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Academic Advisor I

Categories: South Central Region 7




Texas A&M University

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Position Description

The Academic Advisor I 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.


  • Provide academic advice and guidance to undergraduate students. Meets with freshmen and transfer students during new student orientation conferences and assist in the registration process. Advises students with academic and probationary concerns, monitors and reviews degree plans with students. May initiate add/drop, Q drops, withdrawals and change of curriculum processes. Advises students on degree programs, academic schedules, course schedules, course planning and selections, major options, and career and educational goals. May process course adjustments and teacher certifications. Assists with programs that foster retention of identified groups of students through activities such as mentoring, monitoring of student grades and other support programs. Maintains record of student contacts. Monitors student probationary terms. Uses COMPASS for student registration, degree evaluations, course availability, etc.
  • Refers prospective and enrolled undergraduate students in areas concerning college admission, readmission, professional concerns, housing, student financial aid, and student services.
  • May assist in the implementation of projects to achieve specific activities or outcomes. Other duties as assigned.
  • Responds to inquiries from students and parents. With direction from supervisor interacts with college and other University offices regarding admissions, registration, advising and counseling.
  • May participate in on and off campus recruitment activities in various settings.

Application Process

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Additional Information

$2,652.00 monthly

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Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of higher education.
  • Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a life science discipline and 9 months of academic advising, student leadership or other counseling experience.
  • Knowledge of COMPASS.