Academic Advisor

Position: Academic Advisor
Department: Academic Advising Center
Location: Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, AR
Deadline: 4/24/15
Hire Date: 6/2015

The Academic Advising Center at Arkansas Tech University is seeking an Academic Advisor to join their advising team. Hire will report to the Director of the Academic Advising Center under the auspices of the Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management. Position responsibilities include advising and scheduling courses for undergraduate students, interpreting University policies and regulations, and actively pursuing a variety of retention programs.

A bachelor’s degree is required. Preference is given to candidates who possess a master’s degree in college student personnel, teaching, counseling, or a related discipline. Candidates with experience in the higher education environment, BANNER student records system, and who are bilingual are preferred. Candidates must possess excellent oral and written communication skills, and proficiency with relevant technology.

This is a full-time, 12-month position with a salary commensurate with relevant experience and education in the mid $30,000’s range. Anticipated employment date is June 16, 2015. Candidates should submit a statement of qualifications, resume or vita, copies of transcripts, and contact information for five references to: Marika Lederman, Director of the Academic Advising Center, Arkansas Tech University, 106 West O Street, Russellville, AR 72801-2222. Closing date for accepting applications will be April 24, 2015.

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Arkansas Tech University is an AA/EOE employer committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.