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  • 6 Dec 2019 3:13 PM | Anonymous

    Title: Academic Advisor II – College of Education

    School: University of Texas Permian Basin

    Location: Odessa, TX

    Starting Salary: $34,112-41,184

    • Promoting the University’s professional education programs to current and potential students.
    • Developing marketing materials to ensure that students, advisors, and other stakeholders are aware of the University’s programs in professional education.
    • Working collaboratively with faculty and the team of professional staff in the Educator Services office to effectively serve the needs of the students.
    • Working with students individually and in groups, ad representing the College of Education in meetings with students.
    • Maintaining and providing data, research, reports, and summaries of student-related initiatives. Responsibilities include accurate record-keeping and analysis of those data.
    • Other relevant duties, as assigned.
    This is an exempt position. The expected work schedule is Monday through Friday. As an exempt employee the schedule may vary based on the number of hours needed to meet the job responsibilities. The individual holding this position may need to be available early morning, evening, and weekends to meet the needs of the department.

    Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field for higher education, with three (3) years of professional experience in an advising, counseling, mentoring, or comparable role in a higher-education setting, and demonstrated knowledge of best practices in advising and program management and evaluation; professional level oral and writing skills in English; ability to pass a criminal background check.

    HOW TO APPLY:  Link to job posting and the UTPB electronic application:

    All applicants must submit a UTPB electronic application in order to be considered.  Please include allrequired documents with your submission (resume and transcript(s); unofficial transcript of college work are acceptable for purposes of the application, with official transcripts required upon hire).

    *UTPB participates in e-Verify.

  • 18 Oct 2019 5:00 PM | Anonymous

    Job Title          

    Academic Advisor

    Position Status

    Full Time

    Assignment Length      

    This field only applies to Faculty

    Grant Funded  


    Pay Rate          



    Trinity River

    Job Summary   

    Provides academic advisement for college programs and conducts recruitment activities. This position assists students in identifying and understanding issues and procedures related to their educational objectives.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities   

    • Provides academic advisement, career information and guidance activities, educational/degree planning, course selection, and related support services for the programs offered by the college; tracks student progress and reports on activities as necessary

    • Assists students to take and score self-administered vocational interest and aptitude tests; assists students in assessing academic skills 

    • Schedules appointments with school guidance and counseling staff for students requiring professional assistance

    • Orders, catalogues, and maintains files on materials relating to job opportunities, careers, technical schools, colleges, scholarships, armed forces, and other programs; prepares or distributes brochures, handbooks, and fliers as necessary

    • Assists students and teachers to locate career information related to students’ interests and aptitudes, or demonstrates use of files, shelf collections, and other information retrieval systems

    • Makes presentations to parent and other groups to publicize educational opportunities and activities of the college

    • Plans publicity campaigns and contacts target groups to explain college educational programs and services; assists with outreach to high schools and community 

    • Provides new student group advisement 

    • Assists students with transfer of courses, programs, and universities

    • Collects and organizes occupational data as necessary; compiles and studies occupational, educational, and economic information to assist counselees in determining and carrying out vocational and educational objectives 

    • Conducts professional development activities and training for new advisors and counselors

    • Refers students to the correct program or health professional for issues requiring further attention

    • Manages and implements improved methods to offer special programs designed for minorities and under-served populations; recruits the underrepresented population of students at low-performing schools in Tarrant County

    • Attends the workplace regularly, reports to work punctually and follows a work schedule to keep up with the demands of the worksite 

    • Completes all required training and professional development sessions sponsored through Tarrant County College (TCC)

    • Supports the values of the College: diversity, teaching excellence, student success, innovation and creativity and service to the College

    The duties listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

    Required Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures    

    • Bachelor’s degree

    • Two (2) years of experience in advising, counseling, financial aid, admissions, retention, or student services

    • Experience in advising students of diverse cultures and ethnic backgrounds

    • Experience working with computerized systems

    • Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software

    • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills 

    • Excellent oral and written communication skills

    Desired Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures      

    • Experience as an academic advisor in a college or university

    • Experience in multicultural program development and mentoring

    Knowledge, Skills and Ability  


    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

    Special Instructions Summary  


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    Contact: Deidra 

  • 11 Oct 2019 5:30 PM | Anonymous


    Academic Advisor III


    Texas A&M University - College Station 


    The Office for Student Success is looking for a total of five Academic Advisor III's to work collaboratively with college and department academic advisors to support students at risk of non-completion. We need individuals who support our commitment to student success and are interested in working in a team environment to increase the persistence and graduation rates of undergraduate students.

    The successful candidates will have an appreciation of student development and an understanding of the factors that increase the risk of not completing college, be able to communicate effectively with students and family members from a variety of backgrounds and college and departmental faculty and staff. If you are interested in making a difference in the lives of undergraduate students, we invite you to apply to become a member of our team.


    ·      Master’s degree in Student Affairs, Higher Education, Counseling or related field

    ·      Four years of higher education experience in academic advising, teaching, coaching, student development/student affairs, or college student recruiting

    ·      Demonstrated experience with EAB Navigate or related predictive analytics system

    ·      Ability to understand and speak Spanish


    ·      Manages a caseload of students at risk of failure and monitors their academic progress and success; intervenes when necessary.

    ·      Counsels students considering withdrawing and provides intervention to students with academic, probationary, and financial concerns.

    ·      Uses knowledge of degree programs and academic processes to deliver academic advice and other student support services to current undergraduate students, their families, university faculty, staff, and administrators, resource providers, and other academic advisors.

    ·      Works with academic advisors in the colleges and departments to support use of EAB Navigate Campus.

    Uses EAB Navigate Campus to identify students at risk of failure and works with department and college advisors to address needs. Prepares and completes reports related to student persistence and success. Projects and monitors student watch lists in EAB Navigate Campus. Creates and sends communication to college and department advisors. 

    ·      Develops programs, resources, and workshops for students and advisors. Identifies student academic success needs and works with colleges/departments to plan programs and services to address. Maintains lists of students participating in programs and adds that information to EAB Navigate Campus. Advises EAB Campus Administrator on messaging for EAB Navigate Student







    Mr. Andy Armstrong, Director of University Advising

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TEXAAN serves as a professional representation of academic advising in Texas by providing professional development, networking, recognition, and dissemination of information. Our goals are to (1) establish a communication network for academic advisors at institutions of higher education in Texas, (2) assist with the implementation of professional standards as defined by NACADA core values of Academic Advising, (3) serve as the liaison for Texas professional, governing, and education agencies, (4) maintain active affiliation with NACADA both regionally and nationally, and (5) offer an annual conference for Texas academic advisors, counselors, and higher education professionals.

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