Academic Advisor II

Employer
Texas A&M University - Central Texas
Location
Killeen TAMUCT
Closing date
Sep 14, 2021

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Job Details

Job location: Killeen TAMUCT


Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-07-19
Req: R-039773
Job Title

Academic Advisor II

Agency

Texas A&M University - Central Texas

Department

College of Business Administration

Proposed Minimum Salary

$3,166.67 monthly

Job Location

Killeen, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description

The Academic Advisor II, under general supervision, recruits and advises undergraduate students concerning their career goals and academic requirements; provides information on and refers students to University resources that can assist in meeting their needs or solving problems; may supervise projects.
Responsibilities:

  • Provides academic advice and guidance to students. Advises students with academic, probationary, and financial concerns and determines possible courses of action. Processes add/drops, Q drops, withdraws, and change of curriculums. May process course substitutions.
  • Reviews degree plans, academic records and test scores on file. Verifies completion of degree requirements. Reviews and provides input on scholarship applications. Monitors student progress and degree requirements, and fosters retention of students through mentoring, monitoring of student grades, and other support programs.
  • Answers inquiries and provides information to prospective students, students, and parents. Meets with and refers students to available resources and departments. Assists students with adds/drops, withdrawals, and changes of curriculum. Maintains records of student contacts.
  • Creates and gives presentations about the University to visiting groups and external stakeholders or community partners. Develops and presents training materials and programs. Participates in events, activities, and programs. Assists with family visits and group tours. Implements projects.
  • Provides leadership for faculty advisors on academic advising-related activities. Prepares academic and advising reports. Prepares course equivalency tables for in-house and external usage and works closely with department chairs on course rotations.
  • Develops and revises print materials as requested. Presents and distributes program opportunities at high schools. Communicates with feeder schools to identify potential students. Conducts various recruitment programs.
  • Coordinates and implements ECHS recruitment efforts. Assists ECHS academic and major/degree pathways development and develops statewide ECHS relationships. Develops and delivers in-person and virtual presentations for students, families, and personnel.
  • Maintains knowledge of Early College, Dual Enrollment and Career Pathway initiatives. Works with the Data Processing department to track ECHS students for persistence.
  • Develops, coordinates, and/or executes online and print marketing promotion strategies to raise awareness among stakeholders. Designs and conducts information sessions, workshops, and end of year exhibits.
  • Participates in events for ECHS and Early College, actively serves on the Early College scholarship committee, and co-supervises Peer Mentor for Early College students.
  • Serve as lead for college fairs, as needed.
  • Present and participate in workshops and training sessions with Community College partners Collect and maintain accurate student records for evaluation and reporting purposes specific to enrollment and attrition.
  • Maybe required to represent COBA on community college campuses.
  • Duties as assigned.


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in applicable field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Two years of related experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience coordinating early college, dual enrollment, or related programs preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience working with a diverse population or community and strong cross- cultural skills.
  • Strong skills in presentation, designing, planning, implementing, and monitoring projects/programs are required.
  • Basic proficiency in online communication tools—such as social-media platforms, and/or email- newsletter systems—is advantageous but not required.

Other Requirements:

  • Work beyond normal office hours and/or work on weekends. Travel required.
  • Position requires two permanent work locations (Killeen and Hutto, TX). Daily/Weekly location to be determined by immediate supervisor and location needs.

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.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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Read our Diversity Profile Texas A&M University-Central Texas offers a unique and exciting opportunity to be part of a growing and vibrant institution!  We are a military friendly, upper level institution offering 24 Bachelor’s and 16 Graduate degrees.  The university prepares students for lifelong learning through excellence in teaching, service, and scholarship.  Our campus is located at State Highway 195 and 201 in Killeen, 1001 Leadership Place.TAMUCT bldg [square]

The student population at A&M-Central Texas is diverse and growing, currently serving over 2,600 students. Classes are offered at our beautiful new campus, online, and at several convenient sites; including Fort Hood and Hutto in order to accommodate both full-time and part-time students. The University serves the entire Central Texas region, providing a wide-range of distinguished academic programs that foster excellence and achievement through lifelong learning and civic engagement. For more information about our Warrior Nation, visit www.tamuct.edu.

TAMUCT students in labThank you for your interest in employment with Texas A&M University-Central Texas. We are committed to providing prompt, courteous and friendly service. Explore these exciting opportunities available at Texas A&M University-Central Texas.

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