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PACE Advising Center Academic Advisor I (Multiple Openings)

Texas State University-San Marcos
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Dec 21, 2022

Posting Information

Posting Information

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Posting/Functional Title

PACE Advising Center Academic Advisor I (Multiple Openings)

University Pay Plan Title

Academic Advisor I


San Marcos


PACE Advising Center

Recruitment Type

Open to All

Job Type


Monthly Salary


Job Category


Required Qualifications: Applicants must specifically address how they meet these required qualifications to meet the requirements of the position.

• Bachelor’s degree.
• Evidence of attention to detail, as demonstrated in a grammatically-correct cover letter and complete application.
• Work experience with college students or adolescents.
• Demonstrated interest in working with a diverse student population.

Preferred Qualifications

• Advanced degree or hours toward advanced degree.
• Experience as an academic advisor in a college setting.
• Experience working with first-year college students.
• Bilingual (English-Spanish).

Job Description

Responsible for providing quality undergraduate advising and serving as an advisor and resource to first-year students, prospective students, and their support systems.

Job Duties

• Provide proactive and holistic academic advising to first-year students.
• Assist first-year students in the major exploration process.
• Guide students in the completion of admissions requirements for majors.
• Assist students with course schedules and the selection of courses for their first year at Texas State.
• Recognize and address the needs and concerns of a diverse student population.
• Assist students in interpreting degree audit reports, transcripts, and complex academic policies. Perform complicated calculations such as grade point average calculations.
• Provide referrals to other offices and services on campus.
• Maintain confidential student files and records by keeping accurate and thorough documentation of all advising interactions.
• Provide general information and outstanding customer service to prospective students, parents, and other members of the public.
• Communicate and collaborate with academic departments and other university divisions.
• Participate in university recruitment and retention efforts and events such as New Student Orientation and Bobcat Day
• Conduct presentations.
• Provide clerical and administrative assistance.
• Perform other duties as assigned.
• Normal working hours are M-F 8-5, but some night/weekend work is required for participation in events.

Additional Information to Applicants

You are applying for a position at the PACE Academic Advising Center. Please note that advising positions are allocated to advising centers based on business needs and may be reallocated with changes in enrollment or center responsibilities.

Job Open Date


Job Close Date (posting closes at midnight)

Open Until Filled


Normal Work Days

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Normal Work Hours Start


Normal Work Hours End


Posting Notices

You will be required to electronically attach a resume and cover letter to your application.

Legal and Required Notices

Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE .

Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.

Why work @ Texas State?

• Amazing health insurance: various coverage options starting your first day of employment for full-time employees with Texas State paying 100% of the employee premium and 50% for your dependents!
• Generous paid time off: vacation, holidays, sick days and many more!
• Excellent work life balance resources: mother and family-friendly resources in addition to a comprehensive FREE wellness program
• Great training and development opportunities: choose from a variety of classroom and online course offerings, learning resources, certifications, and employee educational support programs.
• An inclusive Bobcat community: join our many social networks offered on and off-campus
• Retirement peace of mind: TRS pension, retirement plans and voluntary saving options with generous employer contributions

By joining the Texas State Bobcat team, you’ll be a part of one of the most beautiful, diverse, and growing universities in the nation.

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