Job Positions

Graduate Academic Advisor

Categories: South Central Region 7


Educator Leadership & Preparation


Texas A&M University - San Antonio

Date Posted:

Apr 6 2018 10:00PM

Close Date:

Open Until Filled

Position Description

The Graduate Academic Advisor provides information and advises both prospective and enrolled graduate students in the Department of Educator Leadership and Preparation.


  • Process applications received from Admissions Office.
  • Provide academic advice and guidance consisting of multiple programs to graduate students individually and/or with groups regarding degree programs, certification programs, academic schedules, course schedules, course planning and selections, major options, and career and educational goals.
  • Advise students with academic and probationary concerns, monitors and reviews degree plans with students.
  • Initiate add/drop, Q drops, and withdrawals as appropriate as well as transfer, substitution and special problems documentation.
  • Maintain accurate records of student advising contacts and responds to inquiries from students and parents.
  • Meet with new students during new student orientation conferences and assists in the registration process.
  • Refer prospective and enrolled undergraduate and graduate students to areas concerning college admission, re-admission, professional concerns, student financial aid, and student services.
  • Perform degree audits for graduating students at the final semester of the degree program. This process includes checking courses taken against requirements stated in the degree plan and that the GPA requirements have been met for the major, TAMU-SA courses, and all university-level coursework; check requirements for certification.
  • Participate in recruitment of student activities within various venues both on and off campus.
  • Assist in the development of materials, forms, and functions including presentations regarding admissions, registration, and advising processes.
  • Requires regular and ongoing professional development.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Application Process

Institution Information

Texas A&M University-San Antonio is one of the fastest growing universities in both the Texas A&M University System and the state. The University, which had operated as an upper-division institution since 2009, welcomed its inaugural class of 505 first-year students in August 2016. With student enrollment over 5,500, A&M-San Antonio is quickly expanding to fill the grounds of its 700-acre campus in South San Antonio. Due to the rapid growth, the University’s footprint is transforming with the construction of a new residence hall, Esperanza Hall which will be operational in Fall 2017 and the anticipated addition of a Science and Technology Building in Spring 2017. A&M-San Antonio proudly offers 25 undergraduate degrees and 11 graduate programs with the lowest undergraduate tuition in the area. The University’s core values of “Excellence, Student Focused, Audacious, Opportunity and Collaborative” provide a foundation for its world-class faculty to inspire graduates to be lifelong learners and responsible global citizens. A&M-San Antonio will continue growing as an economic and social catalyst while becoming nationally recognized for student and academic success. Texas A&M University-San Antonio is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

Additional Information


Contact Information

If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (210) 784-2052.


Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in applicable field and related experience in higher education preferably in graduate advising.

Preferred Qualifications