Job Positions

Academic Advisor II

Categories: South Central Region 7

Department:

School of Business Special Programs

Institution:

Texas A&M University

Date Posted:

11/08/2017

Close Date:

Open Until Filled
 

Position Description

The Academic Advisor II, under general supervision, recruits and advises students concerning their career goals and academic requirements.

Duties

  • Provides academic advice to undergraduate students in areas concerning college admission and readmission, professional concerns, housing, financial aid, student services, degree programs, academic schedules, course schedules, course planning and selections, major options, and career and educational goals. Supports implementation of Mays’ QEP.
  • Facilitates the application and admission of students; advises students with academic, probationary, and financial concerns and determines possible courses of action. Refers students to appropriate other university resources. Reviews degree plans with students. Processes add/drops, Q-drops, withdrawals, course substitutions, and changes of curriculum.
  • Responds to inquiries from students, parents, prospective students, and others.
  • Has knowledge of Texas A&M University and Mays policies and procedures; monitors degree requirements. Interacts with college and other university offices regarding admissions, registration, advising and counseling. Develops and revises informational materials, handbooks, and newsletters.
  • Meets with freshmen and transfer students during new student orientation conferences.
  • Uses Compass for student registration, degree audit, course prerequisites, etc. Maintains records of student contacts.
  • Develops and conducts high school recruitment programs. Recruits high school students. Visits high schools, college fairs to represent Mays Business School at Texas A&M University to interested students and parents. Requires driving a vehicle to accomplish duties.
  • Conducts and/or participates in various general and specialized recruitment events throughout the state to meet with prospective students and parents. Visits prospective student centers and high schools to meet with teachers, counselors and administrators for recruitment purposes. Requires driving a vehicle to accomplish duties.
  • Visits prospective student centers to meet with counselors, advisors, administrators, prospective students and parents as a mechanism for identifying students for recruitment. Requires driving a vehicle to accomplish duties.
  • Develops and conducts college transfer recruitment programs. Recruits college transfer students. Visits community colleges to represent Mays Business School at Texas A&M University to interested students, parents, counselors and administrators. Requires driving a vehicle to accomplish duties.
  • Works under supervision of the Director and in conjunction with Mays Undergraduate Special Programs Office to assist students in maintaining good academic standing and progress through activities that may include mentoring, monitoring of student grades, and other support and retention programs.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Application Information

https://jobpath.tamu.edu/postings/116009

Institution Information

 

Additional Information

$33,400 to $38,400

Contact Information

 

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in applicable field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Two years experience in advising, recruiting, teaching, coaching, student affairs or other related area.
  • Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. Significant in-state travel required. Significant evening and weekend work required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree or above in education, counseling, or general subject area of placement and two years experience in advising, recruiting, teaching, coaching, Student Affairs or other related area. 
  • TAMU experience.
  • Spanish fluency.
  • Strong computer skills.