College of Business and Security Management Advisor/Recruiting Coordinator

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  • Job Number:519548
  • Classification:Student Services Professional 3
  • Grade:Grade 79
  • Work type:Hybrid, On Campus, Staff Full-time
  • Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • School/Business unit:UAF College of Business & Security
  • Location:Fairbanks
  • Categories: Business/Accounting/Finance, Academic Advising/Support, Student Affairs/Services

Position Summary:

The College of Business and Security Management Dean's Office is seeking an organized, friendly, and motivated Student Advisor/Recruiting Coordinator who enjoys working as part of a team. This position is a 12-month full time benefited position with regular business hours (Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm). Occasional travel to college/career fairs may be required. This position serves as one of three academic advisors for CBSM, which has undergraduate programs in Accounting, Applied Management, Business Administration, Homeland Security and Emergency Management, and Sport and Recreation Business. Our graduate degree programs include Masters in Business Administration and Masters of Security and Disaster Management. CBSM also offers a post baccalaureate certificate in Accounting, multiple graduate certificates in Homeland Security and Emergency Management fields, and an Occupational Endorsement Certificate in Homeland Security. If you are interested in working in a fun, fast-paced environment and enjoy helping students achieve their academic goals, please consider applying for this position!

Duties:

1Academic Advising: Perform academic advising at the undergraduate and graduate levels for all CBSM programs. Advise students in-person, over the phone, via Zoom, respond to email inquiries, and coordinate advising needs with faculty members. Interpret test scores to determine student placement and ensure timely completion of student paperwork related to degree completion and graduation. Assess special circumstances and approve exceptions to regular processes as needed. Coordinate with CBSM faculty and the Financial Aid Office on annual scholarship awards.Essential
20%Student Recruiting: Work with the CBSM academic advising team to plan, coordinate, and implement recruiting and retention activities. Make recommendations to the CBSM Executive Committee on recruiting and retention strategies. Assist with collecting data and writing the enrollment management report. Communicate CBSM program information to prospective undergraduate and graduate students via in-person, phone, and email contact. Meet with students and parents during campus visits to provide program information and answer questions. Answer routine inquiries and provide information to internal and external audiences. Market CBSM programs by attending college and career fairs locally and outside of Fairbanks. Present to groups visiting campus and virtually to partner programs at other institutions. Speak to incoming students at UAF recruiting functions and high school advising events. Responsible for planning and coordinating CBSM recruiting and orientation events.Essential
3Coordinate Articulation Agreements: Assist in the formulation of Memorandums of Understandings (MOUs) and articulation agreements with community colleges throughout the country to aid in increasing enrollments for all CBSM programs. Communicate with interested colleges about our programs and degree requirements. Answer questions and serve as a liaison between the community colleges and UAF. Develop drafts and work with the credit transfer team, the Provost Office, and UA Legal Counsel to ensure that all agreements conform to UAF requirements for articulation agreements.Essential

Academic Advisor / Recruiting Coordinator - College of Business and Security Management

The College of Business and Security Management Dean's Office is seeking an organized, friendly, and motivated Student Advisor/Recruiting Coordinator who enjoys working as part of a team. This position is a 12-month full-time, benefited position with regular business hours (Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm). Occasional travel to college/career fairs may be required.

This position serves as one of three academic advisors for CBSM, which has undergraduate programs in Accounting, Applied Management, Business Administration, Homeland Security and Emergency Management, and Sport and Recreation Business. Our graduate degree programs include Masters in Business Administration and Masters of Security and Disaster Management. CBSM also offers a post-baccalaureate certificate in Accounting, multiple graduate certificates in Homeland Security and Emergency Management fields, and an Occupational Endorsement Certificate in Homeland Security.

Excellent communication skills are essential. This position performs academic advising at the undergraduate and graduate levels for all CBSM programs. Duties involve advising students in person, over the phone, via email, and via Zoom. This position will work with the other academic advisors to plan, coordinate, and implement recruiting and retention activities. The academic advisor meets with students and parents during campus visits and works closely with the UAF Admissions office.

Duties will also involve attending college and career fairs locally and outside of Fairbanks, speaking to incoming students at UAF events, and meeting with students at local high schools. The incumbent will perform public presentations to groups visiting campus and to groups of interested students either in-person or virtually. This position will also be involved in creating articulation agreements with community colleges around the country for all CBSM programs.

This position requires a high level of confidentiality and a thorough understanding of FERPA. A successful candidate must have the ability to interpret, apply, and communicate UAF academic policies and procedures.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Must have the ability to provide high-quality advising to incoming and current students.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse group of students.
  • Ability to work with faculty, staff, and students in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to understand and communicate UAF academic policies and procedures.

Required Experience, Education or Training:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience or training in a professional environment.
  • At least 3 years of relevant work experience. Prefer work experience in higher education.

Type of Employment:

This is a full-time, Grade 79, minimum starting wage is $54,246.40 (actual salary will be DOE), 12-month position complete with competitive salary and UA employee benefits package. UA provides a generous compensation package that includes excellent benefits including retirement options, annual leave, 12 paid holidays per year, tuition waivers for employees and family members, and affordable medical, dental, and vision care coverage.

*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction. Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.

To Apply:

Please submit a cover letter that describes your interest and how you meet the qualifications for the position, a resume/CV, and names with contact information for three (3) professional references.

Review Date:

This position will remain open until filled; however, the first review will take place on May 31, 2022. Therefore, to ensure consideration, please apply before May 30, 2022, at 11:55 pm Alaska Daylight Savings Time. 

COVID-19 Statement:

Effective immediately, all new UAF hires, whose job function or work location results in the employee being subject to the UAF vaccine requirements guided by the Federal Contractor Employee vaccine mandate*, must be fully vaccinated with an FDA- or WHO- authorized or approved COVID-19 vaccine or have obtained a university-approved disability/medical or religious exemption no later than six weeks from the new hire's start date.

*Employees based on UAF’s Troth Yeddha’ (Fairbanks) campus, regardless of university affiliation and remote work status; Employees based in UAF research units outside Fairbanks (including Seward Marine Center, Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center, HAARP, Poker Flat, Lena Point, and Toolik Field Station); and Employees, regardless of their work location, paid by or directly working on impacted UAF federal contract.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

Affirmative Action Statement:

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on a background check.

Probationary Period:

Pursuant to University Regulation 04.07.020, new employees of the University are employed in an at-will probationary status for the first six months of employment. During the probationary period, employment may be terminated for no reason or any reason. Promoted employees also serve a probationary period with limited rights of retreat.

Public Disclosure Statement:

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

The University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace. University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free.

Training Policy:

It is the University of Alaska's (UA) policy that employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact the University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

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