Academic Advisor

University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, Openings : 1,
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Job Description : The College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (CASNR) at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln prepares today’s students for tomorrow’s greatest local, state, and global challenges around food, energy, water, and societal systems. Students in CASNR are part of a vibrant and engaged community of diverse learners who are inspired to take their development beyond the classroom and make their mark on the world.

As an Academic Advisor, you will:
  • Provide high quality academic advising and student success coaching regarding coursework, degree program completion, and professional career opportunities for students enrolled in college-level interdisciplinary undergraduate degree programs offered by the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.
  • Maintain data on enrollment and retention, develop retention strategies.
  • Assist students with referrals to appropriate campus and non-campus offices for academic and non-academic issues.
  • Perform additional duties including active recruitment of new and prospective students, career coaching, New Student Enrollment advising, coordinate and teach a zero-credit student success seminar, and other duties as assigned.

This position is housed within the CASNR Dean’s office and advises students in a wide variety of degree programs.

At the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, we are committed to advancing knowledge, enriching lives, and contributing to the global community.
We invest in our employees through comprehensive benefits including:
  • Tuition remission for full-time employees and dependents
  • Retirement plans with university match
  • Vacation, sick, and holiday pay
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • A diverse and inclusive workplace
We are looking for talented individuals like you to join our team and make a difference!
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination .
Minimum Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in education, student affairs, counseling, agricultural or environmental sciences, natural resources, or a related field plus two (2) years of experience in student development, advising, or recruitment. Will consider a Master’s degree in a related field in lieu of experience.
  • Demonstrated experience advising diverse student backgrounds in order to apply inclusive advising strategies for all students.
  • Ability to learn and stay current of complex academic requirements, policies and procedures.
  • Strong interpersonal and written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent organization, time management, and computer skills.
  • Ability to work as an effective team member.
Preferred Qualifications The following qualifications are preferred but not required:
  • Master’s degree in education, student affairs, counseling, agricultural or environmental sciences, natural resources, or a related field.
  • Experience with 1:1 student interaction/advising.
  • Word processing, databases and/or presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated advising experience using student information systems and technology platforms.

Posted Salary $43,000/yr minimum
How to Apply Click on “Apply for this Job”. You will then either create an application or edit your current application that is on file. You will be required to attach your resume, cover letter and list of professional references as three (3) separate documents in MS Word or PDF format.
Last Date For Apply: 2024-07-04 00:00:00 Job Type : FULL_TIME, Employment Type : FULL_TIMEApply Here