YesHours of Work:
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM M-FPosting Number:
TSU202365Official TSU Title:
ACADEMIC ADVISORGrant Title:
ACADEMIC ADVISORJob 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.
$41,976.00 - $62,964.00Education:
Bachelor’s degree or higher.Required Licensing/Certification:
Valid Texas Driver’s License preferred.Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
•Policies, procedures, practices and equipment.
•Microsoft Office Professional or similar applications.
•Problem-solving and decision-making.
•Multitasking and time management.
•Both verbal and written communication.
•Prepare detailed reports.
Three (3) years to five (5) years of related experience. Has experience working with individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds.Leadership/Supervisory Responsibilities:
N/AWork Complexity/Budget Authority:
N/AIndependent Judgment/Decision Making/Problem Solving Skills:
N/ACustomer Service Relationships:
Prolonged standing and/or walking.
Handling light weight objects.
Using or carrying equipment.
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.
11/26/2020Open Until Filled (overrides close field) :
NoSpecial Instructions to Applicants:
Open to all applicants.