Academic Advisor - Languages - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States


Detailed Job Description

Under the direction of the Department of Languages, the Academic Advisor advises new, prospective, and transfer students in all aspects of academic programs; provides developmental and career advising; helps students develop an educational plan toward graduation; and, manages an advising caseload toward greater retention.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelor’s degree plus two years of experience related to Summary of Duties totaling six years.

Preferred Qualifications

Master degree preferred.


Knowledge of student development theory and its application to promote student retention and academic success in a college/university setting.

Knowledge of student advising techniques pertaining to content, curriculum, curriculum development, course scheduling and graduation requirements specific to the academic major, department, discipline, or college.

Knowledge of graduate schools, careers, or job markets and/or related research tools relative to the academic major, department, discipline, or college.


Skills in assisting students to develop effective academic plans in pursuit of career and life goals.

Skills in the use of media and technology, including but not limited to office software platforms and student data systems (i.e. BANNER) as applied to management of records, report preparation and related activities.


Ability to creatively and independently problem solve by prioritizing and multitasking under pressure.

Ability to serve individuals with diverse personalities through the use of effective interpersonal and communication skills.

Ability to work with a campus-wide community in a professional team environment.

Ability to interpret UVU’s core values (serious, inclusive, engaged, student success) as they apply to advising.

Pay Range

$31,554 to $42,072

Special Instructions to Applicants

Under “Reference’s Letter” please list a minimum of three contacts. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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