Academic and Career Advisor

Academic and Career Advisor

  • 527540
  • Kotzebue, Alaska, United States, 99752
  • On Campus
  • Staff Full-time
  • GRade 79 (42% GeoDiff)
  • UAF Chukchi Campus

The University of Alaska Fairbanks Chukchi Campus in Kotzebue, Alaska is searching for a new Student Services Coordinator to join the Chukchi Campus team. We are looking for an individual who is passionate about higher education, career, and technical education, and working with students, someone who has exemplary organizational skills and is a team player. The perfect candidate will have excellent communication skills, be flexible, have experience working with our local population, and can travel to the villages in the region.

Passion for higher education and student success. Demonstrated experience in working with individuals from diverse academic, cultural, and economic backgrounds. Knowledge of Alaska Native cultures. Previous experience working with Alaska Native organizations and an understanding of Alaska Native student experiences, programs, and all related Alaska Native resources available at UAF preferred. Exceptional customer service and interpersonal skills, including active listening skills and a willingness to initiate dialogue. Strong oral and written communication skills. Sound professional judgement and discretion. Excellent computer skills with various software programs to include databases, spreadsheets, and word processing programs (BANNER; Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint; and Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides preferred) and social media platforms. The advisor must be able to work independently and as a member of a larger, collaborative team in a fast-paced environment and complex organizational structure.

Two years of relevant experience, and/or equivalent combination of training and experience.
Previous experience in a position that required maintenance of sustained interpersonal relationships with clients and referral sources.

The University of Alaska Fairbanks Chukchi Campus in Kotzebue, Alaska is searching for a new Academic and Career Advisor to join the Chukchi Campus team.  We are looking for an individual who is passionate about higher education, career and technical education and working with students, someone who has exemplary organizational skills and is a team player.  The perfect candidate will have excellent communication skills, be flexible, have experience working with our local population and can travel to the villages in the region.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in a related field and three years of relevant experience required, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Cross-cultural experience in rural Alaska Chukchi Campus service region preferred.

Position Details:

This position is located on the Chukchi campus in Kotzebue AK. This is a full-time, term-funded, exempt staff position complete with both a competitive salary and full employee benefits package. UA provides a generous compensation package that includes retirement options, annual leave, 12 paid holidays per year, tuition waivers for employees and family members, and affordable medical, dental and vision care coverage. New hires will be placed on the UA staff salary schedule, Grade 42_79, based on education and experience.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a successful candidate is identified.

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.

This position is a term-funded position and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.


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.


UA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination.


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


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


If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Stasia Craddick, CRCD HR Coordinator, at uaf-crcd-hr-dept@alaska.edu or 907-474-6569.


 

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