Academic Advisor – UNHS

Institute Details

Position Description

  • Institute Name : University of Nebraska

Job Summary

This position’s primary responsibility is UNHS academic transactions and business communication. This position advises students about the University of Nebraska High School (UNHS) using knowledge of courses, enrollment programs, educational requirements, policies, and processes. Based on students’ talents, interests, and academic abilities, this position will assist students with understanding academic standards, enrollment options, and course selection opportunities.

In addition to the primary advising responsibilities, this position may also assist with the administration and/or delivery of student service programs such as new student enrollment, orientation, and recruitment for new students, transfer students, and international students.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Education: Requires a Bachelor’s degree preferably in the area of education, however consideration may be given for degrees in business, counseling, communication, psychology or other related field in which human interaction is an integral focus. Nebraska counseling endorsement required.
  • Experience: Two years of teaching experience required or we will also accept a candidate with a Department of Education Counseling Endorsement and two years of demonstrated one-on-one student interaction, preferably in advising.

In addition to minimum qualifications candidates must also have excellent customer service skills, to include verbal and written communications skills; Proficiency in problem solving skills, proofreading skills and an eye for detail and accuracy; The ability to communicate effectively with large audiences is helpful along with the ability to develop and deliver informational programs; and a mastery of desktop software such as Microsoft Word, Excel, MS Outlook email applications, and internet services.

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