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University of North Carolina at Pembroke
  • Position Number: 3554130
  • Location: Pembroke, NC
  • Position Type: Business - Business Law

Academic Advisor-School of Business - 3507

Division: Academic Affairs
Department: School of Business
Working Title: School of Business Professional Advisor - 3507
Vacancy Type: Instructional, Research and Information Technology

Min T/E Requirements:
Masters Degree with experience working with college students in a community college or university setting. Ability to travel and work some evening and weekend hours required.

FTE: 1.0
Salary Range: Commensurate Upon Education and Experience
Hiring Range: Commensurate Upon Education and Experience
Position #: 3457
FLSA Status: Exempt
Months per Year: 12
Work Schedule:
Work Schedule Type:

Primary Purpose of Organization Unit:
The School of Business is accredited by the Association for Advancement of Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). AACSB accreditation differentiates business and accounting programs from those at other institutions in terms of quality, rigor, and relevance. Only five percent of business schools worldwide are accredited by AACSB international. The School of Business values internationalization to prepare students for a competitive global environment, diversity to enrich personal growth and enhance the learning experience, ethical decision making to prepare students to serve as business leaders, and scholarship to benefit our students education.

Primary Purpose of Position:
The Academic Advisor (School of Business Professional Advisor) position exists to educate the whole student through a developmental, student-focused approach. This includes individual, group, and electronic interactions that enhance academic success, promote personal, and professional development and foster a sense of belonging to the UNCP community.

Job Description:
Established in 1887 as a school for the education of American Indians, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke serves a distinctly diverse student body and encourages inclusion and appreciation of the values of all people. Located in the heart of Pembroke, N.C., UNCP boasts an enrollment of 8,200 in 41 undergraduate and 18 graduate programs and offers a personalized learning environment where faculty and staff are dedicated to engaged scholarship, high academic standards, creative activity and public service. Spread over 281 acres, the campus offers a sense of community and belonging--a place where faculty and staff feel supported, take pride in the university's mission, and are devoted to excellence in teaching, learning and research, and to developing leaders who make a difference in their communities.

The Academic Advisor (School of Business Professional Advisor) will assist students in making informed decisions about a choice of major; advise students about the nature and content of the curricula and disciplines within the School of Business; help students to assess their interests, values, and academic skills and to understand these in relation to major choice and potential future career/graduate school options; teach students how to navigate the systems, academic processes and policies at UNCP; interpret institutional, general education, and major requirements; evaluate and monitor student academic progress, course choice, and class schedule in context of student's life and career goals; help students to become contributing members of the UNCP community; and prepare students to take responsibility for making their own decisions about courses, academic programs, and long-term plans.

  • Answer general questions regarding course sequences, university procedures, and university policies.
  • Serve as the main point of contact for all current and new undergraduate business students.
  • Track and monitor student progress towards academic goals using the EAB system.
  • Review current student progress and alert students of potential issues using the EAB system.
  • Update degree checklists each semester
  • Collect and monitor student data, including retention data.
  • Coordinate International efforts for the School of Business.
  • Provide referrals to other campus resources as needed.

  • Provide guidance to International students within the School of Business.
  • Manage the School of Business Learning Community.
  • Teach sections of UNV 1000 or UNV 1100 as assigned.
  • Participate in Student Orientation sessions.
  • Process all documentation related to advising such as change of major forms and graduation applications.
  • Other duties as assigned.

    PLEASE NOTE: This position is a time-limited appointment through June 30, 2023 and will terminate unless additional funds are identified to fund the position.

    Management Preference:
    Masters Degree with at least two years experience or Bachelors Degree with at least six years of experience working with college students in a community college or university setting. Ability to travel and work some evening and weekend hours required.

    Lic or Certifications Required by Statute or Regulation:

    Job Opening Date: 10/18/2022
    Job Closing Date:
    Open Until Filled: Yes
    Posting Category: Managerial/Non-Faculty Professional
    Posting Number: EPA00716

    Special Instructions to Applicants:
    This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable). In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Candidates claiming Veterans Preference must attach a copy of their DD-214 as a part of the online application process.

    UNC Pembroke is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their age, race, color, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and national origin. UNC Pembroke is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.

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