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UTKCG Temporary Student Services Specialist & Advisor/College of Nursing

University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN
Closing date
Feb 16, 2023

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Student & Scholar Services
Position Type
Employment Type
Organization Type
College / University
The University of Tennessee's Career Gateway is looking to fill the temporary assignment of Student Services Specialist & Advisor with the College of Nursing. Through temporary assignment placements, Career Gateway allows the opportunity to work with various departments while gaining valuable work experience. Each assignment has differing pay rates, work schedules, and lengths of assignments. Please see job specifics below and if you have any questions please email

Mission: The Office of Student Services serves all College of Nursing prospective, current and alumni students. We empower all students to take ownership of their education by providing individualized, comprehensive academic advising through challenge and support. We partner with campus community and external stakeholders to foster a learning environment that promotes diversity, academic engagement and student success.

Purpose: To guide students through their educational journey to become future nurse leaders.

Vision: We seek to provide quality academic advising to ensure timely graduation, achievement of academic and career goals while also fostering mattering and belonging in the university and college community.

The advisor/recruiter practicum position will support the Office of Student Services to fulfill it's mission by performing the duties as outlined below:
  • Advise prospective, newly admitted, and current students on academic, career, and personal issues and document interactions accordingly
  • Maintain thorough knowledge of degree requirements, policies, and procedures for current and proposed programs
  • Refer students to available online, campus-based, and off-campus resources and services
  • Educate students about curriculum, progression and admissions requirements, supplemental programs and opportunities
  • Host regular walk-in hours and scheduled appointments (including additional walk-in hours/appointments prior to add/drop and during open registration periods for faculty, staff, prospective and current students)
  • Ensure adherence to all university and college policies, student privacy/confidentiality and FERPA law.
  • Develop and facilitate outreach plan to assigned advisees and faculty
  • Assist with the management of the shared email account(s)
  • Assist with the management and professional development of faculty mentors
  • Contribute to the maintenance of advising and academic information (electronic and print)
  • Manage transfer course equivalencies, evaluations, and articulations
  • Read and share publications with advising staff to maintain knowledge about the educational role of academic advising in enhancing student learning and development
  • Assign students the appropriate advisor (Manage enrollment spreadsheet)
  • Maintain curriculum and catalog information on the college and university website to include the catalog
  • Meet with prospective students and parents
  • Attend special events to include evening and weekends
  • May require travel to events

Contact Information: To be considered for this opportunity, please send your resume and CV to

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