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Offer: Academic Adviser I or II:Iowa State University

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Academic Adviser I or II

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Classification Information
University Title Academic Adviser I - 2050
Pay Grade 31
income Commensurate with qualifications
Base of Employment P - P&S
Job Category Professional and Scientific
Pay Frequency Monthly

Posting Details
Posting Number 80622P
Working Title Academic Adviser I or II
Advertised Employing Department English
Appointment Type Professional & Scientific - Continuous
Proposed Start Date 01/01/2019
Proposed End Date or Length of Term
Number of Months Employed Per Year 12
Full or Part Time Full-Time
Summary of tasks and Responsibilities
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the College of English at Iowa State University are seeking qualified candidates for an Academic Adviser I or II position to advise students in majors within the English Program.
This position will provide individual advising to students, serve the international student population, teach orientation and career courses, assist with student recruitment efforts, report on undergraduate statistics, and connect students to appropriate university resources as needed.
In addition to the tasks above, the Academic Adviser II position will have expanded program development responsibilities.
The prosperous candidate will possess a strong commitment to student success, strong written and verbal communication expertise, and the capability to resolve complex issues. In addition, the prosperous candidate will also have the capability to work with diverse populations including students, parents, faculty, staff, high school and community college counselors and advisers.
About Iowa State University and the Ames Community
Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-broad, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 34,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff.
Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in practice and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have practice working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents. The university has an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State University's Principles of Community.
Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted one of the best college towns in the nation.
Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, underrepresented populations, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.
All employees are expected to exhibit and convey good citizenship within the program, the department, college, university activities, collegial interactions, and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.
Required Education and practice
Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of related practice.
Supplemental Required Education and practice
The above requirements are for the Academic Adviser I.
Academic Adviser II: Bachelor's degree and 5 years of related practice; OR a Master's degree and 3 years of related practice
Preferred Education and practice
- Master's degree in linguistics, counseling, or higher education.
- Additional years of academic advising practice.
- practice advising linguistics students.
- practice teaching linguistics courses.
- PhD in linguistics or related field
Location (if other than Ames)
Additional Information
Department Contact Name Betsy K Happe
Department Contact Phone 5152948646
Department Contact Email
Department/Unit Website
Application Instructions
To apply for this position, please click on “Apply for this Job” and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:

1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae
2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter
3) Contact Information for Three References

If you have questions regarding this application process, please email E-Mail: or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.
Special Instructions Summary
Guaranteed Consideration Date 11/22/2018
Pre-Employment Screening
All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university's verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check and/or a consumer credit check.
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EO Statement
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, discapability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email E-Mail:

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
   » * Where did you first lgain about this vacancy?
   » ISU Employment Opportunities Website
   » ISU Employee
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   » Placement Office
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   » HERC Website
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   » Please indicate which specific website, placement office, trade journal, newspaper, or other resource influenced you to apply for this position.
(Open Ended Question)
   » * Please describe your practice in Academic Advising at an institution of higher learning.
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   » * Please describe your practice advising linguistics students.
(Open Ended Question)
   » * Please describe your practice with teaching linguistics courses.
(Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
   » Resume/Curriculum Vitae
   » Letter of Application/Cover Letter
   » Reference Contact InformationOptional Documents


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