Director of Advise TX

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Job Title

Director of Advise TX


Texas A&M University - San Antonio


Community Partnerships & Campus Visits

Proposed Minimum Salary


Job Location

San Antonio, Texas

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Job Description

The Director of Advise TX leads and manages day-to-day operations for Texas A&M San Antonio’s Advise TX program, a grant-funded position with the College Advising Corps (CAC). New to Texas A&M-San Antonio, Advise TX is a grant-funded program that will be housed within the Enrollment Management division and will work collaboratively with Enrollment Management units/departments including: Admissions, Community Partnerships & Campus Visit Experience, Welcome Center, Financial Aid and more. The Director of Advise TX is responsible for the management, supervision and implementation of the hybrid College Advising Corps program for Texas A&M-San Antonio campus.

This is a grant funded position. Grant funded positions are contingent upon available grant funding.


  • Lead program to achieve goals aligned with increasing college enrollment and persistence and proven post-secondary outcomes.

  • Provide effective day-to-day management and administration for the Advise TX program.

  • Hire, recruit, supervise and evaluate up to 10 advisers.

  • Establish, nurture, and sustain relationships, communication, and collaboration between and among the host institution, College Advising Corps, partner high schools and districts, and other stakeholders.

  • Lead the planning and implementation of required trainings including scheduling/attending tours at colleges across the region.

  • Assist each adviser in the development of site-specific strategic plans to assist advisers in reaching their Key Performance Indicator goals.

  • Consult regularly with partner school principals, counselors, and teachers and district leadership; work with site liaison to resolve any issues that arise.

  • Track and manage grant funds to assure their proper use, maintain records, and prepare financial reports as necessary.

  • Oversee ongoing data collection and analysis processes and program outcomes reports (e.g., liaison to the national office, work closely with program data analyst and data contacts at school districts and in partner high schools).

  • Evaluate the performance of the program to assure program goals are being met.

  • Regularly analyze data collected through the College Advising Corps’ web-based platform, GRACE, to gauge the effectiveness and impact of individual advisers and the program as a whole.

  • Assist College Advising Corps & Texas A&M-San Antonio’s development officers to identify possible funders and implement additional financial support.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in acceptable field

  • At least 10 years of relevant experience.

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Mater's degree in acceptable field

  • At least 10 years of relevant experience

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Experience supervising a large full-time team and experience managing a department budget.

  • Knowledge of and experience with college access, K-12, preparation, and guidance efforts with underrepresented youth.

  • Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively to ensure understanding.

Application Instructions:

Please make sure to provide the following documents:

  • Application

  • Cover Letter to include two professional references

  • Resume

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Please ensure that all required documents are uploaded prior to submitting the application. Once application is submitted, no changes or revisions can be made. If you have issues with adding documents with your application, please contact HR at 210-784-2058.

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.

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


TAMUSA pic1Texas A&M University-San Antonio (A&M-SA) is a contemporary university that reflects the diverse and heritage-rich community it serves. Founded as the first upper-division institution of higher education in South San Antonio in 2009, A&M-SA today is a comprehensive four-year university offering high-quality, affordable education.

From fall 2008 to fall 2017, enrollment has grown 340 percent. The University currently serves nearly 6,500 students and has graduated more than 8,000 alumni. The student body is 60 percent female and 72 percent Hispanic. Approximately 77 percent of students are the first in their family to attend college.

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Fast Facts:

  • A&M-SA offers the lowest undergraduate tuition among four-year universities in San Antonio: $8,216 average cost per year (tuition and fees for spring and fall semesters for 15 credit hours/semester)
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  • 20:1 student to teacher ratio


Texas A&M University-San Antonio (A&M-SA) is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and master’s degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, call 404-679-4500 or visit for questions about the accreditation of A&M-SA.

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