Academic Advisor | UARK Walton College of Business

The Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas is hiring an Academic Advisor!

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Summary of Job Duties:

The Academic Advisor’s job responsibilities are advising approximately 800 – 1,000 undergraduate business students including pre graduation checks; assisting in development and implementation of special programs targeted to student populations including freshmen, transfer students and students at-risk for academic warning, suspension, and dismissal; teaching multiple sections of Freshmen Business Connections (FBC); participate in the advising and recruitment of transfer students to include any of the Walton community college partnerships. Have a strong working relationship with faculty, staff, and students in the Walton College and with various departments and divisions within the University of Arkansas. The ideal candidate for this position will have a thorough understanding of higher education theory and practice and be specifically interested in an advising career. This position will report to the Director of Undergraduate Programs.

Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.


Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree from an accredited institution of higher education
  • At least one year of experience working in a student services position in a higher education environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters degree from an accredited institution of higher education
  • At least two years of experience working in a student services position in a higher education environment
  • At least one year of experience advising students in a higher education environment, preferably in a college of business

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills

Salary Information:

  • $45,000

Required Documents to Apply:

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application, List of three Professional References (name, email, business title), Resume