Trainer - Advisor Training & Development - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States


Detailed Job Description

Contributes to the professional and educational development of specialty/support/academic advisors, advising administrators, and students. Coordinates the development, implementation and maintenance of advisor certification and common training programs; develops outstanding training and development sessions; and by coaches advisors regarding training requirements and effective advising practices.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and two years of experience related to the Summary of Duties OR any combination of education and relevant work experience totaling five years.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with a variety of career assessments and inventories (i.e. Myers Briggs Type Indicator, Strong Interest Inventory, Campbell Interest and Skills Survey, FOCUS, etc.)


Knowledge of higher education student advisement and retention principles, techniques, programs and products.
Knowledge of research methodology as applied to the fields of advising/counseling and training. Knowledge of training and professional development principles, techniques, programs and products.
Knowledge of instructional technologies and software products, and various computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, databases, presentation software, media internet tools, email systems, performance monitoring tools, social media, and other general computer programs.
Knowledge of advisement principles and current career outlook.


Skill in advising/counseling.
Skill in the development of effective in-person and online training programs.
Skill in analyzing needs and designing/developing applicable training and materials.
Skill in effective and engaging presentations.


Ability to perform under pressure and think quickly. Ability to operate and effectively use a variety of digital media technologies especially instructional design and technology products.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with university officials.
Ability to research and prepare proposals.
Service oriented, diplomatic, and able to present ideas in user-friendly language.

Pay Range

$39,091 to $48,863 annually

Keyword Phrases

  • Advisor Training
  • Trainer - Advisor Training & Development
  • student centered teaching organization
  • building communities of engaged learners
  • beautiful mountain location
  • Academic Advising
  • Career Counseling and Placement
  • Other Administrative
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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