Associate Academic Advisor
Categories: South Central Region 7
|School of Business
|University of Texas - Austin
|Open Until Filled
- Advise and manage caseload of approximately 425 undergraduate students including interpreting degree requirements and academic options in the McCombs School of Business, as well as other UT colleges and schools.
- Coordinate the McCombs First-Year Interest Groups (FIGs) including: recruiting mentors and facilitators, overseeing FIG curriculum, training on specific McCombs FIG requirements, and serving as the liaison to the Undergraduate Studies First Year Experience office.
- Facilitate at least 2 FIG Seminars.
- Advise and participate in new student orientation.
- Advise students in the McCombs Success Scholars program, which is a student success initiative that targets first generation college students and other under-represented student populations.
- Make oral and written presentations.
- Attend meetings and participate in professional development activities.
$3,125+ depending on qualifications
- Bachelor's degree in a related field and four years of experience working with college students in an academic counseling capacity or Master's degree in a related field and two years of experience in counseling, group work, assessment and administration of student academic programs.
- Experience using the internet, e-mail, and Microsoft Office applications.
- Ability to establish rapport with students, faculty, and staff.
- Demonstrated commitment to fostering an inclusive and collaborative environment which supports a diverse set of student needs.
- Training related to understanding the experiences of first generation and under-represented college student populations.
- Experience facilitating a First Year Interest Group (FIG) or similar first year learning community.
- Demonstrated experience working in a team environment.
- Demonstrated experience managing multiple projects and meeting deadlines.
- Excellent attention to detail.
- Excellent interpersonal skills.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Professional demeanor.
- Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.
- Experience working with UT students in an academic environment.
- Experience accurately evaluating and articulating student degree progress.
- Knowledge of university resources and services.
- Familiarity with UT campus culture and student life.
- Experience coordinating a program that targets college students.
- Experience facilitating multiple First Year Interest Groups or similar first year learning communities.
- Demonstrated ability to understand and to interpret institutional rules and regulations.
- Ability to problem solve and maintain composure when faced with a challenge.
- Experience organizing and participating in undergraduate new student orientation.
- Experience documenting student academic issues and degree progress, as well as maintaining student academic records.
- Knowledge of UT academic policies and procedures.