Career opportunity for a knowledgeable professional to support the advising operations of the School of Teacher Education and Leadership (TEAL). Successful incumbent will possess the ability to have a positive impact on students, staff, and faculty through work as a member of the TEAL advising team.
This position will be physically located at the USU Main Campus in Logan. Review of applications will begin approximately June 23, 2022. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2022, depending on the availability of the selected candidate.
The Academic Advisor Senior is distinguished from the Academic Advisor in at least one of three ways: 1) incumbents work to improve and implement the core advising methods and/or practices; 2) incumbents research best practices and share that information with advisors in their unit and/or the advising community; or 3) incumbents may coordinate advising services throughout the USU system.
Incumbents in the Academic Advisor/Academic Advisor Senior position advise prospective, current, and former students. Incumbents complete advising responsibilities for caseloads of students in Elementary Education, Secondary Education, and education-based Interdisciplinary/General Studies majors. Incumbents work closely with the TEAL Academic Advising Supervisor and the other members of the TEAL advising team to complete additional advisement responsibilities. Incumbents communicate with staff/advisors/faculty from TEAL/other USU departments, prepare and update advising materials, attend advisor, department, and college-level meetings, and facilitate/participate in on/off-campus TEAL student orientation, advising and recruitment meetings/activities (occasional evening hours and travel are required). This position requires a background check.
Typical Functions—Academic Advisor
Additional Typical Functions--Academic Advisor Senior
Minimum Qualifications—Academic Advisor
Minimum Qualifications—Academic Advisor Senior
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities—Academic Advisor
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities—Academic Advisor Senior
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Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes. The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.
The School of Teacher Education and Leadership (TEAL) continues its tradition of land-grant outreach, delivering quality teacher education to preservice and in-service cohorts. TEAL offers an array of baccalaureate and graduate degrees, including a distance-delivered doctorate, within the Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services. TEAL provides outreach programs within the University's Statewide Campuses system, including an on-campus elementary laboratory school and five stand-alone centers. The department provides the highest number of graduates to become teachers in the state of Utah. The mission of the School of Teacher Education and Leadership is to inspire and prepare effective and reflective educators, scholars, and leaders through dynamic learning experiences; diverse knowledge and thought; school, community, and global engagement; and research and innovation that inform practice. The department consists of 40 faculty representing diverse areas of education and is one of the most productive units in the college. Faculty enjoy collaborative relationships with those in the department as well as other departments in the college. The undergraduate program boasts award-winning faculty with leadership positions in national and international organizations with a focus on the scholarship of teaching and learning. This position will be physically located in Logan at the main campus.
The Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services is home to eight departments and is committed to providing the best learning opportunities and educational research in the state of Utah. Our programs are strengthened by an on-campus elementary laboratory school and five stand-alone centers, including the Sorenson Legacy Foundation Center for Clinical Excellence. The college offers clinical services to the community across the human lifespan and provide students with real-world service and research opportunities.
Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is one of only 146 research institutions in the U.S. classified as R1 “very high research activity” by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU provides a high-quality education at an affordable price. With its main campus in Logan, the university serves approximately 27,500 students, including 24,255 undergraduates and 3,171 graduate students. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for 25 years.
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