Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jun 10, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Posting Details

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

Posting Number TSU202456 Official TSU Title ACADEMIC ADVISOR, OSS Grant Title N/A Job Description Summary / TWC Summary

Under general supervision is responsible to assist students from admission to graduation by advising on the selection of major and the subsequent classes that align with chosen major.

Essential Duties Summary

• • Advises and assist students with selection of major and classes.
• Processes academic suspension/probation appeals.
• Works with the Office of Student Services, TSU Registrar, and other campus offices on related matters such as graduation applications, registration, commencement, etc.
• Coordinates interviews for program candidates.
• Transcripts evaluations of incoming students.
• Attends and participates in college/university recruiting events.
• Attends and participates in college/university student, outreach and special events and ceremonies.
• Performs other job-related duties as assigned.



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

Bachelor’s degree or higher.

Master’s degree preferred.

Required Licensing/Certification

Valid Texas Driver’s License preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:
• Multiple disciplines and serves as an ultimate subject matter expert in several professional disciplines and is the “go-to” expert on principles, methods and procedures.
• Requires seasoned skills in the job function or professional discipline; performs more complex but expected work for a fully competent incumbent in the function or discipline; demonstrates an understanding of most work routines, rules, procedures and operations; may give advice to other, less experienced positions or provide technical leadership to job classifications performing similar work.
• Technical and functional principles and procedures.
• Microsoft Office Professional or similar applications.

Skill in:
• Problem-solving and decision-making.
• Strong time management skills.
• Excellent verbal and written communication.

Ability to:
• Prepare detailed reports.
• Create methods and approaches to handle unique situations.
• Work independently.
• Advise and communicate effectively.

Work Experience

more than three (3) years of related experience higher education academic advising.

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 06/22/2021 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 valid Texas Drivers License?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree or higher? (Master's degree preferred)
    • Bachelor's Degree or Higher
    • Master's Degree
    • None of the above
  3. * Do you have more than three (3) years of related experience in higher education academic advising?
    • 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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