Job Description

Academic Advisor,Sr

Requisition IDreq11145
Working TitleAcademic Advisor,Sr
Position Grade12
Position Summary

The Academic Advisor, Sr. position in the College of Education Center for Student Success will work in a team environment to deliver academic advisement for prospective and current students.

The primary responsibilities of this position include: Providing direct academic advisement to students including the review of transcripts, review of Programs of Study, completion of graduation checks, and general academic support and advice. Completing administrative components for academic advising including the documentation of appointments and related notes, preparation of student files, investigative work to address issues, and addressing inquiries via email and phone. Planning, implementing, coordinating, and participating in special projects, events, New Student Orientations, and other recruitment and retention activities.

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; at least 2 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

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

Professional experience in higher education with:

  • On-line advisement
  • Written and online communications in an academic setting
  • Recruitment and retention
  • Social networks and content management systems
  • Use of Tk20 Assessment software

Professional ability within higher education to:

  • Analyze and solve problems using independent judgement
  • Analyze and interpret student transcripts, associated records and documents

Professional knowledge of:

  • University-level academic policies and procedures regarding student curriculum requirements
Additional Requirements
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentCSS - Advisement (527F)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeRegular - Full-Time
Term End Date
StatusNon-Exempt
Pay$17.23 to $25.84 hourly
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 Date11/8/2019
Application InstructionsResume and cover letter required.

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.

Application Instructions

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