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Sylvia Mioduski, Director
University Learning Center
Chemistry 214
University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ  85721

(520) 621-9363  (voice)
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Date: Mon, 11 Dec 1995 15:54:32 -0600
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Subject: Position Announcement: Academic Counselor

                         THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA
                        SPECIAL SUPPORT SERVICES
                      ACADEMIC COUNSELOR (PS 5306)

BASIC FUNCTION AND RESPONSIBILITY:  To provide academic counseling and to
assist in the development, implementation, evaluation, and coordination of
academic support programming and to develop, implement, evaluate, and
coordinate on-campus academic and informational programs for undergraduate
Special Support Services participants.

CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 1.     Evaluate the admissions profiles of entering Special Support Services
        undergraduate students and review first-year course selections, given
        DELI profile indicators.

 2.     Participate in preregistration and registration activities.

 3.     Counsel a student caseload of 300 to 500.

 4.     Serve as a member of internal and external committees as assigned.

 5.     Participate in University orientation/registration programs for
entering
        undergraduate students.

 6.     Assist with the preparation, coordination, presentation of Special
        Support Services orientation programs.

 7.     Prepare special studies and/or reports.

 8.     Recommend and develop new academic support programs or modifications to
        existing academic support programs to increase retention and graduation.

 9.     Coordinate departmental programs, as assigned.

10.     Assist in the preparation and planning of programs on scholarships,
        careers, postbaccalaureate education, and majors, e.g., graduate and
        professional application and information workshops.

11.     Develop and maintain a summer research and internship and scholarship
        databank, as well as contact qualified/interested students.

12.     Other responsibilities as assigned by Director.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:  Supervision is received from the Coordinator of
Academic Support Programs of Special Support Services.  Further
coordination occurs with the Director and the Assistant Director for
Administration.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:  Functional supervision is exercised over four to
six part-time student employees and assigned support staff.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT:
A bachelor's degree in liberal arts or related area or an equivalent
combination of related education and experience is required.
Minimum of one year's experience interacting with students and colleagues
from diverse ethnic backgrounds is required.
Minimum of one year's experience in student counseling, advising, and/or
teaching is required.
Persons fluent in Spanish or a major Southeast Asian language are
encouraged to apply.
Some travel and evening and/or weekend work is required.

SALARY:  $24,390 (fiscal-year appointment)

APPLICATION PROCESS:
Send letter of application, resume, and three letters of reference (include
the telephone numbers of individuals providing references) to

        Sheila Vedder
        Special Support Services
        The University of Iowa
        310 Calvin Hall
        Iowa City, IA 52242-1315

This is an immediate opening.  The application deadline is January 5, 1996.

The University of Iowa is an Equal Opportunity/
Affirmative Action Employer