Job Positions

Academic Advisor (2 positions)

Categories: South Central Region 7


College of Human Sciences & Humanities


University of Houston-Clear Lake

Date Posted:

Oct 8 2018 10:00PM

Close Date:


Position Description

The College of Human Sciences & Humanities Academic Advisor serves as a primary, front line advisor to students in the college, managing a defined caseload of students. The Academic Advisor, utilizing a developmental approach to aid student success, will assist students with identifying academic goals, course selection and progress, and referral to appropriate campus resources. While cross-trained across all HSH programs, the Academic Advisor serves as a liaison to HSH academic departments, developing knowledge and expertise in the department’s academic programs and students. Takes the lead and participates in office involvement in campus new/prospective student events (Transfer Student Orientation, Open House, etc.) in conjunction with other HSH academic advisors. Manages various HSH Office of Academic Advising processes while evaluating and developing new techniques for delivery and execution of processes. This position will rely heavily on the use of technology (PeopleSoft, EAB, DPR, Academic Notes, etc.) to supplement the academic advising process and to track student success initiatives. Actively engage in professional development at the campus, local, state and national level, continuously seeking to improve techniques and skills in the field of academic advising. Other duties as identified by the needs of the office.


* Advise prospective and current students on academic requirements, course selection, University policies and procedures. * Analyze and process degree plans, petitions, graduation applications, and other academic processes needed. * Leverage the available technology to manage and monitor assigned student caseload. * Advise students who are not in good academic standing, including providing retention services for students on probation according to their success plans from the Student Success Center; and analyzing and processing requests for readmission from academic suspension, as well as financial aid appeals. * Support orientation programming and prospective student events as needed. * Make student referrals to and seek shared input from other relevant UHCL resources. * Perform other duties related to academic advising at the college or departmental level as assigned.

Application Process

Required Documents by Candidate:

  • Resume 
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application

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Institution Information

The University of Houston-Clear Lake is a student-centered, community-minded, partnership-oriented university that offers bachelor's, master's and selected doctoral programs to enhance the educational, economic, and cultural environment of the Houston-Galveston metropolitan region. UH-Clear Lake serves a diverse student body with special emphasis on undergraduate transfer, graduate and international students. The university offers the highest quality instruction and nationally accredited academic programs designed to develop the critical thinking, creative, quantitative, leadership and communication skills of students. The university conducts applied and basic research and engages in community and professional service that support both the economic development and the quality of life of the area. The university is committed to community engagement through partnerships with educational institutions, businesses, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations.

Additional Information

University of Houston-Clear Lake's College of Human Sciences and Humanities improves lives in the classroom and in the community. With departments in liberal arts; social and cultural sciences; clinical, health and applied sciences; and communication and studio arts, we prepare students to pursue personal satisfaction and professional success.

Contact Information

Jason Barkemeyer, Coordinator of Academic Advising, College of Human Sciences & Humanities


Required Qualifications


* Bachelor's Degree * 0-3 years of Academic Advising Experience

Preferred Qualifications

* Master’s degree. * One year of experience in direct academic advising of students. * Knowledge of various approaches in academic advising. * Engaged in professional academic advising organizations.