Academic Advisor - req# 27428
|Working Title||Academic Advisor|
The school of engineering is seeking a highly motivated academic advisor to support our diverse and growing student population. Our preferred candidate is highly organized, self-motivated, detail-oriented, embraces a growth mindset, and excels at handling a range of advisory responsibilities across multiple degree programs. In this role, you will have the opportunity to make a significant impact by providing essential support to our assigned student cohort. Collaboration with the Senior Academic Advisor will be pivotal to ensure the holistic fulfillment of our students' needs. This position offers an entry into the world of academic advisement, engaging with prospective, current, and former students within our college. The selected candidate will advise on academic programs, changes, develop academic degree plans, and have the ability to develop their skills to eventually move into an Academic Advisor, Sr. position.
What We Offer: Joining our team means becoming an integral part of a forward-thinking academic institution. You'll have the chance to shape the academic journeys of our diverse student body and contribute to their success. As an entry-level position, this role not only offers you the chance to make an immediate difference but also prepares you for future growth as you enhance your skills and knowledge in academic advisement.
If you're ready to take the first step towards a fulfilling career in academic advising and work within a collaborative and supportive environment, we encourage you to apply. Your application will not be considered complete without a cover letter. Your cover letter should address how you meet the position’s preferred qualifications and should tell us why you want to work in academic advisement.
Note: This job posting is for the Academic Advisor position. Candidates with potential and ambition will have the opportunity to progress to the Senior Academic Advisor position over time.
|Conditions of Employment|
Bachelor's degree; no previous experience required.
Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.
|Preferred Qualifications||Experience working with diverse populations. |
Ability to adapt with ever changing priority demands.
Ability to interpret and analyze department, college, and university degree requirements.
Exceptional organizational skills with a keen eye for detail.
Strong self-motivation and a demonstrated growth mindset.
Excellent interpersonal and communication abilities.
Passion for guiding students towards academic success.
|Campus||Main - Albuquerque, NM|
|Department||SOE Deans Office (052A)|
|Staff Type||Term - Full-Time|
|Term End Date||6/30/2024|
|Pay||Hourly: $18.26 - $24.81|
|Benefits Eligible||This is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.|
|ERB Statement||As a condition of employment, eligible employees working greater than .25 FTE as determined by the New Mexico Education Retirement Act must make mandatory retirement contributions. For more information, review the Benefits Eligibility at a Glance grid.|
|Background Check Required||Yes|
|For Best Consideration Date||11/1/2023|
|Eligible for Remote Work|
|Eligible for Remote Work Statement|
Only applications submitted throughthe official UNMJobs site will be accepted. If you are viewing this jobadvertisement on a 3rd party site, pleasevisit UNMJobs to submit an application.Please submit a resume and cover letter. Your application will not be considered complete without a cover letter. Your cover letter should address how you meet the position’s preferred qualifications and should tell us why you want to work in academic advisement.
Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.
The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.
The University of New Mexico requires all regular staff positions successfully pass a pre-employment background check. This may include, but is not limited to, a criminal history background check, New Mexico Department of Health fingerprint screening, New Mexico Children, Youth, and Families Department fingerprint screening, verification of education credentials, and/or verification of prior employment. For more information about background checks, visit https://policy.unm.edu/university-policies/3000/3280.html. Refer to https://policy.unm.edu/university-policies/3000/3200.html for a definition of Regular Staff.