Academic Advisor I

Location
San Marcos
Posted
Jul 06, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Academic Advising
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

San Marcos, TX

Texas State University

Academic Advisor I


Job Number: 2017366

Location: San Marcos

Department: Applied Arts Academic Advising Center

Recruitment Type: Open to All

Job Type: Full-Time

Monthly Salary: 2666.67

Job Category: Exempt

Required Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree required.
Demonstrated skill in using computer software: MS WORD, EXCEL, and POWERPOINT. (MUST INDICATE SPECIFIC SOFTWARE IN WHICH YOU HAVE EXPERIENCE ON THE APPLICATION OR RESUME.)
Demonstrated interpersonal skills in diverse work situations, working as a team member and making independent decisions as needed.
Ability to multi-task, organize and prioritize the work of others as well as his or her own.
Ability to work with difficult situations, time pressures and multitude of interruptions.
Demonstrated ability to perform math sufficient to calculate GPAs, percentages, and basic statistics for summarizing and interpreting data.
Demonstrated ability to interpret, apply and explain complex policies and procedures clearly and precisely.
Demonstrated ability for coherent and precise writing.
Demonstrated ability for attention to detail.
Ability to work hours outside of the Monday through Friday 8-5 (evenings and weekends.)

Preferred Qualifications:
Advanced degree
Academic advising experience.
Knowledge of Texas State’s academic policies and procedures.

Job Description:
Responsible for providing quality undergraduate advising to majors and pre-majors and to serve as an advisor and resource to prospective students and their parents.

Job Duties:
Advise students on topics related to academic majors and provide guidance & assistance with academic progress.
Assess advising of students for continuous improvement of advising services.
Collect data and prepare reports as needed.
Coordinate, plan, and prepare for advising sessions with individuals or small groups.
Conduct presentations.
Refer and or inform students of university resources.
Maintain confidential student files.
Assist in the preparation of detailed electronic degree audits.
Assist in processing applications & clearing candidates for graduation.
Assist with the review and dissemination of undergraduate catalog/curriculum information.
Disseminate policy and procedure information to students, departments and other university units.
Participate in University recruitment and retention efforts by participating in Bobcat Days, New Student Orientation, community college outreach and any other University function related to this effort.
Perform other duties as assigned.

Additional Information to Applicants:


Job Open Date: 07/05/2017

Job Close Date: 7/19/2017

Open Until Filled: No

Normal Work Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Normal Work Hours Start: 8:00AM

Normal Work Hours End: 5:00PM

Posting Notices:
YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO ELECTRONICALLY ATTACH A RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO YOUR APPLICATION.

Legal and Required Notices:
Texas State University, to the extent not in conflict with federal or state law, prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, veterans’ status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.


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.

For a detailed description of this position and to apply, visit jobs.hr.txstate.edu or call (512) 245-2557 or visit our office at 601 University Dr., J.C. Kellam Bldg., Suite 340.

About Texas State and San Marcos:
Texas State University is a emerging research institution located in the burgeoning Austin-San Antonio corridor and in the beautiful Texas Hill Country. It is the largest of eight campuses in the Texas State University System and one of the 75 largest universities in the country, with over 38,000 students and approximately 4,000 faculty and staff

Texas State is located in San Marcos, a growing community of over 50,000 people located about half way between Austin and San Antonio. Texas State enjoys a setting that is unique among Texas universities. The beauty of the crystal-clear San Marcos River and the stately cypress and pecan trees on the campus add to the charm of the university's picturesque setting. Our location on the banks of the San Marcos River provides outdoor recreational activities throughout the year.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon a criminal history background check.

Texas State University is a tobacco free campus.

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

Related links:
Apply Online at Texas State University
Texas State University main webpage
Summary of Benefits
Texas State University Human Resources
San Marcos, Texas Chamber of Commerce





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