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Academic Advising Professional III, Civil & Architectural Engineering & Mechanics

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona
Academic Advising

Posting Number: req9727

Department: Civil Arch Engr and Mechanics

Location: Main Campus

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

The Civil & Architectural Engineering & Mechanics Department (CAEM) is seeking candidates for the position of Academic Advisor III. The successful candidate will oversee all academic functions within the Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering & Mechanics. These activities include, for example, providing academic support to graduate and undergraduate students through the successful completion of their degree program, course planning and scheduling, and departmental events associated with our academic mission.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide academic advising to graduate and undergraduate
    students to ensure they are meeting degree requirements, educational plans,
    choosing courses, and exploring major, minor, and career options. Coordinates graduate applications for admission
    to academic program.
  • Monitor academic progress and assist students in the
    completion of their degree through semester and/or yearly reviews which include
    but are not limited to evaluating eligibility for advanced standing, monitoring
    of necessary courses, changes in plans of study, and degree checks. Maintain
    student records, provide data, and reports as requested.
  • Coordinate course planning and registration, academic
    probation, advanced standing, gradpath forms, and required examinations. Provide
    assistance regarding curriculum changes as well as interpretation of academic
    policies and procedures.
  • Assist with ABET review.
  • Coordinate department events and oversee CAEM events which
    include: precommencement, graduate and undergraduate orientations, Engineering
    102 Open House, department seminars, and homecoming events.
  • Serve as program liaison for campus and community partners
    which includes faculty. Serve on the undergraduate studies committee and
    provide input when needed.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience is required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience in higher education.

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

Job FTE: 1.0

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Student Services

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: $43,599 - $58,926 (DOE)

Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)



Career Stream and Level


Job Family

Academic Advising

Job Function

Student Services

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Dominic Boccelli

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume and Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicant

References, including one from the current/most recent supervisor will be requested from finalist.

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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