The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

 
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Associate Academic Advisor

Hiring department Civil Engineering
Monthly salary $3,022+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 17-12-21-01-3097
Job Status Deleted
FLSA status Non-exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

Occasional evenings and weekends

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information

Purpose

Provide student and staff support services, including mentoring, advising, program coordination and program development for the CAEE department.

Essential Functions

Provide triage undergraduate and graduate advising with referrals to the undergraduate and graduate coordinators. Assist the undergraduate coordinator with semester registration advising, summer orientation and student tracking. Coordinate final exam waivers and room requests for faculty. Order textbooks for department organized courses and individual instruction. Collect, edit and post course syllabi each semester in accordance with legislation. Request, administer, and maintain Course Instructor Surveys for the department. Administration of the online room request system for the department and daily reviews. Assist academic coordinators with outreach and recruitment, with special attention to first year students and underrepresented groups. Assist with outreach, admissions, and recruitment. Attend department, school and university meetings as necessary. Maintain professional development through membership/participation in professional organizations and interaction with other professionals. Supervision of CAEE student workers/peer advisors and management of their duties including greeting visitors, answering general department questions, helping faculty with copies and course materials, and answering phones. And other duties relating to student support as needed. Coordinate final exam waivers and room requests for faculty. Order textbooks for department organized courses and individual instruction. Collect, edit and post course syllabi each semester in accordance with legislation. Request, administer, and maintain Course Instructor Surveys for the department. Organize student meetings and events. Participate in various academic outreach events within the department, school and university such as orientation, Family Weekend, Gone to Engineering, and commencement. Facilitate a FIG in the fall semester.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Bachelor's degree and four years of experience working with college students or in an academic counseling capacity or Master's degree in a related field and two years of experience. Three years of experience in one or a combination of the following: program management, coordinating a student support program or project, experience teaching, counseling, or advising students in an academic program setting or related experience. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Demonstrated experience working effectively in a team environment. Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and customer service skills. Demonstrated experience managing multiple projects and working under deadlines. Demonstrated experience analyzing data to drive decision-making and planning for recruiting activities. Comfortable with public speaking, including phone calls, delivering presentations and communicating with individuals Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and six years of experience working with college students or in an academic counseling capacity or Master's degree in a related field and four years of experience.Prior experience with UT program coordination and program administration. Experience with UT student services procedures and/or experience in student personnel programs. Knowledgeable of university resources. Familiarity with campus culture and student life. Demonstrated ability to multi-task and handle concurrent projects with accuracy, diplomacy, and discretion. Ability to take initiative and work independently yet can lead and follow as part of a team with an eager willingness to pitch in wherever needed. Ability to problem solve and maintain composure when faced with a challenge. Ability to work efficiently and effectively under pressure and with frequent interruptions. Engage with and be an advocate for students. Must be able to relate to their needs, support their success and have difficult discussions when the need arises. Pleasant, confident, and professional demeanor with the ability to interact diplomatically with diverse constituencies. Knowledgeable about the Department of Civil, Architectura

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Climbing of stairs General office conditions with the majority of time spent in contact with students, parents and student groups during usual office hours. Some evening and weekend work.

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