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Senior Academic Advisor

Categories: South Central Region 7


University Advising


Texas Tech University

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Position Description

Performs Academic Advising, educational, professional, or other advanced Academic Advising or training at the individual or group level as appropriate. Responsibilities may include assisting in the analysis of special and/or complex problems. May supervise Academic Advisors or other employees. Performance is based on individual advising effectiveness and overall program results obtained. Work is performed under standard supervision in accordance with established policies and procedures.


  • Performing educational academic advising, especially focusing on an assigned student population.
  • Communicating with student populations via appropriate media as assigned, including group presentations, one-to-one appointments, and written communication.
  • Maintaining thorough and accurate electronic records of every student advising interaction using tools provided.
  • Executing statistical analysis with minimal oversight.
  • Participating in events and activities designed to improve retention, persistence, and recruitment.
  • Contributing to the ongoing quality improvement of the department.
  • Assessing professional needs and challenges through assigned training and professional development.

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Required Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree completed or in progress.
  • At least one year of related experience, especially prior experience in academic advising, university orientation, and/or student success.
  • Experience working in office setting.
  • Advanced computer skills and experience, especially statistical analysis, social media, and web content production/maintenance/design.