Advises pre-nursing, new, prospective, and transfer students in General Academic majors and general education courses. This includes developmental and career advising as well as helping students develop an educational plan toward graduation. It also includes career testing, counseling, and exploration for the undecided students. Emphasis is placed on managing an advising caseload toward greater retention. Duties include explaining policies, making referrals, maintaining records, interpreting test scores, dealing with academic standards issues, coordinating with faculty and staff, and representing the department on various projects, committees, and meetings as assigned.
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- Spends one to two weeks in the department of nursing helping walk-ins students with questions regarding the nursing program.
- Regularly attends faculty meetings and reads minutes from faculty and committee meetings.
Graduation from an accredited institution with a master's degree in counseling and guidance, educational psychology, or a closely related field and two years experience related to the summary of duties
- Knowledge of student development, and the ability to assist students develop effective academic plans and career and life goals, in order to promote student retention and academic success.
- Knowledge of student advising and teaching laws and techniques including content, curriculum, and graduation requirements specific to the academic major, department or school, and the ability to anticipate departmental and student needs.
- Skill in the use of microcomputers, computer terminals, and academic and office software platforms (BANNER) as applied to management of student records, report preparation, & related activities.
- Ability to creatively and independently problem solve by prioritizing and multitasking while under pressure.
- Ability to serve individuals with diverse personalities through the use of effective interpersonal and communication skills using various communication media, including telephone, facsimile and e-mail.
- Ability to work in a team environment
- Understanding of and commitment to the UVU mission and strategic directions
- Knowledge of career development and decision-making theory
- Ability to provide career counseling for students to assist them to define and integrate their academic and career goals
- Ability to administer, analyze, and interpret MBTI, STRONG and other psychological tests
- Ability to help students acquire knowledge about self and Career Market
- Ability to communicate and work closely with Nursing Department on all relevant issues related to Nursing program.