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University of North Texas - Academic Counselor

- Denton, TX

Full/Part Time: 
 Full-Time
City: 
 Denton
State: 
 TX
The Teacher Education & Administration Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Academic Counselor to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to: * Advise Students: Is expert with policies and procedures. Refers to appropriate on-campus resources. Puts students at ease and communicates easily with students. Follows up with student until all needs are resolved. Counsels students regarding policies/procedures, academic personal-emotional career suitability. Provide counseling to students by appraising their interests, aptitudes and abilities to develop career paths and degree fit. Includes counseling into alternative pathways. * Maintain program database and websites: Demonstrates ease and alacrity with updating website and database information. Maintain and organize current and archival documents and reports: Maintain information related to program assessment. This includes putting together complete information and updating this information as required. Develops retention and completion initiatives. Creates and implements programs related to student success. * Monitor and document student progress. Analyze student retention and completion data. Provide assistance as needed: During and at the end of each semester, monitor and document student's success as they progress through the program. Make recommendations that promote student success. Consults on difficult issues. * Recruit and advertise for program: Create brochures and other advertisement materials. Regularly interact and document interactions with partners to determine how best to recruit and advertise for the program. Provides pre-admission advising. Facilitates orientations. * Provides oversight and training of graduate students who provide academic coaching. * Other duties as assigned. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices. The successful candidate will possess the following required qualifications: Master's Degree and two years of experience in student affairs, student services, counseling, professional academic advising, or related experience. The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required: * Considerable knowledge of University policies and procedures related to functional area (or ability to rapidly assimilate). * Current knowledge of student development and counseling theory. * Strong presentation, problem solving, and critical thinking skills. * Strong counseling skills including career development and group facilitation. * Ability to communicate effectively with diverse populations verbally and in writing. * Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships. * Ability to work independently. * Remains active in professional development.

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P.O.Box 292788
Lewisville, TX
75029-2788

Phones:
  (214) 222-1500
  (214) 222-8884
  (800) 594-7036

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