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Academic Advisor

Categories: South Central Region 7


Dean of Science


Texas A&M University

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Position Description

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


  • 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. 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. Responds to inquiries from students, parents, prospective students, and others. Has knowledge of Texas A&M University and College of Science 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 the College of Science at Texas A&M University to interested students and parents. May require 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. May require 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. May require driving a vehicle to accomplish duties.
  • Develops and conducts college transfer recruitment programs. Recruits college transfer students. Visits community colleges to represent the College of Science at Texas A&M University to interested students, parents, counselors and administrators. May require driving a vehicle to accomplish duties.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

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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.

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