Academic Advisor III

11 Oct 2019 5:30 PM | Anonymous

POSITION 

Academic Advisor III

INSTITUTION

Texas A&M University - College Station 

DESCRIPTION

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.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

·      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

RESPONSIBILITIES

·      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

SALARY:                       

Commensurate

TO APPLY: 

jobs.tamu.edu

POSTING NUMBER 

R-021513

FOR INFORMATION:

Mr. Andy Armstrong, Director of University Advising

 andyarmstrong01@tamu.edu


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About us

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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