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Posted: Tuesday, February 27, 2018 12:20 PM

Requisition Number: PRN16506BFLSA Code: AdministrativePatient Sensitive Job Code?NoStandard Hours per Week: 40Full Time or Part Time?: Full TimeShift: DayWork Schedule Summary 8:00 - 5:00 Monday - Friday. Some evenings and weekends will be required VP Area: Academic AffairsDepartment: 00019 - Undergraduate StudiesLocation: CampusCity: Salt Lake City, UTPay Rate Range: 31600 to 45000Open Until Filled: YesJob Summary Student Success Advocates work to assist students in identifying direction, engaging with high impact activities / services, and accomplishing goals. Specifically, advocates foster successful transition to the university environment, identify services and resources for degree development that meet students' needs, assist students in identifying resources for major and career selection, link students with opportunities to engage in deep learning and encourage timely graduation. This advocate position will work primarily with Return to the U students, identified as non-traditional, returning and transfer students who have the extra challenge of fitting school around their lives. Responsibilities Provide individualized advising to Return to the U, non-traditional, and UOnline students, linking them to campus opportunities to enhance their academic program. Develop a working knowledge of University of Utah academic advising, financial aid, and career development services and procedures to utilize in non-traditional student advising. Work closely with Return to the U Academic Advisor. Engage with departmental and program academic advisors to gain a working knowledge of program requirements to consider when assisting students in connecting with University resources and opportunities. Focus will be placed on understanding completion pathway programs requirements. Utilize student success and persistence, student identity development, and learning theories to shape student interactions. Employ listening and advising practices to assist students from diverse backgrounds in accessing University resources and opportunities, and developing graduation plans. Develop resources (printed literature, web sites, deep learning strategy videos, social media sites, etc.) to assist students in exploring opportunities to enhance their academic program. Document advising sessions and develop practices and procedures for following up with students and maintaining engagement. Work closely with Return to the U marketing staff on campaign messaging. Minimum Qualifications Master's degree in higher education, student affairs, counseling, or other related area Previous experience in an advising, counseling or teaching in higher education environment is preferred Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description. Preferences Priority will be given to applicants who submit their documents on or before Thursday, March 22nd Type: Benefited StaffSpecial Instructions Summary This Student Success Advocate will work primarily with online and post traditional students This position has a max of $45,000 salary Additional Information The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran's status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans' preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/TDD), email: University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems ("URS"). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University's Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

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Company: University Of Utah

• Location: Salt Lake City

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