The Quinney College of Natural Resources is seeking an Academic Advisor or Academic Advisor Senior to guide and mentor prospective and current undergraduates in our college. We hope to fill this position with someone who can be a strong, positive, and creative student advocate and also can communicate well with faculty and other stakeholders. The person in this position will help students decide on a major, develop and follow semester-by-semester academic plans and class schedules, apply for graduation, and assist in the resolution of individual academic problems. The Academic Advisor Senior position is distinguished from the Academic Advisor in at least one of three ways: 1) incumbent will work to improve and implement the core advising methods and/or practices; 2) incumbent will research best practices and share that information with advisors in their unit and/or the advising community; or 3) incumbent may coordinate advising services throughout the USU system.
For more position-specific information, please see the position summary here.
For full consideration, please apply before November 28th, 2022.
Academic Advisor Senior Additional Functions:
Minimum Qualification Academic Advisor:
Minimum Qualifications Academic Advisor Senior:
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities—Academic Advisor
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities—Academic Advisor Senior
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The S. J. & Jessie E. Quinney College of Natural Resources is nationally and internationally recognized for its research, extension, and teaching on natural and socio-environmental ecosystems. It is a high-impact college at Utah State University with almost $11M in research funding annually, 61 tenure-track faculty in three departments, and close partnerships with federal and state natural resource agencies.
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