Student Success Advisor (Advisor I), Herbert College of Agriculture
The Herbert College of Agriculture is looking for vibrant, dynamic individuals interested in working in a team environment dedicated to student success in the Departments of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Agricultural Leadership, Education, and Communications. The Student Success Advisor (Advisor I) will provide comprehensive academic advising and support holistic student success for undergraduate students pursuing or interested in majors or minors within the departments and exploratory students in the Herbert College of Agriculture. The position will promote academic advising as an essential tool for academic success and as a critical component of the educational experience. Advising responsibilities include, though are not limited to, advising students on course selection to meet academic requirements and their career goals, identifying experiential learning opportunities and programs that promote career development, financial and logistical obstacles, policies and procedures, and support holistic student success. This person will be the point of contact for services related to new student and transfer orientation advising sessions, student success programming, and assist faculty mentors with/participate in activities related to professional/career development The Student Success Advisor will be a critical team member of the Herbert College of Agriculture Dean's office and the Departments of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Agricultural Leadership, Education, and Communications.
Position Details: This is an exempt, 12 month, full time, non-tenure track staff position that provides an exciting opportunity to be a part of UT's Advising 2020 strategic plan that integrates academic and career advising with self-exploration, leadership, and experiential learning. The Student Success Advisor position responsibilities are grounded in best practices as outlined in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Academic Advisor Career Path. A person holding this position will be expected to create professional development plans with their supervisor that will include advancement on the Career Path.
Internal Number: 192967
About Institute of Agriculture
The Institute’s four major units are the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, the College of Veterinary Medicine, UT AgResearch and UT Extension. The Institute contributes to improving the quality of lives and enhancing the agricultural, economic, environmental and social well-being of Tennessee. Our clientele include students, families, farmers, 4-Hers, agribusiness and the general public.