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Academic Advisor

Categories: Mid South Region 3


School of Architecture


University of North Carolina - Charlotte

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Position Description

The School of Architecture (SoA) at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte invites applications for a full-timeAcademic Advisor staff position. The Academic Advisor is a full-time, 12-month, non-tenure track appointment in the Schoolof Architecture in the College of Arts + Architecture (CoA+A), UNC-Charlotte. The Academic Advisor is responsible forproviding a range of services to prospective and admitted students that includes academic advising, advising-relatedteaching/training, coordination of a department-wide system for advising methods and procedures, recruitment,admissions, planning and staffing events, and summer orientation.


The Academic Advisor position reports directly to the Director of the School of Architecture and works in close day-to- daycollaboration with the Associate Director, full-time Architecture faculty, and the CoA+A Director of Academic Advising andAssessment. The position also serves as School liaison to the UNC Charlotte Office of Admissions, Office of the Registrar,Office of Academic Affairs, and the Graduate School, among others.The Academic Advisor will also participate on the College’s Academic Advising team. The primary purpose of the College ofArts + Architecture Advising Team is to provide academic advising using a developmental model. Using this approach,Academic Advisors in the CoA+A work with students so that they develop the knowledge, skills, and personal accountabilityneeded to explore their academic and co-curricular options, evaluate and track their own progress toward graduation,access support and enrichment services, and understand and follow university policies and timelines. Members of theCoA+A Team also participate in campus-wide opportunities for professional development, training, and collaboration withothers in the UNC Charlotte advising community.

Application Process

Qualified applicants must complete the online application at (position #000066). Applicationrequirements include a cover letter/letter of interest, resume or CV, and contact information for references.

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Required Qualifications

  • Master's degree.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Essential qualifications and background include strong (oral and written) communication skills and successfulmeeting/facilitation capabilities.
  • Technical skills required include the following: demonstrated ability using BANNER System to access and update full student records; use of database programs such as FileMaker for data management, analysis, andthe display of results; experience with Microsoft Office Suite programs (including Word, Excel, Access, and Power Point);the ability to create and forward materials for publication on the SoA website.
  • Familiarity with advising and/or assessmentsoftware is desirable.