Academic Advisor

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

  • Lincoln, NE
  • $39,000 per year
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 1 month ago
Position Information

Working Title Academic Advisor
Department College of Business-0897
Requisition Number S_200323
Posting Open Date 07/01/2020
Application Review Date: (To ensure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date) 07/16/2020
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Description of Work

Serving as an engaged member of the Business Advising and Student Engagement Team (BASE) team, the Academic Advisor will advise undergraduate students in the College of Business on academic and student success topics using inclusive advising strategies. This position works primarily one-on-one with students to engage in collaborative advising conversations and share developmentally appropriate feedback regarding academic/course planning, degree progress, and engagement in co-curricular opportunities.

The Academic Advisor proactively supports the academic and social needs of undergraduate business students, especially first-generation, low-income and/or underrepresented college students. This role will also identify and provide support for students struggling academically and/or personally and make appropriate referrals to support services. The individual will collaborate with the BASE team and other offices to develop and support initiatives to aid student retention and success efforts.

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree plus two (2) years of experience with students in 1:1 or group advising settings. Master's degree in a related field may substitute for experience. Demonstrated ability or experience working with diverse populations necessary. Must have strong oral and written communication skills. Must demonstrate ability to learn and stay current on complex requirements, policies, and procedures.
Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree in education, counseling, student affairs, business, or related field preferred. Experience with college/university-level students helpful. Experience with academic and/or social support for first-generation, low-income and/or underrepresented college students desirable. Experience using advising software programs and/or student information systems helpful. Demonstrated advising and/or counseling skills desirable.
Pre-Placement Driving Record Review Required No
Physical Required No
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) required. Subject to DOT approved pre-employment & random testing for alcohol and controlled substances. No
Criminal History Background Check Required Yes
Posted Salary $39,000 minimum
How to Apply

Click on “Apply for this Job”. You will then either create an application or edit your current application that is on file. You will be required to attach your resume, cover letter, and list of references as three (3) separate documents in MS Word or PDF format.
For questions or accommodations related to this position contact

Jennifer Mostek
jennifer.mostek@unl.edu
Job Category (old) Managerial/Professional
Job Type Full-Time
Alternate Work Schedule (if other than 8-5)
Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding? No
If Temporary, indicate end date
Planned Hire Date: ASAP
Appointment End Date

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Required Documents

Required Documents * Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • List of References
Optional Documents

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