unr.edu

Contact Information
Brandon Goehring (Coordinator)
bgoehring@unr.edu
Janita Ethridge (Chair)
janita@unr.edu

 

Qualifications:
 

Required Qualifications 
Bachelor’s Degree and two years of relevant work experience or Master’s Degree and one year of relevant work experience
Relevant Experience: Direct student contact, communication, knowledge of academic requirements and higher education policies and procedures: experience in a field related to academic advising/counseling or student services
Schedule or Travel Requirements: Some evenings and weekends
Some Travel