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Academic Advisor

Categories: South Central Region 7


College of Human Sciences


Texas Tech University

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Position Description

Performs academic advising, educational, professional, or other basic academic advising or training at the individual or group level as appropriate. Work is performed under supervision with performance based on individual advising effectiveness and overall program results obtained.


  • Provide quality student-centered assistance to prospective, new, and continuing undergraduate students
  • Collaborates with students in developing educational plans that are compatible with their goals, interests, and abilities
  • Provides accurate information on University, College, and major requirements, policies, and procedures
  • Increases student awareness of resources and support services within the university system and serves as a referral agent
  • Maintains detailed student files and documentation, and completes accurate senior and graduation audits
  • Builds collaborative partnerships with program directors and departments
  • Participates in new student orientations and other recruitment and retention events as required

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Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

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Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree required; one year related experience preferred.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and problem solving skills. Ability to work with diverse student, faculty and staff populations. Proficient use of computers and ability to navigate basic software programs. Attentiveness to detail and strong organizational skills
  • Prior experience in academic advising or related field, and knowledge of student development theory. Experience in utilizing TTU's online student records system