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Training & Professional Dev Specialist at University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Wed, May 30, 2018 10:48 AM | Shannon Poppe (Administrator)

For more information or to apply, visit the UNL Employment Website.

Department: Career Services-0960

Requisition Number: S_180386

Posting Open Date: 05/11/2018

Application Review Date: 06/04/2018     

Open Until Filled: Yes

Posted Salary:  $45,000 minimum

Description of Work      

Lead efforts to establish and provide campus-wide training and professional development for Academic Advisors, Career Advisors/Coaches, as well as campus partners, faculty, staff, and students on advising/career related services, systems, resources, policies and procedures. Reporting to the Director of University Advising and Career Services, the Coordinator will integrate the connected and overlapping impact of academic advisors and career advisors/coaches on students. Will design training and professional development by closely collaborating with leaders in the advising and career development communities. Audiences will include both new and experienced staff. Serves as an active member of leadership committees in both communities.

Training will leverage and promote the centrally coordinated and de-centrally delivered model of academic advising and career development at the University. The coordinator will align training and professional development activities with best practice standards and competencies as articulated by the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA), the National Association for Colleges and Employers (NACE) and Council for the Advancement of Standards (CAS) in Higher Education. The coordinator will engage in assessment of training/professional development and may assist in the provision of 1:1 advising/coaching services during high traffic times.

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.

Minimum Required Qualifications          

Master’s degree plus four years of related experience in higher education required. Experience in advising/career coaching related areas, such as student affairs will be highly considered. Evident of 1:1 student interaction/advising necessary. Must have demonstrated organizational, time management, writing, and public speaking skills. Experience must demonstrate as ability to learn extensive requirements, policies and procedures, and use of various student information systems and platforms.

Preferred Qualifications              

Experience providing developmental training to professionals preferred. Ability to evaluate programs and initiatives helpful. Demonstrated experience successfully collaborating across departments desirable. Prefer instructional design and technology proficiency.

For questions or accommodations related to this position contact             

Bill Watts


Job Type: Full-Time

Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding?    No

Planned Hire Date: ASAP

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