Job Positions

Academic Counselor

Categories: South Central Region 7

Department:

College of Liberal Arts and Social Science

Institution:

University of North Texas

Date Posted:

Oct 16 2018 10:00PM

Close Date:

Until we have a great applicant hired
 

Position Description

https://jobs.unt.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1539704492915

The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences Student Advising Office at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Academic Counselor to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Advise students/prospective students in multiple settings.
  • Develop and implement programs and procedures to promote greater retention and timely graduation.
  • Correspond to student questions via email, phone, or mail.
  • Counsel undecided students on careers related to majors.
  • Attend, represent, and actively participate at conferences and professional meetings involving advising and student services.
  • Advise multi and interdisciplinary majors: Social Science and Integrative Studies.
  • Develop programs and procedures to promote greater career awareness among students.
  • Lead specialized advising workshops.
  • Provide advanced academic counseling for students in complex situations.
  • Assist with advising for Transfer and Freshman Orientations.
  • Advise on transfer ability of credit from other schools and on AP/IB/CLEP exams to UNT and CLASS core requirements.
  • Process degree audits and graduation applications as needed.

Duties

The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences Student Advising Office at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Academic Counselor to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Advise students/prospective students in multiple settings.
  • Develop and implement programs and procedures to promote greater retention and timely graduation.
  • Correspond to student questions via email, phone, or mail.
  • Counsel undecided students on careers related to majors.
  • Attend, represent, and actively participate at conferences and professional meetings involving advising and student services.
  • Advise multi and interdisciplinary majors: Social Science and Integrative Studies.
  • Develop programs and procedures to promote greater career awareness among students.
  • Lead specialized advising workshops.
  • Provide advanced academic counseling for students in complex situations.
  • Assist with advising for Transfer and Freshman Orientations.
  • Advise on transfer ability of credit from other schools and on AP/IB/CLEP exams to UNT and CLASS core requirements.
  • Process degree audits and graduation applications as needed.

Application Process

Usually there is 2 rounds of interviews

Institution Information

University of North Texas

Additional Information

 

Contact Information

Debra Griffin Debra.Griffin@unt.edu

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications

Qualifications

The successful candidate will possess the following required qualifications: Master's Degree and two years of experience in student affairs, student services, counseling, professional academic advising, or related experience. The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required:

  •  Considerable knowledge of University policies and procedures related to functional area (or ability to rapidly assimilate).
  • Current knowledge of student development and counseling theory.
  • Strong presentation, problem solving, and critical thinking skills.
  • Strong counseling skills including career development and group facilitation.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with diverse populations verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Remains active in professional development.

Preferred Qualifications

Career Counseling experience