Academic Advisor - Uvalde

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Instructions to applicants

Due to COVID19 restrictions put in place by the local, state and federal government, Sul Ross State University is temporarily suspending posting of new positions and hiring to fill vacancies. We will continue to review the situation as it unfolds, to lift restrictions at the earliest possible time.

Job TitleAcademic Advisor - UvaldeLocationUvaldeDepartmentDean Rio Grande CollegeJob No.Posting Date01/21/2020End DateUntil FilledNoAppointment DateSalary$32,000Required

One year academic guidance/academic counseling experience; Bachelor’s degree; or a combination of education and experience.

Preferred

Ability to effectively utilize computer application programs and ability to learn new software; Experience in working with diverse populations/college students/faculty; Excellent oral and written communication skills;
Bilingual (English/Spanish).

Primary Responsibilities

Sul Ross State University- Del Rio, Eagle Pass, Uvlade seeks highly motivated and charismatic individual to advise prospective, new and returning students. The Academic Advisor at each campus in Del Rio, Eagle Pass, and Uvalde will assist academic departments with academic plan, advisement interpretation and implementation of university policies and procedures in the areas of student enrollment. Provides information to, and advises both enrolled and prospective students regarding the academic programs offered by the University or a specific department, including requirements for admission and retention through graduation.

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to; Advises prospective and current students about academic degree requirements and selection of courses. Maintains students’ files (Degree Works/Banner). Facilitates updates and changes as necessary. Assists with outreach events and orientation sessions. Audits student records for curriculum, major/minor and graduation requirements. Refers students with academic discrepancies to proper officials for further action. Coordinates communications to students regarding course scheduling, core, major/minor requirements. Advises students with Career Pathways Degree Plans (Southwest Texas Junior College and Sul Ross State University degree agreement). Maintains student records for degree requirements using academic evaluation system. Assists with registration of new and returning students. Assigns Faculty Academic Advisors. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Supervision: Reports to the Assistant Provost and Dean for Del Rio, Eagle Pass, and Uvalde campuses.

Working Conditions: Office; normal office hours Monday through Friday. Occasional work on Saturday required.

Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Human Resources Director. Exempt from overtime provisions.

Special Instructions Summary
Electronic applications are required and must include a cover letter, CV, and the names and contact information of at least three references.

Responsible for personal safety and the safety of others; must exercise due caution and practice safe work habits at all times.

Position is Security Sensitive.

Other Information

Texas Law requires a 60 day waiting period before new state employees are eligible to enroll in health insurance.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
It is the policy of Sul Ross State University to provide equal employment opportunity for all persons in accordance with their individual, job related qualifications and without consideration of race, creed, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status and ancestry. Equal employment opportunities shall be afforded in all personnel actions or decisions including, but not necessarily limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, upgrading, promotion, demotion, termination and salary. Retaliation is prohibited against a person who opposes a discriminatory practice, files a charge, testifies, assists or participates in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

About SRSU

Sul Ross State University is a non-residential, upper level institution offering junior, senior and graduate courses in the liberal arts non-traditional with an enrollment of approximately 1,000 students each semester. Sul Ross State University offers classes at Eagle Pass, Del Rio, and Uvalde in the southwest Texas border region.

See http://www.sulross.edu

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