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Academic Advisor IV

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San Antonio TAMUSA

Full time
R-014632


Job Title
Academic Advisor IV

Agency
Texas A&M University - San Antonio

Department
Office Of Academic Advising

Proposed Minimum Salary
Commensurate

Job Location
San Antonio, Texas

Job Type
Staff

Job Description

The Academic Advisor IV, under general supervision, develops and leads ongoing projects and programs that require significant collaboration with campus partners; advising students concerning their educational and career goals, academic requirements, and related personal concerns; provides information on and refers students to University resources that can assist in meeting their needs and deadlines.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides academic advice and guidance to students. Advises students with academic, probationary, and financial concerns and determines possible courses of action. Verifies completion of degree requirements. Approves and signs degree plans, course substitutions, add/drops, Q drops, withdraws, and change of curriculums. Approves, establishes, and monitors student probationary terms. Approves and signs no grade drops, no record drops, and applications for readmissions.
  • Verifies completion of degree requirements. Reviews and provides input on scholarship applications. Monitors student progress and degree requirements. Develops and implements student support programs and serves as an ombudsperson to facilitate retention.
  • Answers inquiries and provides information to prospective students, students, and parents. Meets with and refers students to available resources and departments.
  • Develops and presents training materials and programs. May conduct new student orientation. Provides oversight of students during new student orientation and registers new students. Develops and supervises systems for maintaining records of student contacts. May teach courses.
  • Interprets policies and procedures. Interacts with faculty to provide an exchange of information and to enhance the advisement of students. Prepares academic and advising reports. Assists in the development of grant and funding proposals for enhancement programs for students.
  • Develops and revises informational material, handbooks, and newsletters. Develops and conducts high school, community college, and college recruitment programs. Communicates with high schools and community colleges to identify students for recruitment.
  • Coordinates the direction of professional and support personnel.
  • Performs mentoring and training to new staff.
  • May supervise or direct functions of the office.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned.

Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in applicable field and five years of related experience in advising.and recruiting.


KSAs
  • Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications. Knowledge of student information systems, degree planning, and degree audits.
  • Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others. Ability to present information clearly and concisely. Ability to work with sensitive information and maintain confidentiality. Excellent written communication, analytical, interpersonal, and organizational skills.


Licensing:
  • Valid Driver's license.


APPLICATION PROCESS:

Applications are accepted only through the online job portal at:

http://www.tamusa.edu/humanresources/job-opportunities/index.html

For Internal Applicants:

Go to your Workday Profile to upload your resume:

1) Select CAREER

2) From top of bar, select EDUCATION

3) Upload your resume by selecting the button - UPLOAD MY EXPERIENCE

4) Select file and submit resume

Applicants must complete the online application by either downloading your resume to auto-populate the application, or manually complete the application fields.

After the Work History section in the application process, you can select UPLOAD to attach the following required documents.

1) Cover letter to include (3) professional references; and

2) Resume

For External Applicants:

Applicants must complete the online application by either downloading your resume to auto-populate the application, or manually complete the application fields.

After the Work History section in the application process, you can select UPLOAD to attach the following required documents.

1) Cover letter to include (3) professional references; and

2) Resume

Please ensure that all required documents are uploaded prior to submitting the application . Once application is submitted, no changes or revisions can be made.

In compliance with ADA, if accommodations are needed for the application process, please contact HR at (210) 784-2058.

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.

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Job No:
Posted: 11/27/2018
Application Due: 12/12/2018
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