ACADEMIC ADVISOR

Location
Houston, TX
Posted
Nov 13, 2020
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Academic Advising
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Security Sensitive Position?:

Yes

Hours of Work:

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM M-F

Posting Number:

TSU202365

Official TSU Title:

ACADEMIC ADVISOR

Grant Title:

ACADEMIC ADVISOR

Job Description Summary / TWC Summary:

Under general supervision provides academic advisement and consultation to students regarding academic planning, progress, and/or problems.

This is a Grant Funded position.

Essential Duties Summary:

•Advocates for coaches’ students in order to help them succeed holistically on TSU campus and beyond.
•Collaborates with other campus divisions/department to ensure students in caseload are succeeding and meet the performance level required to maintain good academic standards.
•Recruits both current and incoming student who meet the definition of “at risk” according to the grant standards for inclusion in program cohort.
•Works with students to develop an educational plan with a clear pathway to graduation.
•Plans and delivers TRIO SSS orientation and other workshops as needed by cohort students.
•Coordinates and delivers individualized coaching and counseling activities of academic needs as well as co-curricular interests.
•Facilitates social and academic integration to support student engagement.
•Maintains frequent contact with students.
•Trains student leaders on student success and mentoring in relation to careers, financial literacy, academic excellence, student engagement and service, and other areas of student success and the collegiate experience.
•Facilities FAFSA completions and related requirements.
•Develops, implements, coordinates, and integrates retention strategies, and assessment evaluations.
•Maintains awareness of internal and external resources to make appropriate referrals.
•Maintains confidential documentation and data collection for all student contacts.
•Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

% FTE:

1.0

Hiring Range:

$41,976.00 - $62,964.00

Education:

Bachelor’s degree or higher.

Required Licensing/Certification:

Valid Texas Driver’s License preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of:
•Policies, procedures, practices and equipment.
•Microsoft Office Professional or similar applications.

Skill in:
•Problem-solving and decision-making.
•Multitasking and time management.
•Both verbal and written communication.

Ability to:
•Prepare detailed reports.
•Work independently.

Work Experience:

Three (3) years to five (5) years of related experience. Has experience working with individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Leadership/Supervisory Responsibilities:

N/A

Work Complexity/Budget Authority:

N/A

Independent Judgment/Decision Making/Problem Solving Skills:

N/A

Personal/Organizational Contacts:

N/A

Customer Service Relationships:

N/A

Working/Environmental Conditions:

Prolonged standing and/or walking.
Handling light weight objects.
Using or carrying equipment.

UA EEO Statement:

It is the policy of Texas Southern University to provide a work environment that is free from discrimination for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, individuals with disability, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its programs, activities, admissions or employment policies. This policy of equal opportunity is strictly observed in all University employment-related activities such as advertising, recruiting, interviewing, testing, employment training, compensation, promotion, termination, and employment benefits. This policy expressly prohibits harassment and discrimination in employment based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, genetic history, national origin, individuals with disability, age, citizenship status, or protected veteran status. This policy shall be adhered to in accordance with the provisions of all applicable federal, state and local laws, including, but not limited to, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

Manual of Administrative Policies and Procedures

Close Date:

11/26/2020

Open Until Filled (overrides close field) :

No

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Open to all applicants.