University of Washington
Professional Staff Payroll Title Series Descriptor
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|Payroll Title||Academic Counselor|
|Typical Responsibilities|| |
Counsels or advises students and/or prospective students regarding course majors, career options, academic planning, degree requirements, interpretation of course major and graduation requirements, university and program admissions, or readmission and related matters.Evaluates applicants for admission to schools or to specific courses of study. Works with other counselors to develop advising materials and/or counseling resources for students.
|Supervisory Responsibility|| |
Supervision of staff is not required, but is commonly found at higher grades in the series. Supervisors have the authority to hire staff, evaluate job performance, and take corrective action if performance is not acceptable.
|Overtime Eligibility|| |
FLSA overtime status is based on the position's duties and responsibilities, and whether or not the position's gross salary is less than the federal FLSA salary basis test or the Washington state salary basis test, whichever is higher. Please visit the Compensation website for current information on FLSA overtime eligibility.
|Professional Staff Exemption|| |
Counseling of Students: Individuals responsible for directing and/or participating in providing academic, athletic, career, medical, financial aid, student activity, and/or personal counseling to students.
|Sample Working Titles|| |
|Alternative Payroll Titles|| |
At least 50% of a position's time should be spent on directly counseling students or managing the counseling of students. Grade 5 intern positions classified as overtime eligible are expected to remain as trainee positions only while the incumbent is gaining the necessary skills to move to a higher level position.
Payroll title descriptors provide a general idea of the type of work performed by jobs assigned to payroll titles in a series. Descriptors do not and are not intended to represent all possible positions in the payroll title series. Payroll title and grade assignments for a professional staff position are based on its position-specific job description (see Professional Staff Position Description form).
Descriptor version date: 5/3/2011 11:21:43 AM