University of Utah Academic Advising Coordinator in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 04/11/2017

Requisition Number PRN13964B

Job Title Academic Advising Coordinator

Working Title Fine Arts/Academic Advising Center Bridge Advisor

Job Grade D

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Care Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm or as otherwise arranged; some evening and weekend work may be required.

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 00070 - College of Fine Arts-Dean

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $38,000 - $45,000

Close Date

NOTE: May close at anytime.

Open Until Filled

NOTE: May close at anytime. Yes

Job Summary

The College of Fine Arts/Academic Advising Center are hiring an academic advising coordinator. This position designs, implements, oversees, and evaluates the College of Fine Arts/ACCBridge advising programs, which contribute to the academic advising mission of the institution. The hired candidate will utilize professional advising and guidance skills to assess diverse needs of students and provide appropriate advice related to academic planning and progress leading to graduation.


Provides advising services to a diverse student population by performing the duties of an Academic Advisor. Develops, monitors, and conducts educational seminars and workshops for students. Establishes program direction and objectives. Assists in the selection, supervision, and evaluation of lower level advising and support staff. Coordinates outreach activities with two-year institutions within the State of Utah. Develops and prepares advising materials, such as training manuals, brochures, handouts, general information summaries, and newsletters. Works with information technology departments to support advising programs and services. Participates in local and national professional associations by serving on planning committees and presenting at conferences and seminars.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree a related area plus three years experience in academic advising, guidance and counseling or equivalency; demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills required.

Master’s degree and significant supervision and advising experience preferred.


Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.