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Senior Academic Advisor, Online BBA Program
Anderson School of Management in Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Date Posted 05/02/2019
Graduate Business School -Admin-Student Services
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled

Requisition ID


Working Title

Senior Academic Advisor, Online BBA Program

Position Grade


Position Summary


The Anderson School of Management (ASM) is seeking an experienced, technologically savvy academic advisor to fill the position of Senior Academic Advisor for the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Managed Online Program, which is a degree completion program with online course offerings every eight weeks. 

This position will work in-person and in a virtual environment with students from around the country, including many who are juggling demanding careers and family life. A high-touch approach to advising will be required to ensure that students are optimizing their academic success.

This individual will be responsible for providing academic advisement, guidance and progress-tracking for meeting program milestones for incoming and continuing students. They will assist in recruiting activities to attract new students and coordinate outreach and orientation. They will also provide support in the development, implementation and marketing of programs and should be comfortable using web conferencing software. 

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of producing high-quality results, successfully maintaining progress across multiple projects and deadlines, working efficiently with minimal supervision, and adapting to changing priorities.  This person will be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing as evidenced by the applicant’s cover letter and resume.  This dynamic individual will demonstrate excellence in customer service and the ability to work with a variety of students, faculty, staff and members of the business community in order to promote student success and align with the vision and mission of ASM and UNM

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment

  • This position is represented by a labor union and is subject to the terms and conditions of the USUNM Collective Bargaining Agreement.

  • If this position is assigned to the Athletics Department, either administratively or functionally, compliance with all NCAA rules and regulations is required.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree; at least 1 year of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of/with:

UNM Core Curriculum and Anderson Pre-Admission requirements, undergraduate degree program requirements, and New Mexico Articulation policies.

Experience with/in:

Evaluating and reviewing transcripts from a variety of institutions around the country.

Effective written and communication skills as demonstrated in applicant cover letter, resume, and writing sample.

Presentation skills.  Outreach, recruitment, orientation, and retention program implementation skills.

Organizing and coordinating web based learning workshops.

Academic advisement, program coordination.

Must be able to travel and work some evenings and weekends.

Excellent customer service and technical data skills.

Demonstrated skills in multitasking, problem solving, and analyzing program, university, and/or curriculum/graduation requirements.

Additional Requirements



Main - Albuquerque, NM


ASM Administration (224B)

Employment Type


Staff Type

Regular - Full-Time

Term End Date





$14.98 - $22.47 (Hourly)

Benefits Eligible

This is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.

ERB Statement

Temporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.

Background Check Required


For Best Consideration Date


Application Instructions

Resume, Cover Letter and Writing Sample are required for this position. Your writing sample should answer the following questions: 1) What makes you an outstanding advisor for serving students from a variety of backgrounds? 2) How would you establish expectations with students in an online environment regarding their responsibilities? 3) A student has emailed you inquiring about the Managed Online BBA program, please provide your sample email response.


Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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