|Department:||Academic Advising & Retention|
The incumbent functions as Academic Advisor in the Office of Vice President & Provost, Academic Affairs, Office of Academic Advising & Retention, Academic Advising Center. This position provides student concerning an appropriate academic schedule, choice of major, and the University’s academic standards. The incumbent reports directly to the Director, First Year Experience.
Number of Vacancies: 3
Employment Status: full time, temporary
Pay Plan, Series & Grade: Grade 09 Step 06
Salary Range: $37, 883.00- $47,583.00
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Location: Van Ness Campus, Washington, DC
- Meets with students to provide information and guidance on academic-related issues, such as graduation requirements and exceptions, major exploration, course planning and registration, transfer credit evaluation/substitution or advanced degree requirements.
- Facilitates students' academic progress by evaluating their needs and developing appropriate educational plans. Makes referrals for students who need assistance with overcoming learning obstacles, specialized tutoring, extended or intensive assistance with career decisions or similar needs.
- Develops and presents education programs designed to supplement or enhance academic preparedness.
- Collects and disseminates information to students, faculty and departments about changes in major requirements or university policies and adjusts advising strategies as appropriate.
- Coordinates and participates in the advising-related portion of new/transfer student and parent orientation sessions.
- Maintains students’ academic files that include a record of the advising activity that takes place during each visit.
- Compiles data, statistical reports, and correspondence, on time, as directed.
- Serves on university committees and makes recommendations that affect curriculum requirements, advising processes and program development and published materials.
- Fosters collaborative relationships with staff and faculty to develop student-centered communication, polices, and procedures.
- May lead the work of lower level advising staff and/or student employees and participate in hiring, training and evaluating those employees.
- May plan and participate in continuing education for advising staff
- May include some evening and/or Saturday hours as program needs dictate.
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
- Bachelor of Arts or related degree required.
- At least two (2) year of advising experience, preferably in higher education
Information to Applicant
Condition of Employment: This is a sponsored program appointment. The duration of this appointment is subject to grant fund availability.
Collective Bargaining Unit (Non-Union): This position is not in the collective bargaining unit.
Employment Benefits: Selectee will be eligible for health insurance only. According to DC Personnel Regulations chapter 1228.13 employees are entitled to accrue annual and sick leave, unless otherwise excluded, on a pro-rata basis. Leave balances will not roll over to a grant renewal period and you will not receive payment for any unused balances.
Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to actual or perceived actual race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, marital status, personal appearance, genetic information, familial status, source of income, status as a victim of an intrafamily offense, place of residence or business, or status as a covered veteran, as provided for and to the extent required by District and Federal statutes and regulations.
Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section 2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived actual race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, marital status, personal appearance, genetic information, familial status, source of income, status as a victim of an intrafamily offense, place of residence or business, or status as a covered veteran, as provided for and to the extent required by District and Federal statutes and regulations. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act. Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.
Veterans Preference: Applicants claiming veterans preference must submit official proof at the time of application.
Residency Preference: The Residency Preference Amendment Act of 1988, D.C. Law 7-203, created a system in which provides that any applicant for employment in the Career or Educational Services who is a bona fide resident of the District of Columbia may claim a residency reference at the time of application. An applicant selected for an appointment based on District residency will be required to submit no less than eight (8) proofs of bona fide District residency. Bona fide District residency must be maintained from the date of appointment to the position for seven (7) consecutive years. Failure to maintain bona fide District residency for the (7) year period will result in forfeiture of employment.
Drug-Free Workplace: Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace.
Background Investigation: Employment with the University of the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory background investigation. The determination of a "satisfactory background investigation" is made at the sole discretion of the University of the District of Columbia. The University may refuse to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or review and terminate the employment of a current employee based on the results of a background investigation.
Disposition of Resume: Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC application will be required.
Job Offers: Official Job Offers are made by the University of the District of Columbia, Office of Human Resources Only.
Contact Information: All inquiries related to employment and job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Human Resources at (202) 274-5020.
The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.