Job Description

Academic Advisor

Requisition IDreq9855
Working TitleAcademic Advisor
Position Grade10
Position Summary

AMENDMENT: The ForBest Consideration Date has been extended to 08/05/19

The College of Arts and Sciences Advisement Center is very excited toannounce we are hiring. As an employee of this highly energetic andstudent oriented advisement center, you will be the first contact for manyof our students as you will be providing triage and referral academicadvisement to prospective and current students within the College of Artsand Sciences and the various departments served within.

This position is located in the front office area of our central advisementcenter. Although this advisor does not have assigned majors, he/sheprovides advisement related information and referrals to our 6,000+ studentpopulation. A&S prides itself on providing students with proper instructionson how to prepare, engage, and be accountable. This is a critically importantposition that will manage the flow of communication and direction for thecenter. This includes advisement documentation & forms, electroniccorrespondence including a new texting initiative, and student traffic triage.

Specific duties will include:
* Provide academic services and resources to A&S student population; lead thefront desk staff; triage student traffic.
* Review, update, maintain and organize advisement documentation.
* Compose notifications and review appropriate forms and students statements thatare involved in the various process.
* Serveas primary staff contact for new A&S texting initiative.
* Deliver workshops to cohorts of students as needed.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • This position is represented by a labor union and is subject to the terms and conditions of the USUNM Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Minimum Qualifications

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.
  • Experience working in a high traffic service-oriented environment.
  • Ability to follow direction as demonstrated by specific requirements addressed in the cover letter.
  • Ability to multi-task with ever changing priority demands.
  • Ability to interpret and analyze department, college, and university degree requirements.
Additional Requirements
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentArts Sciences Advisement (711E)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeRegular - Full-Time
Term End Date
Pay$13.62 to $14.42 Hourly dependent upon experience and education
Benefits EligibleThis 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 StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check RequiredNo
For Best Consideration Date8/5/2019
Application InstructionsQualified applicants should include a cover letter that details their unique credentials for this position and why they are the best candidate for the position given the preferred qualifications listed. They should also include a personal advisement philosophy; this should be no longer than 250 words.

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.


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