Job Details

University of Nevada, Reno
  • Position Number: 1348032
  • Location: Reno, NV
  • Position Type: Academic Advising


Academic Advisor


R0113231
University of Nevada, Reno - Main Campus

The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. We ask that you keep in mind the following when completing your application:
  • Once you start the application process you cannot save your work. Please ensure you have all required attachment(s) available to complete your application before you begin the process.
  • Required attachments are listed below on the posting. Your application will not be considered without the required attachments.
  • Please note that applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment. Once a recruitment has closed, applications will no longer be accepted.

If you need assistance or have questions regarding the application process, please contact the Human Resources helpline at (775) 784-1495 or jobs@unr.edu.

For UNR Med professional job postings, if you have questions or need assistance regarding the application process, please contact the Office of Professional Recruitment at (775) 784-6778.


Job Description
The College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources at the University of Nevada, Reno seeks to fill a full-time administrative faculty position as an Academic Advisor. This position will be an integral component of the University of Nevada, Reno and the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources (CABNR). The Academic Advisor will be responsible for providing academic advising and related student services for undergraduates in all majors in the college. The position reports directly to the Director of Advising, Recruitment & Retention in CABNR. The academic advisor will assist the Director with retention, advising and recruitment activities. The person in this position will advise students on academic requirements and procedures, connects students to appropriate resources on campus to foster student success, and advocates the needs of the individual students and groups of students. The academic advisor will also work closely with the students and faculty advisors on academic progress and curricular issues.

Required Qualifications
Bachelor's degree and two years of related experience or a Master's degree and one year of related experience. Related experience: academic advising, student services or closely related fields.

Preferred Qualifications
Experience working with STEM student populations.

Schedule or Travel Requirements
Travel for recruitment events in various locations across Nevada/California
Travel for professional development conferences

Compensation Grade
B

Total Compensation
The total compensation package includes a negotiable competitive salary, moving allowance (if applicable), a rich retirement plan, health insurance options that include dental and vision, life insurance, long-term disability, thirty (30) days of sick leave provided upon start date and two (2) days of sick leave accrued per full month after the first year of service, two (2) days of annual leave accrued each full month, along with many other benefits. Additionally, there is a grant-in-aid educational benefit for faculty and dependents. For more information, please visit: https://www.unr.edu/hr/benefits

Faculty Dual Career Assistance Program
The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes the importance of addressing dual-career couples' professional needs. We offer a dual career assistance program to newly hired faculty spouses/partners that provides resources and assists them to identify career opportunities in Northern Nevada.

Department Information
The College of Agriculture, Biotechnology, and Natural Resources (CABNR) is a founding college of this Land Grant University. The College has a long and distinguished record of fulfilling the tripartite mission of teaching, research, and outreach programs benefiting the health and economic vitality of Nevada.


Exempt
Yes

Full-Time Equivalent
100.0%

Required Attachment(s)
Attach the following attachments to your application
1) Resume/CV
2) Cover Letter
3) Contact Information for Three Professional References
4) Please write a brief statement (one page maximum) about how you would contribute toward our mission of creating a culturally inclusive environment in the role for which you are applying.

This posting is open until filled.
Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. This search will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.

For questions, please contact: Juana Reynoza-Gomez, (775) 784-6323, jreynoza@unr.edu


Posting Close Date


Note to Applicant
A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member's first day of employment.

References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.

Applicants hired on a federal contract may be subject to E-Verify.

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.

For positions that require driving, evidence of a valid driver's license will be required at the time of employment and as a condition of continued employment.

Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.


To apply, visit https://nshe.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/UNR-external/job/University-of-Nevada-Reno---Main-Campus/Academic-Advisor_R0113231-1.

Founded in 1874, the University of Nevada, Reno is the State of Nevadas land grant institution with a statewide mission and presence. The University of Nevada, Reno is a Carnegie I Research Institution and has been recognized as a Top Tier Best National University by U.S. News & World Report. With an enrollment of nearly 21,000 students we offer 145 Tier 1 accredited degree programs. Located in the picturesque Truckee Meadows the University of Nevada, Reno is surrounded by numerous state and national parks, is 45 minutes from beautiful Lake Tahoe, and four hours from San Francisco.

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.

The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) is committed to providing a place of work and learning free of discrimination on the basis of a persons age, disability, whether actual or perceived by others (including service-connected disabilities), gender (including pregnancy related conditions), military status or military obligations, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, or religion.






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