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Assistant Academic Advisor
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Job Description

Hiring department DNS-Advising

Monthly salary $2,833+ depending on qualifications

Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM

Posting number 17-06-01-01-3098

Job Status Open

FLSA status Non-exempt

Earliest Start Date Immediately

Position Duration Funding expected to continue

Position open to all applicants

Location Austin (main campus)

Number of vacancies 1

General Notes

The Biological Sciences Advising Center is seeking an advisor to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. The applicant should be energetic with good communication skills and the ability to multi-task.

Required Application Materials

* A Resume is required in order to apply
* A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
* A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information


To provide academic advising to students in the Biological Sciences Advising Center.

Essential Functions

To provide academic advising for students individually and in groups. Provide accurate and timely information on course and degree options to diverse population of students. Facilitate multiple sections of FIG and CNS Cornerstone small community cohorts. Attend meetings, professional development and serve on committees as assigned.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Bachelor's degree in a related field and experience working with student populations. Proficient oral and written communication skills. Ability to communicate with all levels of constituents: students, parents, faculty and other staff members. Demonstrated professional demeanor. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience training, mentoring or leading student populations at the university level. Experience working with student populations at the University of Texas at Austin.

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation General office conditions with the majority of time spent in contact with students and student groups during usual office hours. Occasional evening and weekend work.

About University of Texas at Austin

The University of Texas at Austin, the largest component of The University of Texas System, is a major research university and home to more than 48,000 students, 2,700 faculty and 17,000 staff members. From teaching and research to public service, the university's activities support its core purpose - to transform lives for the benefit of society through the core values of learning, discovery, freedom, leadership, individual opportunity and responsibility. The mission of The University of Texas at Austin is to achieve excellence in the interrelated areas of undergraduate education, graduate education, research, and public service.