The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville is seeking applications for the position of full-time academic advisor. The position requires a bachelor’s degree with a master’s degree preferred. The ideal applicant will have a combined three or more years of advising and/or college student counseling experience.
Academic advisors are responsible for helping students with identifying career and academic goals; assisting students with creating schedules, registering for courses, using Student Planning and developing educational plans; follow up with students throughout the semester including at mid-terms and upon receiving retention alerts; connecting students to campus resources and make referrals when necessary; maintaining contact with assigned advisees through email, phone and face-to-face meetings; verifying student information, including degree plan accuracy and assisting students in making corrections as needed; assisting students with developing degree plans when needed. Advisors are responsible for attending trainings, staff meetings and campus wide events as requested; updating advising notes in Student Planning after each contact with students; maintaining records and provide reports on advisees, including degree audits and graduation reports each semester; assisting with newsletters, trainings and professional development as needed; assisting students with schedule adjustments; and other duties as assigned.
To apply, please submit a cover letter, résumé, copies of all transcripts, and a completed employment application. Applicants may complete an electronic application and upload all requested items at https://hrapp.uaccb.edu or all application documents may be mailed to: UACCB, Human Resources, P.O. Box 3350, Batesville, AR 72503. UACCB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. A criminal background check will be performed. Initial review of applications will begin July 9, 2018. The position will remain open until filled.