Job ID: 186559

Associate Academic Advisor

University of North Texas

  • May 31, 2022
  • Associate Academic Advisor
  • UNT-Mayborn Sch of Journal-Gen-138000
  • University of North Texas
    Denton, TX
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Student Services
    Counseling Services

Department Summary
The Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism is an ACEJMC-accredited school with the only professionally accredited journalism master’s program in the four-state region of Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Arkansas. The school is located in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, in one of the largest media markets in the country. We offer journalism classes in public relations, advertising, print/digital, broadcast/digital, and photojournalism. The Mayborn enrolls approximately 1,000 undergraduate students and 75 graduate students. Graduates have won many national and international awards, including Pulitzer Prizes. The school offers students multi-platform professional opportunities including the award-winning North Texas Daily student newspaper, Denton Public Access TV, and student-run photography and ad/PR agencies. The school also hosts the annual Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference, the nationally acclaimed conference for aspiring and experienced writers, journalists and authors.

Position Overview
Welcomes new students to the University and creates a pleasant environment. Assists in delivering presentations, evaluating transfer work and advising students on course selections/campus resources.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong presentation skills; strong problem solving skills.
  • Ability to learn and use a variety of simple to complex computer applications.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with diverse populations verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Ability to work independently.

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications: Masters degree in student affairs or related field OR Undergraduate degree and 3 plus years of experience working with students in an advising capacity.

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