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The Tippie College of Business seeking an
Academic Advisor
in their Undergraduate Program Office. The position is responsible for advising undergraduate business students on issues including four-year degree planning, major selection, and academic and professional goals, in addition to participating in the administration of programs, policies, and procedures related the College and University. Responsibilities will require occasional time outside the 8:00 am to 5:00 pm workday to support student activities and events such as commencement.

Our working environment is one of welcoming inclusion, where every employee is expected to maintain effective, civil, and respectful working relationships with the University of Iowa campus community and uphold a high standard of cultural competency and respect for difference that represents the Tippie College of Business commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Undergraduate Program Office Mission

The Undergraduate Program of the Tippie College of Business transforms students into business professionals. We advise and support students as they navigate a collection of challenging in- and out-of-class learning experiences. Our Three Priorities: (A) Attract and retain a diverse and talented student body, (B) facilitate degree progress within a rigorous curriculum, and (C) provide challenging out-of-class experiential learning opportunities.

Duties to include:

  • Provide holistic advising to both prospective and current undergraduate business students regarding their academic goals. Examples include course planning and registration, majors and degree requirements, opportunities for involvement, and policies and procedures.
  • Provide advice to incoming first-year students during summer orientation sessions.
  • Ability to make referrals to appropriate resources to support student success.
  • Maintain records of student advising meetings and monitor academic progress of students in an assigned advising caseload.
  • Teach student to utilize tools and resources (e. g. , degree audits, major sheets, sample plans) available to help them design appropriate academic plans and track their academic requirements.
  • Assist students in identifying their interests, abilities, and in making decisions about their academic and future professional career goals.
  • Assist students in their exploration of opportunities to enrich their academic experience and to meet the requirements of Tippie RISE-- mentored research with faculty, an internship course, study abroad, and experiential learning.
  • Teach section(s) of the Direct Admit Seminar. The Seminar is designed to facilitate a successful transition to the Tippie College for first-year students.
  • Identify issues that may create barriers to student success and retention.
  • Serve as liaison for assigned academic programs to ensure advising staff and students are updated with programmatic updates and changes.
  • Assist with ongoing professional development training related to liaison area.

For a complete job description, please contact Jade Rogers at *****.

Required Education

  • A Bachelors degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

Required Qualifications

  • Experience in academic advising, college teaching or direct student contact at the undergraduate level.
  • Experience fostering an equitable and inclusive environment for student success.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with individuals and groups both verbally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated constructive and collaborative relationship building skills with a variety of individuals and groups, including peers, leadership, and external constituents.

Desired Qualifications

  • A Masters degree.

Position and Application details:
In order to be considered for an interview, applicants must upload the following documents and mark them as a Relevant File to the submission:

* Cover Letter

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days and may be removed from posting and filled any time after the original posting period has ended. Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check and credential/education verification. Up to 5 professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process. For additional questions, please contact Jade Rogers at *****.

Benefits Highlights

  • Regular salaried position. Located in Iowa City, Iowa.
  • Fringe benefit package including paid vacation; sick leave; health, dental, life and disability insurance options; and generous employer contributions into retirement plans.
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Additional Information
  • Classification Title: Academic Advisor
  • Appointment Type: Professional and Scientific
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Pay Level: 3A
Contact Information
  • Organization: College of Business
  • Contact Name: Jade Rogers
  • Contact Email: *****/li>

Job ID: 1274682786701909196



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