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Academic Advisor I – 521555

The University of Alabama

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Pay Grade/Pay Range:  56 Monthly (exempt): – Minimum – $ 31,003.60 Midpoint – $ 45,302.40

Department/Organization: 207103 – CCIS Undergrad Studies

Normal Work Schedule: Monday – Friday 8:00am to 4:45pm

Job Summary: The Academic Advisor I is an entry level advising position. Under direct supervision, the Advisor I will be engaged in academic advising activities that support UA at the institution or college level.

Additional Department Summary: With a focus on retention and student success, this position advises undergraduate students in the College of Communication & Information Sciences with attention on academic schedules, registration, and degree progress issues alongside holistic student success including engagement, wellbeing and transition. The academic advisor provides assistance with new student orientation by facilitating presentations to both students and parents. Additionally the academic advisor teaches CIS 100, a course specific to new students in the College. As a member of Tisch Student Services & External Relations, advisors also assist with event planning, program coordination, communication to students and the recruitment of new students.

This position may be eligible for remote hybrid work.

Required Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and some experience. Student or Graduate Assistant, Intern, or student oriented experience will be considered.

Skills and Knowledge: Strong organizational and interpersonal communication skills (written and oral). Strong computer skills and knowledge. Strong presentation and teaching skills.

Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.

Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. “EEO is the Law” Poster

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