Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:45 PM
Job Summary: The Academic Advisor I is an entry level advising position. Under direct supervision, the Advisor I will be engaged in academic advising activities that support UA at the institution or college level.
Additional Department Summary: Directs the academic advising of all UA Early College students with the responsibility for developing each student’s annual plan of study, overseeing approval of academic plans, and ensuring that students enroll in appropriate academic courses. Work with UA Early College staff to coordinate communication between appropriate UAEC faculty and staff, UAEC parents, and high school personnel. Maintain appropriate database systems and records. Build collaborative relationships with various K-12 partners, campus partners, and community partners. Assist in marketing, recruiting, and coordination of delivery of UA Early College programs and services.
Required Department Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and one (1) year of work experience in K-12, higher or continuing education, or technology. Requires flexibility to work day, night, weekends, and occasional travel. Must have valid U.S. driver's license. Must be at least 21 years of age at time of hire and have an acceptable Motor Vehicle Report as determined by the insurance carrier.
Skills and Knowledge: Requires ability to plan, develop, and administer academic advising with exceptional interpersonal communication skills. Must be able to demonstrate ability to work with diverse groups of high school-age students and educators. Must be able to work well in a team setting. Requires the ability to communicate effectively to various groups of people. Must possess basic computer skills (Word, Excel, Outlook).
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in education, instructional technology, communications, or business. Experience with Talisma Client management system. Experience with ACCESS database management. Experience with UA systems (i.e. Banner, SARS).
Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.
Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" Poster
Internal Number: 511314
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