Job Description

Academic Advisor,Sr

Requisition IDreq12128
Working TitleAcademic Advisor,Sr
Position Grade12
Position SummaryThe Anderson Schoolof Management (ASM) is seeking an experienced, student-centered academicadvisor to fill the position of Senior Academic Advisor for the Bachelor ofBusiness Administration (BBA) program.

The position of Sr. Academic Advisor is essential to support the advisementneeds of undergraduate students that further promote goals of ASM and UNM toprovide high quality services that positively impact the retention, graduation,and overall success of undergraduate students. This position works withpre-business and BBA students from orientation to graduation and ensuresstudents are optimizing their academic success and preparation for theirprofession. The undergraduate advisement team at Anderson applies acomprehensive scope to student advisement with practices and policies designedto best meet the needs of students. In individual appointments, workshops, andemail communications, the undergraduate academic advisor provides necessarysupport for time sensitive and in-depth approaches to the diverse needs ofstudents, faculty, and staff at ASM. In addition, this position criticallyevaluates and implements improvements in programming, policies, and proceduresthat positively impact the experiences and outcomes for students. Theresponsibilities of this position are multifaceted and have significantimplications for the advisement services of students at ASM.

This individual will be responsible for providing academic advisement, guidanceand progress tracking for meeting program mileposts for incoming and continuingstudents. They will assist in recruiting activities to attract new students andcoordinate outreach and orientation. They will also provide support in thedevelopment, implementation and marketing of programs and should be comfortablemaking public presentations.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of producinghigh-quality results, successfully maintaining progress across multipleprojects and deadlines, working efficiently with minimal supervision, andadapting to changing priorities. Thisperson will be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing as evidencedby the applicant’s cover letter and resume. This dynamic individual will demonstrate excellence in customer serviceand the ability to work with teams as well as a variety of students, faculty,staff and members of the business community in order to promote student successand align with the vision and mission of ASM and UNM.

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

Knowledge of/with:
UNM General Education and Anderson Pre-Admission requirements,undergraduate degree program requirements, and New Mexico Articulationpolicies.

Experience with/in:
Evaluating and reviewing transcripts from a variety ofinstitutions around the country.
Effective written and communication skills as demonstrated in applicantcover letter, resume, and writing sample.
Presentation skills. Outreach, recruitment, orientation, and retention program implementationskills.
Organizing and coordinating student and/or special events.
Academic advisement, program coordination.

Must be able to work some evenings and weekends. Must be able to attend recruitment events offcampus.
Excellent customer service and team based skills and ability towork with a varied student population as well as a variety of ASM stakeholders,which includes faculty, staff, and the business community.
Demonstrated skills in multitasking, preparing reports, problemsolving, and analyzing program, university, and/or curriculum/graduationrequirements.
Extensive demonstrated database skills and experience in dataanalytics as a tool for synchronized communication, degree planning and studentintervention.

Additional Requirements
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentASM Administration (224B)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeRegular - Full-Time
Term End Date
StatusNon-Exempt
Pay$18.46 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 Required
For Best Consideration Date2/18/2020
Application Instructions

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.

Resume, Cover Letter and Writing Sample are required for this position. Your Writing Sample should answer the following questions: 1) What are the three main responsibilities of an advisor with reference to the relationship with students? 2) What makes you an outstanding advisor in this role? 3) What do you think are the students’ responsibilities in the advisement relationship? 4) How would you establish expectations with the students regarding these responsibilities?

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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