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Posted on Wednesday, June 12, 2024


The University of Alabama at Birmingham's Student Services is seeking a full-time ACADEMIC ADVISOR II.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

1. Applies the core values and theories relevant to academic advising and adapts academic advising approaches to meet the needs of a diverse student population. Implements projects to achieve specific academic advising outcomes, equitable and inclusive strategies within academic advising practices and ethical guidelines outlined by university and National Academic Advising Association (NACADA). Understands the history and the role of academic advising in higher education.

2. Implements the core values of the institution. Initiates career conversations with students and applies legal guidelines of advising practices, including privacy regulations and confidentiality (i.e., FERPA). Articulates the intent of general education, school/college and program requirements. Creates education plans and tracks how students progress toward graduation requirements. Uses appropriate information sources and refers students to other resources when necessary. Explains and clarifies institutional regulations, policies, offerings and procedures. Knows student body characteristics. Knows campus and community resources that support student success and generally knows other programs on campus.

3. Provides a holistic approach to advising that connects to and supports the unit vision and mission while using multiple support resources. Implements equitable and inclusive strategies within academic advising practices. Engages in ongoing individual assessment and development of self and the advising practice. Creates rapport and maintains relationships with a basic level of ability. Facilitates student appointments. Continues to develop both oral and written communication skills

4. Leads group presentations and further develops communication skills and understanding of policies, procedures, etc. (e.g., orientation and UAB Days) and provides service to UAB and department/unit communities (e.g., Council of Academic Advisors committee). Provides guidance and advice to students on course selection, course prerequisites, career planning and continuing higher education. Proactively identifies and provides support to students who are not meeting the academic expectations of the program and the university (i.e., warning, probation suspension).

5. Contacts unregistered students for outreach and retention of students. Coordinates support services for students including, referrals to other offices as required. Assists with student recruitment, orientation and retention (some evening and weekend work required). Maintains accurate student information, records and adheres to confidentiality standards. Prepares special and recurring reports regarding status of students and/or assists with departments with course curriculum scheduling initiatives. Processes applications for degrees.

6. Identifies area(s) of focus and expertise. Has pre-scheduled hours of professional development each year (i.e., coursework, conferences, etc.) Is involved with professional association(s). Participates in campus Council of Academic Advisors (CAA). Proposes or presents at professional conference or campus event (such as CAA) (minimum 1).

7. Performs other duties as assigned.

Annual Salary Range: $41,175 - $45,000


Master's degree in Counseling, Education or a related field and two (2) years of related experience required. Work experience may NOT substitute for education requirement.

Primary Location

: University

Job Category

: Professional & Managerial


: 430002000 Educ-Student Svcs

Employee Status

: Regular
Shift: Day/1st Shift
Work Arrangement (final schedule to be determined by the department/hiring manager): Onsite