ACADEMIC ADVISOR

Posting Details

Security Sensitive Position? Yes Hours of Work 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM M-F
Position Details

Posting Number TSU202403 Official TSU Title ACADEMIC ADVISOR Grant Title N/A Job Description Summary / TWC Summary

Under general supervision provides academic advisement and consultation to students regarding academic planning, progress, and/or problems.

Essential Duties Summary

• Reviews transcripts to ensure eligibility for admission to a specific program and evaluates 9transfer credits and applicability to program requirements.
• Answers inquiries and resolves problems relaled to curriculum and course prerequisites for students.
• Advises and assists students with selection of a major field of study, course selection, and class schedule.
• Advises and assists students in the development of academic plans and class schedules to transition to specific undergraduate academic department.
• Monitors student academic progress. Discusses academic and probation problems and advises students of corrective action to improve academic performance.
• Identifies, communicates with, and monitors the academic activities of students and program compliance.
• Prepares, maintains and updates files to ensure coursework and other specific program requirements are met by students. Generates required statistical reports to fulfill University and outside agency requirements.
• Assists faculty, athletic coaches, and other counseling personnel by providing records, evaluations, and other requested data or information to process admission or graduation requests and to aid in resolution of academic problems.
• Assists students in overcoming educational and personal problems, and study skills deficiencies. Refers students to counselors, if necessary.
• Assists in formulating procedures and making decisions involving the application of academic suspension regulations, as appropriate.
• Assists in the planning, development, and implementation of orientation programs for students.
• Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

% FTE

1.0

Hiring Range $41,976.00 - $52,470.00 Education

Bachelor’s degree or higher.

Required Licensing/Certification

Valid Texas Driver’s License preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:
• Policies, procedures, practices and equipment.
• Microsoft Office Professional or similar applications.

Skill in:
• Problem-solving and decision-making.
• Multitasking and time management.
• Both verbal and written communication.

Ability to:
• Prepare detailed reports.
• Work independently.

Work Experience

Three (3) years to five (5) years of related experience.

Working/Environmental Conditions

Prolonged standing and/or walking.
Handling light weight objects.
Using or carrying equipment.

Desired start date Position End Date (if temporary)
UA EEO Statement

It is the policy of Texas Southern University to provide a work environment that is free from discrimination for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, individuals with disability, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its programs, activities, admissions or employment policies. This policy of equal opportunity is strictly observed in all University employment-related activities such as advertising, recruiting, interviewing, testing, employment training, compensation, promotion, termination, and employment benefits. This policy expressly prohibits harassment and discrimination in employment based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, genetic history, national origin, individuals with disability, age, citizenship status, or protected veteran status. This policy shall be adhered to in accordance with the provisions of all applicable federal, state and local laws, including, but not limited to, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

Manual of Administrative Policies and Procedures

Close Date 02/03/2021 Open Until Filled (overrides close field) No Special Instructions to Applicants Open to all applicants. Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Bachelor’s degree or higher?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have three (3) to five (5) years of related experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have a valid Texas Driver's license?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Official Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Reference Letter 1
  3. Reference Letter 2
  4. Reference Letter 3


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