by The University of Iowa's Professional and Scientific Job Line on February 26, 2014

in University Jobs

Department: Clas Administration

Salary: $40,000.00 to Commensurate

Advertising Ends On: 03/12/2014

Job Duties:

Position Summary:

This position will advise undergraduate students in the Department of Psychology on completion of graduation and major requirements, CLAS policies, and on opportunities that can enhance students’ collegiate success and career goals; perform College retention outreach and programming and participate in student success initiatives; coordinate activities with the faculty in the department and make appropriate referral of students to faculty for specialized advising and mentoring; make recommendations to the department concerning student issues, including scheduling, curricular, or other obstacles students encounter that interfere with timely graduation. Will also assist with recruitment programming, programs and initiatives and participate in Commencement.

Job Duties:

Academic Planning

Student Growth, Development and Success

Advocacy from the Advising Perspective

Student Recruitment and Retention

**For detailed job description, please email Jon Burke (**

The Senior Academic Advisor classification is the second classification in the Academic Advising job family. For more information about this job family, visit:

Note to Applicant:

The qualifications for this job posting are described as competencies or the behaviors needed to be successful in performing the duties of the position at a defined proficiency level/standard. The proficiency level required for each qualification is included.

Please assure that your application/resume and/or cover letter illustrates the work experience, knowledge, skills and abilities you have that meet each of the required qualifications.

Proficiency levels are defined as:

Basic Application - Uses basic understanding of the field to perform job duties; may need some guidance on job duties; applies learning to recommend options to address unusual situations.

Working Experience - Successfully completes diverse tasks of the job; applies and enhances knowledge and skill in both usual and unusual issues; needs minimal guidance in addressing unusual situations.

Extensive Experience - Performs without assistance; recognized as a resource to others; able to translate complex nuances to others; able to improve processes; focus on broad issues.

Expert/Leader - Seen as an expert and/or leader; guides, troubleshoots; has strategic focus; applies knowledge and skill across or in leading multiple projects/orgs; demonstrates knowledge of trends in field; leads in developing new processes.

For more information about competencies, visit:

Applicant Credentials are Subject to Verification
Background checks(criminal history, child/dependent adult sexual abuse) will be conducted on final candidates for all positions in UI Hospitals and Clinics. Background checks may also be conducted for other positions.


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