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Academic Advisor

Lee College

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Student Affairs, Academic Advising
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

Job Details

Academic Advisor

Job Type: Full-Time
Job Number: FY2300167
Location: Main Campus - Baytown, TX
Division: Provost/Academic & Student Affairs

Position Overview

Starting Salary Range is $50,648 -$58,241. The initial salary offer is commensurate with education and related work experience.

Advise new and continuing students with career exploration, admissions, enrollment processes, financial aid, university transfer, and related academic concerns, both on the Baytown campus and service area sites, as assigned. Assist with technology access to related online information and form completion. Make referrals to inside/outside agencies, as needed. Provide student activities for all students that increase the total academic experience.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Academic Advisors advise prospective, new, returning, continuing, and/or high school students.
  • Work with an assigned caseload of students.
  • Assist students with career exploration, especially those without a declared major.
  • Work as a team with all student affairs departments.
  • Provide support for the Student Success and Advising Center; work the front desk and/or at the information desk, as needed.
  • Assist with the admission process.
  • Determine Texas Success Initiative obligation based on TAKS, THEA, Accuplacer, or other approved tests, as well as determine applicable exemptions.
  • Implement state and institutional policies and procedures.
  • Provide degree path/plans and explain degree and certificate programs.
  • Assist with the development of Pathways.
  • Evaluation of unofficial transcripts for transferability of coursework.
  • Assist with registration by teaching students online processes.
  • Assist with resolution of academic issues as an advocate for students.
  • Assist with financial aid application and process, as well as exit procedures required for loans.
  • Conduct orientations and workshops throughout the academic year.
  • Provide group advising and/or group registration stations.

  • When scheduled, Academic Advisors could also function onsite at service area high schools as a Lee College representative within the respective Consolidated Independent School District. The advisor will be responsible for assisting in the high school students' success and graduation efforts while fostering student awareness and aspirations toward Lee College and preparing students for admission to Lee College. Travel to service area high schools and community events will be required.

    Additional Duties & Responsibilities

  • All registration times are considered peak times requiring extra duties, time, and days.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • Minimum Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Two (2) years of related experience
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with faculty, administrators, and other staff members
  • Ability to work well with individuals from diverse backgrounds
  • Must be available to work a flexible work schedule with mandatory evenings and weekends
  • Assignments will include the Baytown campus and service area sites, including, but not limited to, East Harris, Liberty, and Chambers Counties

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    The College and the Community

    Established in 1934, Lee College is a comprehensive community college offering university transfer programs, career and technical education, corporate and continuing education, and academic development.

    Lee College is a vibrant, continuously evolving, mid-sized institution serving an industrial community. The college is located in Baytown, Texas, approximately 30 miles east of Houston. The third largest city in the Houston metropolitan area, Baytown has a diverse population of more than 60,000. It is a prosperous community that offers a competitive cost of living, a variety of employment opportunities, and a strong tax base provided by corporations such as ExxonMobil, Chevron Phillips, and Bayer.

    Lee College at a Glance

    • Fifth in the U.S. for associate degrees awarded in science and technologies
    • Fourth in the U.S. For associate degrees awarded to Hispanic students
    • Achieving the Dream Leader college
    • Ranked among top 10 percent of community colleges in the nation by the Aspen Institute for two consecutive years
    • More than 130 degrees and certificates offered
    • 30 student organizations in 2012-20123
    • Nationally recognized honors program
    • First community college in the nation to receive Kresge Foundation Grant
    • 2012-2013 NJCAA Region XIV men’s basketball champs
    • Clinton Climate Initiative college
    • The ExxonMobil Process Technology Program

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