Personal Intervention Advising Coach
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Type of Position:Professional Staff - Academic Affairs
Institution Name: University of Arkansas Community College at Hope - Texarkana
The University of Arkansas Community College at Hope-Texarkana (UACCHT) is a proud member of the University of Arkansas System. The University of Arkansas System is comprised of land-grant research institutions, a teaching hospital, five community colleges, two schools of law, a presidential school, a residential math and science high school, and an online university, as well as divisions of agriculture, archaeology and criminal justice. These entities exhibit unmatched economic and social impact across the state by providing numerous academic and professional opportunities. Below you will find the details for the position currently available at UACCHT including any supplementary documentation and questions you should review before applying for the opening. To apply for the position, please click the Apply link/button.
Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions you should review before applying for the opening. To apply for the position, please click the Apply link/button.
If you have a disability and need assistance with the hiring process please submit a request via Email to: Kathryn.Hopkins@uaht.edu or by phone at [Register to View] or (870) 722-8297. Applicants are required to submit a separate request for each position in which they have applied.
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Summary of Job Duties:*Grant-Funded*
Academic advising at UAHT is a developmental process which considers students’
academic needs, goals, interests and prior education.
Academic advisors promote student success and increase student enrollment and retention by promoting and
recruiting for programs, referring students at risk or in need of additional resources with
the primary objective to assist with making informed decisions concerning their
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES*
● This advisor will primarily assist students with academic and personal concerns
or considered at risk and serve as a coach with UAHT’s RERAIL program.
● Serves as an information resource to students, faculty and staff by maintaining
knowledge of all UAHT degrees, probation, suspension, and withdrawal policies
and procedures. Provide appropriate training and information for academic
advisors across campus and to students.
● Informs students about alternatives, limitations and possible consequences of
academic decisions (e.g. adding, dropping and withdrawing from courses;
change of program, major and/or transfer institution)
● Addresses specific educational problems, such as closing achievement gaps,
increasing interests and engagement in gateway courses, and helping students
address real-world problems and cope with college transitions.
● Educates students about course planning and registration processes, refers to
available on-and off-campus resources to meet individual needs including career
and personal counseling.
● Makes appropriate referrals to students perceived as at-risk, acts as an advocate
● Helps publish material of interest to students, communicating with college deans
and other departments regarding any resources or tools that assist with student
success and working as a member of the Purtle Advising Center.
● Audits, monitors, and evaluates individual student academic progress by utilizing
the PAC’s online tracking system, online advising technology, and other
● Disseminates certificate, diploma and university transfer program information to
all learners and other appropriate internal and external contacts in individual or
● Interprets testing results or other measures relevant to placement decisions;
determines student readiness for College.
● Assists students with the procedural knowledge needed to take advantage of
campus resources and institutional norms.
● Assists students to promote a sense of belonging to fit into a college
environment and address any perceived cultural mismatch between students’
experience and higher education standards.
● Assists students in the development of an educational plan including choosing a
program of study and/or clarifying educational goals.
● Maintains up-to-date knowledge about the College’s programs and requirements;
consults with contacts at various transfer institutions regarding course and
program transferability, admission and graduation requirements.
● Develops and interprets Academic Planning Guides; maintains administrative
and program information files.
● Develops and maintains operating procedures that minimize the likelihood and
impact of errors.
● Participates in on and off campus events promoting UAHT, assists with
● Authorizes course withdrawals, adds, and drops as required.
● Maintains administrative documents and confidential student records in an
● May represent the academic advising department on various internal and
● Develops and promotes internal communication and resource sharing in order to
benefit student success.
● Monitors course enrollment and makes recommendations to appropriate staff
regarding reserves, restrictions, availability, waitlisting, or closure based on
program demand and course availability.
● Provides recommendations for continuous improvement to all services for
academic advising purposes and to integrate practices and technology aimed at
improving student services.
● Gathers, develops and promotes best practices for continuous improvement
● Participates in individual and team professional development, remains current
with technology, and all applications used to provide advising services.
● Assist, present, and/or teach a College Life Skills (first year experience) course.
● Will pilot, evaluate, and keep online documentation while under the Title III grant.
● Performs other related duties as assigned.
SUPERVISION – Works under the general supervision of the Director of Advising/Title III
ATTENDANCE– Individuals in this position are expected to be available during the
normal business hours of the College, and occasionally evenings and weekends for
special presentations, events, and registrations.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS ● Bachelor’s degree in education, student development, or a related field. Master’s Degree is preferred.
Minimum of 2 years’ experience in academic advising or student services Ability to learn and use complex computer based systems and multi-faceted network related software and database management systems.
Excellent organizational and communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a member of a team.
Ability to process and maintain highly confidential information. Ability to work effectively with individuals of varying backgrounds, abilities, outlooks, ages, and nationalities
Cover Letter/Letter of Application, List of three Professional References (name, email, business title), Resume, Unofficial/Official Transcript(s)
Required Documents to Apply:
Recruitment Contact Information:
All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site [Register to View] target="_blank">[Register to View]
Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.
Pre-employment Screening Requirements:Criminal Background Check
The University of Arkansas Community College at Hope-Texarkana (UACCHT) is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check, sex offender registry check, and drug screen. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check and/or a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.
The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.
Constant Physical Activity:Hearing, Sitting
Frequent Physical Activity:Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding, Talking
Occasional Physical Activity:Standing, Walking