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Friday, October 6

ACADEMIC ADVISOR

The University of New Mexico Gallup Branch seeks qualified applicants for the position(s) of Academic Advisor. This critical position is the first face of advisement for the college. Advisement is a key department within the division of Student Affairs; Academic Advisors primarily provide guidance and success coaching for prospective, current, and former students, including students enrolled for dual or concurrent credit. A main responsibility held by Academic Advisors is to assess the needs of our students through a variety of proactive approaches and outreach efforts. The successful candidate(s) will also perform the following: • Assess students’ academic levels, attend to student academic inquiries, assist in the resolution of individual academic problems, and advise on academic program changes. • Advise and assist students in the development of academic plans and class schedules. • Analyze applications, transfer evaluations, and transcripts for entry and exit from the university. • Develop and maintain appropriate files and records. • Coordinate and facilitate new student orientation and other outreach initiatives to promote advisement services, academic programs and certificates; this includes participation and coordination of recruitment events on campus, in area high schools and educational sites, and throughout the community. • INSTITUTIONAL COMMITMENT The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree; at least 6 months of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis. Preferred Qualifications: Ability to: • Multi-task with ever changing priority demands. • Analyze and interpret student transcripts, associated records and documents. • Identify and implement dual credit initiatives and strategies. • Initiate and/or implement student engagement, retention, and completion strategies. Experience in: • Working in a high traffic service oriented environment. • Working with and supporting culturally diverse student populations, with a demonstrated ability to relate to and advisement of non-traditional student population. Please apply at: https://unm.csod.com/ats/careersite/jobdetails.aspx?site=1&c=unm&id=2811