Academic Advisor III

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: College Station, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime

Job Title

Academic Advisor III


Texas A&M Engineering


Engineering Advising Services

Proposed Minimum Salary


Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type


Job Description

The Academic Advisor III, under general supervision, recruits and advises students concerning their educational or career goals, academic requirements, and related personal concerns; provides information on and refers students to University resources that can assist in meeting their needs or solving problems.

  • Provides academic advice and guidance to students. Advises students with academic, probationary, and financial concerns and determines possible courses of action. Approves and signs degree plans, add/drops, Q drops, withdrawals, and change of curriculum requests. Monitors student probationary terms. Consults with students about no grade requests, no record drops, and applications for readmission.
  • Verifies completion of degree requirements. Reviews and provides input on scholarship applications, as needed. Monitors student progress and degree requirements. Submits course substitutions requests per faculty approval. Advises students on academic preparation, time management, test anxiety, and study skills. Meets with and refers students to available resources and departments. Assists in the development of systems for maintaining records of student contacts.
  • Answers inquiries and provides information to prospective students, students, and parents. Assists with family visits and group tours. Participates and supports on-campus and college recruitment programs.
  • Develops and presents training materials and programs. May assist in conducting new student orientation. Provides oversight of students during new student orientation and assists with new student registration. May teach first year experience courses.
  • Interprets policies and procedures. Interacts with faculty to provide an exchange of information and to enhance the advisement of students. Prepares academic and advising reports.
  • May develop and revise informational material, handbooks, and newsletters.
  • May coordinate the direction of professional and support personnel.
  • Other duties as assigned, including up to 10% departmental service of allowable functions as assigned by the AOC Dean and with consultation with Department Heads.

Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in applicable field or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Experience:

  • Four years of related experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.
  • Knowledge of student information systems, degree planning, and degree audits.
  • Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.
  • Ability to present information clearly and concisely.
  • Ability to work with sensitive information and maintain confidentiality.
  • Excellent written communication, analytical, interpersonal, and organizational skills.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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