Academic Advisor II | Diondata Solutions

Job Responsibilities : Academic Advisor II

Office Address : Richardson, Texas, United States

Educational requirements : Postgraduate Degree

Posting Details

Posting Details
Posting Number S03943P
Position Title Academic Advisor II
Functional Title
Department ECS Student Services
Salary Range Commensurate with experience
Pay Basis Monthly
Position Status Regular full-time
Location Richardson
Position End Date (if temporary)
Posting Open Date 12/11/2022
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Desired Start Date
Job Summary
Develop an academic advising program or unit within a university college and create or promote new initiatives in academic advising.
Minimum Education and Experience
– Bachelor’s degree and Four (4) years academic advising, counseling, higher education, social work, human services with students, young adults or adolescents, or related experience.

or Master’s degree and 2 years of related work experience

Preferred Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree and four years academic advising, counseling, higher education, social work, human services with students, young adults or adolescents, or related experience as determined by the Directors of Advising Committee.

ECS Preferred Requirements include Master in Higher Education + 3 years experience in Academic environment or Doctorate_up to two years with experience in Academic environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
* Cooperates and demonstrates the ability to work effectively and collaborate with administrators, faculty and staff in various campus offices as well as a diverse student population in providing for academic advising needs of individuals or groups of students.
* Demonstrate ability to work as a team member
* Knowledge and understanding of university policies and procedures, academic requirements, and campus resources.
* Advise students about the development of educational plan options, university policies and resources available.
* Ability to use multiple computer systems including PeopleSoft, OnBase, StudentBook as well as Microsoft Office.
* Ability to identify student’s needs in order to make appropriate referrals; maintain confidentiality of student records.
* Analyze student records in preparation for appointments or walk-ins; respond to student emails in a timely manner.
* Responsible for understanding and interpreting the requirements and academic options in a specific area and in other campus departments to facilitate the student’s pursuit of fields of interest.
* Possess strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills as well as strong organizational and management skills.
* Attend training sessions or professional development workshops and disseminate information to staff as well as participating in student success initiatives.

* Teach two classes of ECS1100 each Fall semester.
Physical Activities
Working Conditions
Additional Information
Minimum Responsibilities include: Advise students about the development of educational plan options & resources available; work closely with other advisors, faculty & staff to provide timely information on course/degree options & University policies; make appropriate referrals; instruct two freshman year experience courses (
ECS 1100) each fall semester; plan, develop & implement programs for students within the school; audit degree plans; perform related duties as required including recruitment & persistence efforts.

Remote Work Notice:

Hybrid remote work environment available. UT Dallas Remote Work Agreement is required upon employment. Use of personal computer and other standard office equipment may be required. Must be located within the State of Texas (or must be located within the
DFW Area) and have the ability to be on campus with 24 hours of notice.

About Us

The University of Texas at Dallas is committed to graduating well-rounded members of the global community whose education has prepared them for rewarding lives and productive careers in a constantly changing world. A diversity of people, ideas and perspectives is crucial to our vision and mission. A charter member of
SEA (
STEMM Equity Achievement) Change, UT Dallas is a place where members of the community from all backgrounds are welcomed, treated fairly, and encouraged in their pursuit of excellence.

What You Should Know

UT Dallas is ranked among the “Best of the Best Colleges” for
LGBTQ Inclusion by Campus Pride. The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion hosts a variety of programs and leads initiatives toward efforts to cultivate a culture of equity and belonging for all members of the campus community. “LilyPad” lactation facilities are located throughout campus for private use by nursing parents. The University currently supports nine Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) that are communities of faculty and staff from various identities along with advocates and allies (e.g., Black Faculty and Staff Alliance, Universal Access
ERG, Military and Veteran
ERG).

The University of Texas at Dallas is committed to providing an educational, living and working environment that is welcoming, respectful and inclusive of all members of the university community. The University prohibits unlawful discrimination against a person because of their race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status. Visit https://institutional-initiatives.utdallas.edu/ for more information.


What We Can Offer


UT Dallas aims to attract and retain talented faculty and staff to support the university’s mission. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, retirement, life insurance and AD&D coverage. UT Dallas also offers employee wellness programs, tuition assistance, professional development through Academic Impressions, and so much more. Visit https://hr.utdallas.edu/employees/benefits/ for more information.

Special Instructions Summary
Explore new models for effective delivery of advising; coordinate advising efforts within the school including the recruitment of new students from freshman to transfer students. Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science serves 6,000+ students in 6 specific engineering degree programs.
Important Message
1) All employees serve as a representative of the University and are expected to display respect, civility, professional courtesy, consideration of others and discretion in all interactions with members of the UT Dallas community and the general public.

2) The University of Texas at Dallas is committed to providing an educational, living, and working environment that is welcoming, respectful, and inclusive of all members of the university community. UT Dallas does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its services, programs, activities, employment, and education, including in admission and enrollment.
EOE, including disability/veterans. The University
is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities.
To request reasonable accommodation in the employment application and interview process, contact the
. For inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies, contact the .

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