Job Description

Academic Advisor,Sr

Requisition IDreq17400
Working TitleAcademic Advisor,Sr
Position Grade12
Position SummaryThe Academic Advisor, Sr. position in the College ofEducation and Human Sciences Center for Student Success will work in a team environment to deliveracademic advisement for prospective and current students. The primary responsibilities of this position include: Providing direct academic advisement tostudents including the review of transcripts, review of Programs of Study,completion of graduation checks, and general academic support and advice. Completing administrative components foracademic advising including the documentation of appointments and relatednotes, preparation of student files, investigative work to address issues, andaddressing inquiries via email and phone. Planning, implementing, coordinating, and participating in specialprojects, events, New Student Orientations, and other recruitment and retentionactivities.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • All regular, non-temporary positions assigned to this classification are represented by a labor union and subject to the terms and conditions of the US-UNM Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  • Employees who provide services or work in patient care or clinical areas are required to be in compliance with the University's influenza vaccination requirement.
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
Pay$18.46 to $26.46 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 Date10/8/2021
Application Instructions

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Resume and cover letter required.

The University of New Mexico has implemented a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for UNM students and employees. For detailed information, visit

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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