University of North Texas - Senior Academic Counselor

- Denton, TX

Full/Part Time: 
The CLASS-Student Services Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Senior Academic Counselor to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to: * Serve as coordinator of Social Science major. * Evaluate services provided and make recommendations for retention and graduation projects. * Provide academic counseling for integrative studies and social science majors. * Work with special populations. * Develop and implement programs and procedures to promote greater retention and timely graduation for social science and integrative studies majors. * Correspond to student questions via email, phone, or mail. * Familiarize students with general requirements for particular majors. * Counsel social science and integrative studies students on careers related to their majors. * Attend, represent, and actively participate at conferences and professional meetings involving advising and student services. * Apply knowledge of career theory through the use of assessments and career counseling. * Lead specialized advising workshops. * Provide advanced academic counseling for students in complex situations. * Assist with advising for Transfer and Freshman Orientations. * Supervise advisors/counselors. * Process degree audits and graduation applications. 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 a Master's Degree and four 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 skills. * Strong problem solving skills. * Strong 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.



P.O.Box 292788 Lewisville, TX 75029-2788  |  Phones: (214) 222-1500  |  (214) 222-8884  |  (800) 594-7036

P.O.Box 292788
Lewisville, TX

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

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