Job Positions

Academic Advisor

Categories: Pacific Region 9

Department:

University Advising Center

Institution:

University of Nevada, Reno  

Date Posted:

12/30/2015  

Close Date:

1/12/16

 

Position Description
The Academic Advisor within the University Advising Center performs a major role in the implementation of a comprehensive academic advising system which includes advising and other transition functions for students who have not decided upon a major as well as students pursuing a Bachelor’s of General Studies degree. The Advisor is responsible for participating in the teaching of academic and career exploration courses for undecided students. The position reports to the Director, University Advising Center.

Duties
-Assist undecided students, students transitioning from one major to another, students pursuing Bachelor of general studies and non-degree students in planning academic programs and course sequencing consistent with students' interests, competencies and aspirations
-Perform advising-related functions for new and prospective students associated with events such as Nevada Bound, Registration, and New Student Orientation, etc.
-Teach academic and career exploration courses for undecided students

Application Information
In order for applications to be considered please complete online application at the following link: https://www.unrsearch.com/postings/19531 

Institution Information
The University of Nevada, Reno is the State of Nevada’s land grant and historic flagship institution of higher education and is one of eight institutions of higher education governed by the Nevada System of Higher Education. With a growing and increasingly diverse student enrollment approaching 22,000 including over 2,800 graduate students and a total budget of nearly $520 million, the University provides a comprehensive selection of degree programs at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral level. The university has been recognized as a Tier I institution by US News and World Report. Located in the picturesque Truckee Meadows at the base of the Sierra Nevada, the University of Nevada, Reno is just a short distance from the state capitol, the beautiful Lake Tahoe area, and numerous state and national parks.

Contact Information
Aqueelah Thompson, Search Chair, aqueelah@unr.edu
Vicki Bell, Search Coordinator, victoriab@unr.edu

 

Qualifications:
 

Required Qualifications 
Bachelor's Degree and two years of relevant experience or Master's Degree and one year of relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications
Experience working with college/university students in an academic advising setting