Academic Advisor I - (STA007171)

Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 14, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Provides information and advice to enrolled and prospective students regarding the academic programs offered by the University or a specific department, including requirements for admission and retention through graduation.

  1. Advises enrolled and prospective students regarding academic programs and curriculum.
  2. Analyzes and processes degree plans, graduation applications, grade change forms, and general petitions.
  3. Maintains students' files updated throughout their academic careers and makes changes to records as necessary.
  4. Analyzes and processes requests for readmission from academic suspension, and financial aid reinstatements; provides retention services for students on probation.
  5. May assist in conducting orientation sessions for groups of incoming freshmen and transfer students.
  6. Processes Veteran's Administration paperwork, writes graduation verification letters, and provides financial aid appeals.
  7. May assist in recruiting high school and community college students and may make presentations at special events.
  8. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.


This position resides in the Office of Undergraduate Studies in the College of Education. The position will be responsible for advising undergraduate Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) students. Advisors are expected to provide proactive developmental advising to support student success. Advisors are also responsible for records management and student support through UH technology and tools. Candidate should be prepared to serve in a fast-paced environment where customer service, teamwork and problem solving are important.

The following documentation must be submitted:
•Cover letter delineating the manner in which your work experience applies to the job posting
•Complete UH application with salary history
•Three work references. The hiring department expects you to name current or past supervisors. NOTE: We will maintain your confidentiality and notify you in advance of contacting any of your references. References will be contacted after the interviewing.

Qualifications :

Bachelors and 1 year experience

Requires a thorough understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of an analytical, technical or professional discipline; or the basic knowledge of more than one professional discipline. Knowledge of the discipline is normally obtained through a formal, directly job-related 4 year degree from a college or university or an equivalent in-depth specialized training program that is directly related to the type of work being performed. Requires a minimum of one (1) year of directly job-related experience.

Notes to Applicant: 1003337

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