Assistant Vice Provost, Academic Advising
University of Arizona

Tucson, Arizona

Posted in Education and Training


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The Assistant Vice Provost of Academic Advising provides vision and oversight for all academic advising processes and practices at the University, including the development and execution of a holistic campus wide advising model, faculty and staff training and professional development, coordination of technology, student advisement at orientation/transfer student events and assessment/improvement of advising processes. This position a part of the Undergraduate Education leadership team in the Office of the Provost. The successful candidate will be responsible for working directly with and developing programs for, special populations of students such as first-year students, transfer students, undecided students, at-risk student populations and students on academic probation.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Plan, direct, and evaluate a comprehensive campus wide academic advisement program in coordination with Provost's Office, academic associate deans, program chairs, faculty and professional advisors, Athletics/CATS Academics, Student Engagement and Career Development, Dean of Students, Advising Resource Center, Registrar's Office, Enrollment Management, Student Success and Retention Innovation, and all other relevant units.
  • Develop, implement, and assess campus wide and college-level academic advising goals in collaboration with associate deans and college advising directors.
  • Promote the use of effective practices and innovations in campus wide academic advising and early alert/warning referral procedures, along with campus wide systems to implement these innovations.
  • Oversee the design and implementation of effective training programs and ongoing professional development for faculty, CATS academics Counselors and professional advisors to ensure that students are provided an outstanding and consistent academic advising experience aligned with the best practices in this field.
  • Contribute to the development of innovative systems that support the delivery of information regarding students' academic performance throughout the semester to departments/colleges, academic advisors, and student support units.
  • Contribute to the development of campus wide systems for monitoring the academic progress of student cohorts, including the students in specific academic programs, undeclared students, transfer students, at-risk students, etc.
  • Work collaboratively with New Student/Transfer Student Orientation staff to develop registration processes that facilitate students in transition to the University of Arizona.
  • Coordinate with Athletics/CATS Academic to ensure appropriate advising support for student athletes. Serve as a university liaison for the development of professional advising standards and practices (e.g., NACADA best practices). Develop relationships with community partners.
  • Collaborate with colleges to coordinate and oversee advising best practices and provide direction and leadership. Provide support for the development of robust analytical and reporting tools related to advising.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to consistently present a positive attitude and contribute to a harmonious team environment throughout the University of Arizona advising community.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and demanding environment, while maintaining a student-focused service orientation.
  • Must possess the ability to manage and coordinate multiple projects and office activities simultaneously while completing assigned tasks in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Highly self-directed, well organized, detail oriented, and comfortable completing tasks with a minimum of direct supervision.
  • High proficiency in written communication, along with polished oral communication skills.


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