Academic Counselor

University of Arkansas - Little Rock

North America , USA


Ending On: 07 Oct 2019 13 days to go


Job Description

We are looking for Academic Counselor


Employment: Full-Time

Requirements: Salary: Competitive
Location: Little Rock, AR, USA
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Position Type
Non Classified

Employee Class Code

AR State Title
Academic Counselor


Position Summary and Qualifications

Posting Number

UALR Functional Title
Academic Counselor/Enrollment Coordinator / R99189

Position Number

Nursing Department

Position Summary

This position reports directly to the department chairperson with indirect reporting to internal program coordinators as well as external enrollment coordinators. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

+ Leadership in development and implementation of systematic student recruitment and enrollment plan;

+ Engage faculty and staff, senior leadership, alumni, and students in the recruitment process via appropriate and productive methods;

+ Development/maintenance of marketing and recruitment materials in coordination with campus and external enrollment support teams-Work collaboratively with external enrollment support, the UALR Recruitment Task Force and the UALR VC of Enrollment Management-Student and potential student advising toward program entry, progression, exit, and graduation;

+ Development and maintenance of online orientation and advising programs aimed at retention and progression;

+ Serve liaison with campus departments i.e. Transfer Student Services, Dean's Office, Records & Registration, Communications, Admissions, Development, etc.;

+ Serve as liaison and public face with area hospitals, nursing programs, outside agencies and community colleges;

+ Manage all functions of external communication such as departmental website, email and social networks;

+ Track student scholarship, recruitment, clinical and progression data;

+ Development and maintenance of student and graduate databases in accord with ACEN expectations;

+ Analysis of data and formulation of required internal and external data reports;

+ Completion of degree plans;

+ Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

+ Effective professional communication skills (written, verbal, technical);

+ Self-motivated with strong organizational and problem-solving skills;

+ Technical competency;

+ Strong organizational and problem-solving skills;

+ Understanding of application policies/procedures and degree completion requirements;

+ Ability to input, maintain, and analyze data;

+ Ability to independently initiate/complete internal and external reports;

+ Competency with Microsoft Office;

+ Ability to proof and correct documents;

+ Ability to perform mathematical calculations;

+ Ability to make quick decisions under stressful situations;

+ Ability to answer the telephone, greet visitors and provide information;

+ Ability to prioritize, organize and assign multiple tasks;

+ Monitor and operate office equipment;

+ Ability to work independently and with others;

+ Must be able to work flexible days and times;

+ Must have a valid driver's license and able to operate a motor vehicle.

Required Education and/or Experience

An earned baccalaureate degree in public administration, nursing, business or related field.

Preferred Education and/or Experience

Background Check Requirements
07 - All-Criminal/Financial/Sex/Drug

Start Date

Additional Qualifications


Essential Job Functions
Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds: Occasionally, Carrying 5-10 lbs: Occasionally, Sitting for long periods of time: Frequently, Standing for long periods of time: Occasionally, Speaking; Essential, Hearing: Essential, Walking - Moderate Distances; Occasionally

Work Conditions
Spends approximately 75% or more time indoors

Posting Detail Information

Background Check Statement

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background, financial history and sex offender registry check and drug screening. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication and/or adverse financial history alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background checks and drug screening information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.​

UALR EEO Statement

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and actively seeks the candidacy of minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Under Arkansas law, all applications are subject to disclosure. Persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.

Open Date

Close Date

Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

This is an internal to campus posting and is open to all UA Little Rock benefits eligible employees only.

Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

+ *
Do you have an earned baccalaureate degree in public administration, nursing, business or related field?

+ Yes

+ No

+ *
What is the highest level of education you have attained?


+ High School Diploma

+ Associates Degree

+ Bachelors Degree

+ Masters Degree

+ Doctorate / All but dissertation (ABD)

+ Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

+ Doctor of Education (EdD)

+ Juris Doctorate (JD)

+ Doctor of Music Arts (DMA or DM)

+ Doctor of Modern Languages (DML)

+ *
How many years of experience do you have in student advising or education counseling?

+ 0-1

+ 1-3

+ 3-5

+ 5-7

+ 7+

+ *
How many years of experience do you have in Higher Education?

+ None

+ Less than 1 Year

+ 1 to 3 Years

+ 3 to 5 Years

+ 5 to 10 Years

+ More than 10 Years

+ *
Do you have experience with WordPress?

+ Yes

+ No

+ *
Do you have a valid driver's license and are you able to operate a motor vehicle?

+ Yes

+ No

+ *
Are you able to work flexible days and times?

+ Yes

+ No

+ *
Are you able to meet the job description list of physical demands?

+ Yes

+ No

+ *
This position is an Internal Campus Posting. Please indicate your current employment status at UA Little Rock.

+ Hourly/Student Labor

+ Student Labor - Federal Work Study

+ Graduate Assistant/Teaching Assistant

+ Lecturer Part-Time (Adjunct)

+ Part-Time Benefits Eligible Staff

+ Full-Time Benefits Eligible Staff

+ Faculty

+ Not Currently Employed at UA Little Rock

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

+ Cover Letter/Letter of Application

+ Writing Sample

+ Unofficial Transcript

+ List of Three (3) References

+ Resume / CV

Optional Documents

Key Responsibility

Company Profile

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