|Minimum Qualifications||Master’s Degree and two years of experience in student affairs, student services, counseling, professional academic advising, or related experience.|
|Knowledge, Skills and Abilities||
Master’s degree and 2-years or more of experience in a higher education environment,
|Required License / Registration / Certification|
M-F, 8:00 am5:00 pm and weekends as needed
|Driving University Vehicle||No|
|Security Sensitive||This is a security sensitive position.|
|EEO Statement||The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.|
|Classification Title||Academic Counselor|
|Physical Requirements||Carrying, Cleaning, Climbing, Crawling, Driving, Kneeling, Lifting up to 10 pounds, Lifting up to 25 pounds, Pulling , Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Squatting, Stooping, Bending, Standing, Twisting, Walking, Writing, Grasp, Talk or Hear, Ability to communicate|
Maintain detailed familiarity with aspects of all music degree plans and specializations. Maintain current knowledge of generally accepted and innovative advising and counseling practices, academic changes taking place within the university and communicating new information to students.
Participate in professional development opportunities related to academic counseling and advising in higher education, such as NACADA, UCAN, other UNT training opportunities, etc.
Advise all newly accepted and continuing undergraduate music students. Record and post proficiency results and degree milestones for undergraduate students.Assist with development, tracking, and notification of “At Risk” music majors.
Provide academic counseling to students who are on probation, academic alert, or COM “At Risk”, maintaining thorough knowledge of relevant policies, procedures, and resources.
Advise students regarding progress toward degree and review remaining courses and requirements necessary for a timely graduation. Notify students of graduation procedures. Process electronic graduation applications, communicating with students, faculty and other advisors as needed. Maintain database of graduating students.
Assist with planning and organization of freshmen and transfer orientations. Advise freshmen and transfer students during orientations, and give presentations to orientation groups.
Assist with the planning and organization for the College of Music Audition Days and prospective student events, such as Preview Day. Represent the College of Music at all audition and recruiting events, including facilitating meetings for parents and students as needed.
Help with the planning and operation of graduation ceremonies and other special events. Assist with running these events as needed including giving presentations, marshaling, etc. .
Advise prospective music majors, music minors, transfer students and MUND students concerning degree requirements and alternative degree options. In consultation with the Director of Advising and/or faculty, determine transfer equivalency from other institutions and update data in U.achieve.
Posting Detail Information
|Position End Date (if temporary)|
|Special Instructions to Applicants|
|Quicklink for Posting||https://jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/61749|
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * What is your highest level of education attained?
- High School Diploma
- Associate’s Degree
- Bachelor’s Degree
- Master’s Degree
- * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
Documents Needed to Apply
- Cover Letter
- References – List of Names and Contact Information for 3
- Letter of Recommendation