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Academic Advisor

Cedar Falls, IA

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Academic Advisor
College of Education Student Advising

Advises currently enrolled majors, particularly Elementary, Early Childhood and Middle Level, and transfer students through appointments and group meetings; participates in office’s responsibilities for all College of Education (COE) students from freshman through graduation, and coordinates and communicates with COE departments regarding curriculum changes and participatory advising roles; works closely with other individuals responsible for determining eligibility for admission into various levels of Teacher Education program; increases retention and promotes student success; works closely with multicultural affinity-based groups to increase retention; participates in campus conversations to better and systematically provide advising and retention advice for all COE students; maintains appropriate and useful data for decision making; serves as voice of COE, advising roles and responsibilities to other appropriate segments of the University; and advances and develops a professional readiness program for COE students.

Master’s degree in college student personnel or related field required. Excellent written and oral communication skills also required. At least one year of advising experience and experience with various computer data systems preferred. Occasional night and weekend hours will be necessary.


Criminal and other relevant background checks required. UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and protected veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.

The University offers an excellent benefits package including a vacation plan, employer sponsored retirement plans, health and dental insurance, and life and disability insurance. Application materials received by August 8, 2018 will be given first consideration.

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UNI is a tobacco free campus.

Posted 07/26/18

Job ID: 65121