|Req #: ||145108 |
|Department: ||LAW, SOCIETIES & JUSTICE |
|Job Location: || Seattle Campus |
|Posting Date: ||05/15/2017 |
|Closing Info: || Open Until Filled |
|Salary: || |
Salary and benefits are competitive. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
|Notes: || As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position please visit our website Benefits page. |
Priority consideration will be given to those who apply by May 24th.
| The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty. |
The Law, Societies, and Justice Program is a dynamic and growing unit. It offers a wide suite of challenging and compelling inter-disciplinary courses that enable students an opportunity to understand and analyze the multiple and consequential roles that law plays in the social world. Its faculty is well- regarded for their teaching excellence, and its emphases on comparative law and on rights distinguish it as one of the most innovative of such programs in the United States. The program serves about 225 majors, who are selected via a competitive admissions process. LSJ majors are energetic and engaged, and are eager to use their University experience to position themselves for careers of deep personal and social significance.
Our Law, Societies, and Justice Program has an outstanding opportunity for an Academic Counselor. The Program seeks a dynamic and innovative academic counselor to work productively and creatively with its diverse community of majors and prospective majors. The principal tasks of the position are to advise majors, pre-majors and minors, and to position students for success in their academic and career pursuits.
Counsel undergraduate majors and pre-majors in Law, Societies, and Justice concerning admission, academic fields of study, registration, barriers to college persistence, and degree planning; answer student questions by email, phone, and in person; assist with quarterly admissions process; review and process graduation applications; advise students about internships, careers, and graduate school; refer students to appropriate campus resources and student support services;
Promote department diversity by participating in outreach events with the Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity and by reaching out to underrepresented students in recruiting efforts;
Support LSJ communication and outreach efforts in concert with advising staff by updating social media and assisting in maintaining website content;
Assist LSJ advising staff with quarterly new major orientation and other quarterly and annual advising-related events and programming;
Assist LSJ majors in locating appropriate internship sites, support outreach efforts to internship partners, and assist in facilitating quarterly career readiness course;
Participate in college and community advising and outreach events; Maintain liaison relationship with student services offices across campus; Assist in selection of students for academic and service awards; Participate in ongoing professional development opportunities.
| Bachelors' Degree in Social Sciences, Humanities, or Arts AND a minimum of two years of experience. |
Advising experience in a four-year higher education institution
Demonstrated ability to work effectively and creatively in a collaborative work environment
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
| Experience working with and supporting a diverse student population |
Demonstrated ability to provide effective communications outreach, including creative use of social media
Knowledge of University of Washington academic procedures, policies and administrative systems (e.g., SDB, DARS, MyPlan).
|CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:|
Appointment to this position is contingent upon obtaining satisfactory results from a criminal background check
Application Process :
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