Academic Advisor

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 making 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; and 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 providing 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. 

Please submit, along with an application, a letter of application (cover letter), resume, at least 3 professional references and copies of all college transcripts. Applicants may complete an electronic application and upload all requested items at  UACCB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. A criminal background check will be performed. Review of applications will begin March 23, 2020. The position will remain open until filled.