Assistant Director for Academic Advising

Employer
Texas A&M University Corpus Christi
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Jun 08, 2021
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time



Job Title
Assistant Director for Academic Advising

Agency
Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

Department
Provost & Academic Vice President

Proposed Minimum Salary
Commensurate

Job Location
Corpus Christi, Texas

Job Type
Staff

Job Description

PURPOSE
  • The Assistant Director of Academic Advising is responsible for successfully implementing, managing, and assessing first-year advising on Texas A&M - Corpus Christi's campus. The Assistant Director position serves as a supervisor, central resource, and contact for approximately eight academic advisors. In coordination with Academic Advising leadership, the Assistant Director ensures all first-year advisors are trained and equipped to provide undergraduate students with the highest quality advisement possible. This position possesses up-to-date information on Texas A&M - Corpus Christi's academic colleges, works closely with orientation staff, facilitates pathways towards degree completion in coordination with colleges, and recommends standardized advisement practices.


DESCRIPTION

Functional Area 1: Operations

Percent Effort: 55%
  • Manage activities related to the first-year academic advising program, including determining advisor/advisee caseloads, ratios, and student assignments.
  • Supervises the day-to-day operations of the first-year advising program. Provides guidance and direction to staff involved in department services and programs.
  • Participates in the strategic planning for assigned areas and assists the Director in developing and implementing the overall departmental strategic plan.

Functional Area 2: Program Management

Percent Effort: 35%
  • Serve as a Lead Advisor and advises students as needed. Cross-train in multiple majors and disciplines and assumes a caseload as needed. Meet with prospective students and parents and provides general University information.
  • Model the core values for the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) Academic Advisor.
  • Generate reports on student trends, risk-indicators, usage data, etc. utilizing technology, including Starfish software. Communicate and discuss findings with constituents.

Functional Area 3: Supervisory Management

Percent Effort: 10%
  • Hire and supervises up to First- Year/Undergraduate Advisors. Develops and implements onboard training, cross-training, professional development opportunities, and continuous feedback to advisors through the evaluation process.
  • Evaluate effectiveness and efficiency of advisement delivered by first-year/undergraduate advisors to students. Conduct data analysis projects; implement assessment initiatives designed to enrich advising and case management.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Executive Director of Academic Advising and Student Success or other appropriate administrators.


QUALIFICATIONS
  • Master's degree in Student Personnel, Higher Education Administration, or related field.
  • Six (6) years of related experience in student services program.
  • Additional experience may be considered as a substitution for the minimum requirements.
    • Bachelor's degree and eight years of relevant experience.
  • Strong critical thinking, memorization, attention to detail, and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently while developing strong collaborative relationships.
  • Ability to exercise excellent professional judgment and discretion, making decisions regularly that impact student welfare and the institution.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Experience with student success technology platforms.
  • Experience working with first-year and transfer students.


All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.


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