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Provide accurate program information to new, continuing, and prospective students in person or via telephone and email and on site at UVU. Assists current and future students with enrollment and registration. Counsels students with academic difficulty and be able to work with the Learning Strategist to devise meaningful educational plans. Organizes or assists in managing undergraduate student programs or events.
Essential Functions, Major Duties, and/or Responsibilities:
Respond to informational requests from current and potential students, staff, high school counselors, and others from the community who are interested in Utah Valley University and create/update informational materials.
Assist students with the enrollment and registration process.
Examine registration lists for appropriate course placement at the beginning of each semester.
Coordinate with Utah and regional colleges/universities to develop/articulate transfer agreements for majors. Maintain current knowledge of federal/state regulations and requirements as well as UVU policies/procedures to accurately answer questions.
Interpret test scores and assist students in appropriate course placement.
Understand and be familiar with Developmental Mathematics curriculum, courses, and programs such as Structured Learning Assistant (SLA), Math Pass, intervention program, refresher courses, academic tutoring, peer tutoring, workshops, etc.
Counsel students in academic difficulty and be able to work with the Learning Strategist to devise appropriate intervention programs, development of meaningful educational plans, remove holds, etc. to facilitate their progress.
Review post-secondary institution unofficial transcripts and prior academic history.
Help retain current students in developmental mathematics and quantitative literacy courses.
Advocate and problem solve with faculty, administration and staff on student academic problems, issues and concerns.
Assist faculty and staff with questions about issues related to support advising.
Serve as a member of the Advisement Forum and attend and participate in meetings, activities and events of the forum.
Represent the department on any relevant University committees, departmental committees or professional associations/organizations as needed and/or assigned.
Consult with faculty and staff in order to provide accurate information concerning program changes, assessment guidelines, course and instructor information, transfer issues, scholarships and appropriate referrals.
Organize, coordinate or assist in managing a number of undergraduate student programs or events. Examples of such events include: Math Orientation, Poster Sessions, Parent Orientation, International students and parent orientation, Undergraduate information sessions, regional, national, and international guidance counselor events.
Work with Advisor Training and Development staff to learn all aspects of UVU academic advising and achieve advisor certification.
Participate in regular Performance Evaluations with supervisor.
Create a tracking system of students who seek the advisor's assistance and report collected data and provided services to the supervisor at the end of each semester.
Maintain student advising records using computer applications relevant for file maintenance and organization.
Make recommendations as appropriate for program improvements.
Attend department's regular faculty and other committee meetings.
Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
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