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Sr Academic Advisor

at University of New Mexico

Posted: 9/28/2017
Job Reference #: 1502
Keywords: professional

Job Description

Sr Academic Advisor

Requisition IDreq1502
Working TitleSr Academic Advisor
Position Grade11
Position Summary

The School of Architecture and Planning welcomes applications for a full-time Sr. Academic Advisor. This is a unique opportunity for an experienced advisor to join a dynamic group of individuals working and studying in the design disciplines. The School of Architecture and Planning is located on UNM’s main campus and is housed in George Pearl Hall, designed by renowned architect, Antoine Predock.

The Sr. Academic Advisor will provide academic advisement services to graduate students enrolled in the Master of Architecture, Master of Landscape Architecture and Master of Community & Regional Planning professional accredited degrees as well as the Historic Preservation & Regionalism and Urban & Regional Design graduate certificate programs.

Primarily, the Sr. Academic Advisor will provide day-to-day advisement services and serve as liaison to various UNM offices including Office of Graduate Studies, Admissions, Global Education Office, and Records and Registration. The Sr. Academic Advisor will meet regularly with three academic department Chairs and two graduate certificate Directors to develop and implement recruitment and retention strategies, coordinate admissions and graduation, generate statistical reports, gather information and draft reports needed for periodic professional accreditation and academic program reviews. The Sr. Academic Advisor will also assist in recruiting fourth-year undergraduate students to graduate programs and will represent the School at various recruitment and career fairs, coordinate orientation sessions and assist with graduation ceremonies.

The successful candidate will clearly demonstrate effective communication skills as well as a keen interest in the Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture professions.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • This position is represented by a labor union and is subject to the terms and conditions of the USUNM Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  • If this position is assigned to the Athletics Department, either administratively or functionally, compliance with all NCAA rules and regulations is required.
Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree; at least 1 year of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications1) Experience advising students on an individual basis and in group
sessions; 2) experience evaluating and interpreting transcripts and transfer
credits; 3) experience processing admissions, probation, suspension and
graduation; 4) Knowledge of recruitment and retention strategies; 5) experience
representing a degree granting program at recruitment events, career fairs and
orientations; 6) experience resolving complex advisement issues; 7) experience
developing and maintaining records and data systems; 8) experience generating
reports; 9) Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher

Additional RequirementsOfficial transcripts, High school diploma or GED certificate will be required for hire. Please see minimum qualifications for specifics.
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentSchool of Architecture & Planning (ABM)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeRegular - Full-Time
Term End Date
Pay$14.98 to $22.47
Benefits EligibleThis is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
ERB StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check RequiredNo
For Best Consideration Date7/21/2017
Application InstructionsPlease attach 1) cover letter; 2) resume; and 3) list of 3 supervisory references including name, title, organization, address of organization, telephone number, email address

Application Instructions

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