Coordinator - Advisement Technology - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah 84058

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The purpose of this position is to contribute to the professional and educational development of specialty/support/academic advisors, advising administrators, and students. This is done by managing the development, implementation and maintenance of advisement technology solutions; providing outstanding training and development experiences; and by coaching advisors regarding the use of technology and other effective advising practices.
Essential Functions, Major Duties, and Accountabilities:
Analyze the needs and manage the development, maintenance and/or purchase, of technology solutions for the UVU advisement program and the Advisor Training and Development department.
Develop training content and deliver/facilitate online and in-person training and development sessions for academic, support, specialty and career advisors/counselors.
Select and develop teaching aids such as manuals, handbooks, demonstration modes, multimedia visual aids, computer tutorials, and reference works.
Collaborate and maintain positive relationships with other campus departments. Provide support, counsel and coaching for advisors and advising units.
Advise and counsel students regarding their career and academic goals.
Conduct evaluation and assessment of assigned duties and provide timely reports and data regarding student/advisor ratios, the Structured Enrollment program, progress reports, and other areas as assigned.
Represent UVU by regularly attending and presenting at conferences related to academic advising and career counseling, higher education technologies, and training and development.
Perform other job related duties as assigned.  

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a Bachelor's degree in Training and Development, Advising/Counseling, Technology Support and two years full-time paid experience related to the summary of duties OR any combination of education and experience related to the summary of duties totaling six years.  

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of administrative computing, instructional technologies, and advanced knowledge of various computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, databases, power point media internet tools, email systems, performance monitoring tools, social media, and other general computer skills.
Knowledge of research methodology as applied to the fields of advising, technology, and training. General knowledge of current career outlook.
Considerable knowledge of advisement and retention principles, techniques and technology programs/products/principles.
Skill in the use and maintenance of office, training, and computer technology and software.
Service oriented and ability to present ideas in user-friendly language.
Experience analyzing needs and developing training and material.
Effective presentation skills.
Advising/counseling skills.
Ability to operate a variety of audio-visual material.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with university officials, state and federal authorities, civic leaders, news media and other personnel involved in the instructional process.
Ability to research and prepare proposals.  

Special Instructions to Applicants

- To be considered an applicant for employment you must apply online through the UVU.Jobs website.
- To receive full consideration for post-secondary education, please submit copies of transcripts or diploma of highest degree earned. Transcripts do not have to be official copies.
- To be considered in the first screening, the online application and required application documents (see below) must be submitted by the screening or closing date.
- Our system can only accept supplemental documents (such as cover letters or transcripts) in PDF or Word format. The file size of documents must be less than 2MB. It is strongly recommended that you take documents that are not in an electronic form and scan them into a separate black and white PDF file so you can attach them electronically to the online application. You can get help with this at a local copy center if needed.
- 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  

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Best if Apply By 7/4/2012