Posting Number AS186P Position Title Academic Advisor Contract Length 12 months Class Summary
Interviews and advises students regarding information, procedures and academic requirements of a specific program or major. Assists students in exploring careers, evaluating academic abilities, and setting goals.
Candidates Eligible to Apply Internal/External Position Type Exempt Staff Employment Status Full Time Position Funding Type Regular
Bachelor’s Degree and (2) years of experience in academic advising.
Masters Degree and (3) years of experience in academic advising
Bilingual (Spanish) preferred.
Minimum Knowledge & Skills
Knowledge (position requirements at entry):
• Texas core requirements;
• Career assessment programs;
• Business software programs;
• Course content and objectives.
Skills (position requirements at entry):
• Use of computers and related software application programs;
• Interviewing and advising;
• Interpreting college catalogs, course requirements and program parameters;
• Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.
Preferred Knowledge & Skills
Knowledge of Colleague and Navigate, and the ability to utilize various technology tools to assist in tracking of student retention.
Assess student’s stage of development and promote student growth by assisting student in establishing academic and career goals.
Advises students on academic and career issues: identifies the educational and career options appropriate for each student and assists with the analysis of each option. Sets up an action plan for student to explore alternative careers and related majors.
Identifies options for student to satisfy degree requirements; evaluates and makes recommendations on amendments/changes to student’s program of study; assists student in completion.
Monitors academic progress of students; determines eligibility and satisfactory progress towards degree; identifies current and potential needs or problem areas; refers student to appropriate campus resources for assistance.
Maintains student files and records.
Interprets and explains College policies and procedures.
Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.
Positions in this class typically require: stooping, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, fingering, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.
Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
Minimum Salary Range $46,389 Mid Point Salary Range . Maximum Salary Range $57,987 Posting Open Date 04/01/2021 Posting Close Date Posting Will Be Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant
Please NOTE : All applications must contain complete job histories, which include job title, dates of employment (month/year), name of employer, supervisors name and phone numbers and a description of duties performed. If this information is not submitted, your application may be considered incomplete. Applications with “See attached” or “See resume” will not be accepted in lieu of a complete application. Omission of data can be the basis for disqualification; you may state “unknown” for any incomplete fields. A scanned copy of unofficial transcript(s) must be attached to the online application.
College of the Mainland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, disability or veteran status.
College of the Mainland does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the recruitment and admission of students, the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, and the operation of its programs and activities, as specified by federal laws and regulations within Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and 1992.
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Documents Needed to Apply
- Cover Letter
- Transcripts (1 of 3)
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