Academic Advisor - Criminal Justice - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Under the direction of the Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Department, the Academic Advisor – Criminal Justice Department/ Law Enforcement advises new, prospective, and transfer students in all aspects of academic programs and provides developmental and career advise, and assists students develop educational plans.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelor’s degree plus two years of related experience or an associate’s degree plus four years of experience related to activities normally found in academic advising or a combination of education and experience totaling six years.

Preferred Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice plus two years.


Knowledge of student development theory and its application to promote student retention and academic success.
Knowledge of student advising techniques pertaining to content, curriculum, curriculum development, course scheduling and graduation requirements specific to the academic major, department, discipline, and/or college.
Knowledge of graduate schools, careers, or job markets and/or related research tools relative to the academic major, department, discipline, or college.


Skill in assisting students to develop effective academic plans.
Skill 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 academic records, report preparation, and related activities.


Ability to solve problems 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 diverse community in a professional team environment.
Ability to interpret the university’s core values.

Pay Range

$31,554 to $42,072

Special Instructions to Applicants

To be considered an applicant for employment you must apply online through the UVU.Jobs website.
To be considered in the first screening, the online application and required application documents must be submitted by the screening or closing date.
Any offer of employment will be contingent upon the results of a background check, which includes a criminal records check. A criminal conviction is not necessarily a bar to employment.
Application materials become the property of UVU.
For questions contact Human Resources at

Utah Valley University is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity/ Equal Access Employer.

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Associate
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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