Job Positions

Academic Advisor

Categories: Pacific Region 9

Department:

College of Liberal Arts

Institution:

University of Nevada, Reno

Date Posted:

5/31/2016  

Close Date:

7/8/2016
 

Position Description
The academic advisor in the College of Liberal Arts is responsible for providing advisement for new, transfer, and continuing students on general academic requirements. A strong emphasis will be on assisting students in the Social Sciences. The advisor serves as a resource for all new and current students to assure that they are making timely progress toward degree completion. In addition, the academic advisor takes the lead on certain activities and assists the Director of Advising, Recruitment, and Retention with other recruitment and retention activities. The advisor will assist with on-campus and off-campus recruitment events. The advisor will be involved in program design and implementation relating to advising, recruitment, and retention.

Duties
The academic advisor in the College of Liberal Arts is responsible for providing advisement for new, transfer, and continuing students on general academic requirements. A strong emphasis will be on assisting students in the Social Sciences. The advisor serves as a resource for all new and current students to assure that they are making timely progress toward degree completion. In addition, the academic advisor takes the lead on certain activities and assists the Director of Advising, Recruitment, and Retention with other recruitment and retention activities. The advisor will assist with on-campus and off-campus recruitment events. The advisor will be involved in program design and implementation relating to advising, recruitment, and retention.

Application Information
https://www.unrsearch.com/postings/21049

Institution Information
The University of Nevada, Reno, the land-grant University and major research institution in the state, has a student body of approximately 21,000. 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.

Contact Information
Kristi Van Gorder-kkv@unr.edu
Lindsey Brentlinger-lbrentlinger@unr.edu


 

Qualifications:
 

Required Qualifications 
Master’s degree from an accredited institution and one year of related professional academic advising experience or a closely related field.Master’s degree must be in hand by September 1, 2016.

Preferred Qualification
Advising and recruitment experience within any of the following disciplines: social sciences, humanities and fine arts.