This is a description of a staff position at the University of Wyoming, not a job opening announcement. Current job openings can be found at the Prospective Employees page. The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities required.
Reports to: Designated Supervisor
UW Job Code: 3945
UW Job Family: 35
SOC Code: 21-1012
Pay Grade: 17
Date: July 02, 2013
Assist in the planning, implementation and evaluation of career and/or academic advising functions for University of Wyoming students. Helping to increase retention and graduation, this job interviews and advises students regarding information, procedures and academic requirements.
Provide customer service and program information to students and parents, as directed.
Advises prospective and declared students to help identify their academic interests and choose appropriate program and coursework; conducts follow-up sessions, provides academic success and professional preparation resources.
Assists in organization and implementation of recruitment/retention strategies, including attendance at college fairs, campus visits, workshops, orientations; helps prepare recruitment publications and correspond with prospective students.
Provides data collection, program statistics, prepares reports and maintains program files.
Interpret and explain University policies and procedures related to academic and/or career processes.
Responsible for review and approval of student forms, as directed; evaluate transcripts and perform degree checks, as directed.
Prepares student advising materials such as advising guides and recruitment materials. May also keep web based student information and social media interactions up to date.
Assist with the development and administration of program activities, goals and objectives; act as liaison, as directed, within assigned program. Assist with special projects, reports, planning cycle preparations and related activities, programs, and committees
Assists students with admission and registration/provides guidance in course selection in keeping with the student's interests, values and abilities
Assist in planning, coordinating and evaluating cultural, developmental, social and recreational programs; may participate in presentation of activities/events.
Some positions may keep up to date on University and College policies and regulations pertaining to degree requirements.
Perform other duties and assist with special projects, as directed.
Serve on committees, as directed.
No major sources of discomfort, standard office environment.
Authorized by Classification/Compensation, Human Resources
Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Participating in the University's hazardous waste minimization program is part of the job of each employee who uses (or may come in contact with) hazardous materials. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. University of Wyoming actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.