Academic Advisor - Behavioral Science - 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 Behavioral Science Department, advises new, prospective, and transfer students in all aspects of academic programs and provides developmental and career advising. Assists students develop an educational plan toward graduation and manages an advising caseload toward greater student retention.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelor’s degree plus two years of experience related to Summary of Duties OR any combination of education and experience related to the Summary of Duties totaling six years.

Preferred Qualifications

Discipline-specific educational background or experience. Advising experience within a higher education setting.


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 academic majors, departments, discipline, or college.


Skill in assisting students to develop effective academic plans in pursuit of career and life goals.
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 records, report preparation, and related activities.


Ability to serve individuals with diverse personalities.
Ability to work with a campus-wide community in a professional team environment.
Ability to interpret the university’s core values (serious, inclusive, engaged) as they apply to advising.

Pay Range

$31,554 to $42,072 DOE

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please attach as “Other Document #1” a statement of your Advising Philosophy

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.

Keyword Phrases

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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
Cover Letter