Academic Advisor - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Academic Advisor provides guidance and assistance to undergraduate students in developing an academic program that meets their career goals and fulfills the requirements of the chosen major. May also maintain student records and verify that degree requirements have been met.

Additional Department Summary:

The Pre-Health Advisor provides guidance and assistance to undergraduate students interested in pursuing medical school or professional health programs beyond their undergraduate degrees. Facilitates the transition from high school to professional school for students interested in health professions. Supports students in exploring relevant co-curricular opportunities, making the appropriate academic preparations, and fulfilling the requirements of his/her degree. Cultivates relationships with health professionals in the local community and with admissions deans at nearby medical, dental, and other health professional schools. Prepares composite recommendation letters and conducts Admissions interviews with pre-professional students. Advises pre-professional student organizations.

Required Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree or higher and some relevant experience. Student or Graduate Assistant, Intern, or student oriented experience will be considered. To be considered student experience, it must be detailed in the employment section on the application.

Skills and Knowledge:

Ability to work with a diverse population. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Public speaking skills. Computer skills to include word processing, spreadsheet and/or database management. Good planning, coordinating, and organizing skills. Good analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to read and interpret policies and procedures.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's Degree preferred 56 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 29120.04 Midpoint - $ 40767.96

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. 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 will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

Keyword Phrases

  • Student Services
  • Academic Advisor
  • The Capstone of Higher Education
  • Student Centered Research University
  • Fostering a diverse student body & workforce
  • Academic Advising
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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