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: 3024
UW Job Family: 35
SOC Code: 21-1012
Pay Grade: 20
Date: July 01, 2010
Coordinate and administer career and/or academic advising functions for University of Wyoming students.
Provide academic, personal, and/or career advising to students within assigned department.
Some positions may assist with the assignment of faculty advisors; conduct advisement training seminars for faculty advisors.
Some positions advise undeclared, probationary, conditionally admitted, suspended, or reinstated students to help identify and overcome their academic difficulties; conduct follow-up sessions.
Some positions identify and contact via telephone and on-site visits prospective employers or students for the purpose of job recruitment/resume referrals of University of Wyoming students for permanent or intern/cooperative education positions; compile recruitment program information from employers and students.
Some positions meet with students experiencing career indecision; administer and interpret career advising related assessments; provide an interview process to assist students in improving skills; conduct follow-up sessions.
Interpret and administer 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.
Assist with the development and administration of program activities, goals and objectives; act as liaison, as directed, within assigned program.
May provide guidance and training to other academic and/or career advisors.
Some positions may coordinate sections of the University Studies course; plan and teach one section of this course annually.
Some positions may keep up to date on University and College policies and regulations pertaining to degree requirements.
Assist with special projects, as directed.
Some positions may oversee the software installation, maintenance and upgrades for computerized programs; may maintain website.
Serve on committees, as directed.
No major sources of discomfort, standard office environment.
Credentials Analyst/Academic Advisor: under limited supervision evaluates academic records of University of Wyoming students to validate college course credits. Provides academic advising, as directed. Provides routine answers to advising questions. Typically has limited authority for independent judgment and decision making.
Coordinator, Student Advising: under very limited supervision coordinates and provides career and/or academic advising functions within assigned department for University of Wyoming students. This level is typically responsible for advisement to students with academic and/or career challenges. Provides assistance with program goals and objectives, as directed.
Coordinator, Senior, Student Advising: at the college level, independently coordinates and provides career and/or academic advising functions for University of Wyoming students. Typically responsible for review and approval of student forms, providing information through workshops and orientations, writing and updating informational materials for the college, and advisement to students with academic and/or career challenges.
Manager, Student Advising: independently manages the operational, financial, and personnel functions for a designated college. Manages, coordinates, develops and implements a comprehensive advising program for University of Wyoming Students.
Assistant Director, Center for Advising and Career Services: assists the Director in the administration of the Center for Advising and Career Services. Acts on behalf of the Director. Develops and administers department goals and objectives relating directly to academic and career advising of students.
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.