Academic Advisor 498396
Academic Advisor 498396
Position Type: Staff
Position Number: 498396
Department: College of Engineering Dept
Job Summary/Basic Function:
Duties: The duties of the position will be advising, scheduling courses and registering 300 Engineering students each semester; reviewing credits for transferring students; conducting end of semester review of student grades; reviewing course schedules to reduce schedule conflicts with other departments as well as engineering; communicating with prospective students and parents to prepare for acceptance into Lamar's engineering program.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university required. Engineering advising or related experience is desirable. Superior oral/written communication skills and knowledge of Microsoft applications, high level organizational and interpersonal skills a must. Demonstrated ability to work with individuals as necessary for the implementation of this program. Official transcripts are required at the time of employment. This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code §51.215.
Other Specifications: Attention to detail, ability to multi-task, and dependability a must.
Preferred Qualifications: Engineering advising experience at a four-year university, excellent listening skills, and desire to deliver high quality customer service to students. Ability to work with sensitive information and to maintain the highest level of confidentiality. Ability to work as part of a team in a very fast-paced environment. Familiarity with student records system and extensive computer skills.
Lamar University is proud to provide employment preference to veteran applicants in accordance with Texas SB 805, Section 657.003.
Security Sensitive Statement:
This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.
Posting Date: 06/16/2017
Close Date: 6/30/2017
Open Until Filled: No
To apply, visit https://jobs.lamar.edu/.
Lamar University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Lamar University not to discriminate on the basis of non-relevant criteria including, but not limited to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status in its educational programs, activities, admissions or employment practices.