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Senior Academic RPC Advisor

Categories: Pacific Region 9


College of Fine Arts


University of Nevada, Las Vegas - UNLV

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Position Description
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Senior Academic RPC Advisor within the College of Fine Arts (PN 16346)
UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution of approximately 29,000 students and more than 3,000 faculty and staff that is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a research university with high research activity. UNLV offers a broad range of respected academic programs and is on a path to join the top tier of national public research universities. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region's diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us on line at:

This RPC specific position exists to create initiatives within the College of Fine Arts as they relate to Retention, Progression and Completion. The position will serve as the Advising Center's Student Success Collaborative Specialist and will work with the Director to create initiatives geared to raising the college's graduation rates and will also be responsible for creating, maintaining, and managing SSC campaigns for the CFA. Additional duties include, but are not limited to, maintaining accurate and detailed student records; accessing and running SSC and MyUNLV reports; evaluating students' degree progress; assisting students with processing forms; interpreting and correcting degree audit reports; reviewing and articulating transfer coursework; referring students to appropriate campus resources; participating in on-campus and off-campus center and university recruiting events, as well as New Student Orientation, which will require occasional evening and weekend work.

Application Information
Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based. Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates' materials will begin immediately. Materials should be addressed to Julie Johnson, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted via on-line application at For assistance with UNLV's on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-3504 or

Institution Information
UNLV is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Apply Here:

Contact Information
Julie Johnson
Search Committee Chair(702) 895-3504



Required Qualifications 
This position requires a Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts or Higher Education from a regionally accredited college or university (Master's preferred) and three years related professional experience in advising.

Preferred Qualifications
Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.