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Academic Advisor I - JSOM

Company: University of Texas at Dallas
Location: Richardson
Posted on: January 23, 2023

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Academic Advisor I - JSOM

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Salary Range
$44,000, DOQ

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Regular full-time


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Open Until Filled

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Job Summary
*****YOUR NEXT OPPORTUNITY IS HERE***** APPLY TODAY!Looking for a rewarding career opportunity with great benefits? Interested in joining a dynamic & fun group of professionals? Look no further! Join our team!
The University of Texas at Dallas has an excellent job opportunity for individuals looking to join our team as a Academic Advisor I in the Jindal School of Management (JSOM).
Work with other advisors, program directors, deans, and faculty to advise JSOM students on degree program requirements. Assist students with registration, create and update new student files, and assist with orientations. Advisor will be part of the Advising Office welcome team, available as the first point of contact for daily questions, answering basic inquiries, and routing more complex inquiries to the corresponding area. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree in related field.

Preferred Education and Experience

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Function & Scope:To participate in the planning and delivery of academic advising services and programs which promote comprehensive educational opportunities for all students.Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Demonstrates ability to work as a team member.
  • Knowledge and understanding of university policies and procedures, academic requirements, and campus resources.
  • Ability to use multiple computer systems including PeopleSoft, OnBase, StudentBook, and Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to identify students' needs to make appropriate referrals; maintain the confidentiality of student records.
  • Possesses strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills; strong organizational and management skills.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Cooperates and demonstrates the ability to work effectively and collaborates with administrators, faculty, and staff in various campus offices as well as a diverse student population in providing for the academic advising needs of individuals or groups of students.
    • Advises students about the development of educational plan options, university policies, and resources available.
    • Analyzes student records in preparation for appointments or walk-ins; responds to student emails in a timely manner.
    • Responsible for understanding and interpreting the requirements and academic options in a specific area and in other campus departments to facilitate the student's pursuit of fields of interest.
    • Attends training sessions or professional development workshops and disseminates information to staff as well as participates in student success initiatives.

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      Additional Information
      Remote Work

      • A hybrid option may be available with an approved UT Dallas Remote Work Agreement (RWA).
      • A RWA must be initiated by the new employee within 14-days of the employment start date. This applies to even short-term arrangements.
      • Remote work arrangements are subject to regular review and re-approval and may be canceled at any time.
      • Employee must be located within the DFW area and have the ability to be on campus for work activities as scheduled and/or with 24-hour notice.

        Will be required to work two late days each week, which would be 10 AM to 7 PM. Non-late days would be 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM, except for Fridays which will be 8 AM to 5 PM.

        About Us
        The University of Texas at Dallas is committed to graduating well-rounded members of the global community whose education has prepared them for rewarding lives and productive careers in a constantly changing world. A diversity of people, ideas and perspectives is crucial to our vision and mission. A charter member of , UT Dallas is a place where members of the community from all backgrounds are welcomed, treated fairly, and encouraged in their pursuit of excellence.

        What You Should Know
        UT Dallas is ranked among the "Best of the Best Colleges" for LGBTQ Inclusion by Campus Pride. The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion hosts a variety of programs and leads initiatives toward efforts to cultivate a culture of equity and belonging for all members of the campus community. "LilyPad" lactation facilities are located throughout campus for private use by nursing parents. The University currently supports nine Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) that are communities of faculty and staff from various identities along with advocates and allies (e.g., Black Faculty and Staff Alliance, Universal Access ERG, Military and Veteran ERG).The University of Texas at Dallas is committed to providing an educational, living and working environment that is welcoming, respectful and inclusive of all members of the university community. The University prohibits unlawful discrimination against a person because of their race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status. Visit for more information.

        What We Can Offer
        UT Dallas aims to attract and retain talented faculty and staff to support the university's mission. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, retirement, life insurance and AD&D coverage. UT Dallas also offers employee wellness programs, tuition assistance, professional development, and so much more. Visit for more information.

        Special Instructions Summary

        Important Message
        1) All employees serve as a representative of the University and are expected to display respect, civility, professional courtesy, consideration of others and discretion in all interactions with members of the UT Dallas community and the general public.

        2) The University of Texas at Dallas is committed to providing an educational, living, and working environment that is welcoming, respectful, and inclusive of all members of the university community. UT Dallas does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its services, programs, activities, employment, and education, including in admission and enrollment. EOE, including disability/veterans. The University is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities. To request reasonable accommodation in the employment application and interview process, contact the . For inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies, contact the .

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