Under the supervision of the manager of ESS Advising, the academic advisor II: provides advising to undergraduate students, coordinates the transition process for transfer students and those on probation into College Departments, assists in the development and implementation of student success initiatives and programs and advises all students as needed.
Advises & retains a caseload of COE undergraduate students as assigned by the Manager, ESS Advising, College Sr. Management and/or Administration. Ensures College and University records are updated as necessary and directed by the Manager, ESS Advising, College Sr. Management and/or Administration. At the discretion and upon the request of the Manager, ESS Advising & COE Sr. Management/Administration, implements and manages student success & retention initiatives in relation to College & Unit Goals. Prepares and compiles reports regarding the status of undergraduate students in transition to college departments as requested by the Manager, ESS Advising, Director of Engineering Services and/or College Administration. Coordinates transition processes for ESS probation and conditionally-admitted students to COE departments & other duties as assigned by the Manager, ESS Advising and/or COE Sr. Management/Administration. Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree. Four (4) years of experience working with college students or adolescents in an academic advising/counseling capacity or the equivalent experience.
Master's degree in a related field. Seven plus (7+) years of higher education, student advising experience. Experience leading and coordinating student retention initiatives related to undergraduate advising in STEM fields. Experience with student information & learning management systems. Proficiency with Microsoft Office. Good communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to manage multiple projects. Ability to adapt to new requirements and situations quickly. Experience analyzing student data to make informed decisions regarding strategic academic advising and other related student retention strategies and initiatives.
Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Open Until Filled: No
Internal Number: 14064
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With annual research expenditures in excess of $100M, the University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution committed to life-enhancing discovery, innovative instruction, and caring community engagement. A leading institution in the heart of the thriving North Texas region, UTA nurtures minds within an environment that values excellence, ingenuity, and diversity. With a total global enrollment of over 59,000 in AY 2018-19, UTA is one of the largest institutions in the University of Texas System. Guided by its Strategic Plan Bold Solutions | Global Impact, UTA fosters interdisciplinary research and teaching to enable the sustainable megacity of the future within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. UTA was cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second lowest average student debt among U.S. universities in 2018. U.S. News & World Report also ranks UTA fourth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked as the top four-year college in Texas for veterans on Military Times’ 2018 Best for Vets list.