General Position Descriptions
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is looking for vibrant, dynamic individuals interested in working in a team environment dedicated to student success. The university has an innovative and collaborative advising team focused on undergraduate student success, supporting transition to college life, and each student’s undergraduate Volunteer journey. We are adding professional academic advisors to every major to collaborate with faculty mentors toward the retention and graduation of undergraduate students. These are exempt, 12 month, full time, non-tenure track staff positions that provide an exciting opportunity to be a part of UT’s Advising 2020 strategic plan that integrates academic and career advising with self-exploration, leadership, and experience learning.
Reporting to the Director of Advising for the college, the Academic Advisor will serve as a member of a univeristy-wide advising team. The Advisor will collaborate with students to co-create educational plans in ways that are consistent with their aspirations, interests, strengths, and values- preparing them for a life of learning in a diverse and global society. The Academic Advisor will support students as they transition at various points throughout their academic careers at UT which include:
- self- exploration that focuses on strengths, interests, and values,
- major and career exploration,
- identification of co-curricular, career and experience learning, and leadership opportunities to support both academic and professional development, and
- selection of major and development of an academic plan that aligns with strengths, aspirations, and abilities.
|Position||Required Qualifications and Experience||Desired Experience|
|Academic Advisor I: Academic Advisor||
|Academic Advisor II: Senior Academic Advisor||