University Academic Advising Administrator - 497409



Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Title: University Academic Advising Administrator

Department Org: Dean - Univ College - 102840

Employee Classification: U1 - Unclassified PSA FT

Bargaining Unit: Professional Staff Association

Primary Location: MC AC

Shift: 1

Job Description:

This role will be responsible for providing leadership and guidance to a centralized professional academic advising unit as well as providing centralized oversight for all undergraduate academic advising units throughout the university This role will serve as the liaison to the Provost Office and the Deans and Associate Deans, and execute a data informed, transformational advising model that leverages a combination of recommendations (CCA and NISS) and high impact practices to develop a holistic, proactive, and consistent approach to advising that focuses on the needs of UToledo students. The model will engage students where they are, ensure seamless transitions for all undergraduate student populations (DHS, adult, transfer, etc.) and include accountability measures. This role will also create and maintain a culture of accountability within the centralized advising unit and across the university. This leader will partner with academic colleges and other campus partners to ensure a cohesive and collaborative design is implemented that removes obstacles for students and provides opportunities for persistence and student success and is responsible for the assessment of undergraduate advising practices/outcomes campus-wide, reporting findings and proving recommendations for improvement annually.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelors’ degree required plus five plus (5+) years of experience in this field
• Five to seven (5-7) years advising leadership experience.
• Experience developing and managing advising best practices.
• Experience coordinating services between multiple departments.
• Technologically proficient using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
• Experience with an enterprise resource information system, Banner preferred.
• Experience with Web Report Library or other reporting databases.
• Understanding of UToledo policies and procedures

Qualifications/Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
• Ability to think creatively and strategically.
• Demonstrated ability to establish relationships and collaborate collegially and effectively with diverse students, staff, faculty, administrators, and the community.
• Demonstrated ability to organize and manage work, supervise staff effectively, and meet deadlines.
• Strong listening and organizational skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills essential. Ability to think creatively and strategically.
• Valid driver license.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Master’s degree.
• Seven or more (7+) years of experience in this field.

Conditions of Employment:

To promote the highest levels of health and well-being, the University of Toledo campuses are tobacco-free. To further this effort, the University of Toledo Health Science Campus Medical Center is requiring candidates for employment to be nicotine-free. Pre-employment health screening requirements will include cotinine (nicotine) testing, as well as drug and other required health screenings for the position. With the exception of positions within University of Toledo Main Campus and the University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences, the employment offer is conditional upon successful completion of a cotinine test and Occupational Health clearance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

The University of Toledo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The University of Toledo does not discriminate in employment, educational programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, disability, familial status, or political affiliation.

The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, dual-career professionals and covered veterans.

The University of Toledo provides reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation to complete this application, or for testing or interviewing, please contact the HR Compliance at or 419-530-4747 between the hours of 8:30AM and 5:00PM or apply online for an accommodation request.

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