Academic Advisor II - (STA007220)

Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 21, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Provides information to and advises both enrolled and prospective students regarding the academic programs offered by the University or a specific department, including requirements for admission and retention through graduation; may coordinate the work of entry-level academic advisors.

  1. Advises enrolled and prospective students regarding academic programs and curriculums.
  2. Analyzes and processes degree plans, graduation applications, grade change forms, and general petitions.
  3. Maintains student 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 new students.
  6. May assist in recruiting high school and community college students and may make presentations at special events.
  7. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Additional Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of student record database systems, including PeopleSoft, Navigate, and FileMaker Pro.
  • Experience in working with academic cohorts as this position will work with both the Data & Society and Global Engagement and Research minor programs.
  • Excellent verbal/written communication and presentation skills, such as publications or presentations at professional meetings and conferences.
  • Experience in student development, success, and retention.
  • Evidence of implementation and execution of programs.
  • Ability to work with people from a variety of culturally diverse backgrounds.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Ability to manage projects through student volunteers and/or employees.

*Department willing to accept Education in lieu of experience. *


Qualifications :

Bachelors and 3 years 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 three (3) years of directly job-related experience.

Notes to Applicant: cgarcia2194

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