Academic Advisor IV

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Bryan, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime

Job Title

Academic Advisor IV


Texas A&M University Health Science Center


Medicine - Office Of Student Affairs

Proposed Minimum Salary


Job Location

Bryan, Texas

Job Type


Job Description

Our Commitment

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment by promoting a culture that respects all perspectives, talents & identities.  Embracing varying opinions and perspectives strengthens our core values which are: Respect, Excellence, Leadership, Loyalty, Integrity, and Selfless Service.

Who we are

As one of the fastest-growing academic health centers in the nation, the Texas A&M University Health Science Center encompasses five colleges and numerous centers and institutes working together to improve health through transformative education, innovative research and team-based health care delivery.

What we want

The Health Science Center (HSC) is looking for a Academic Advisor to serve as a member of the Student Affairs team. We desire an individual who subscribes to and supports our commitment as stated above. The successful applicant will bring an expert level of advising experience to the position and understand the demands of supporting executives in a fast-paced environment. This person must be professional, enjoy working in a high-volume environment and be able to apply strong organizational skills while being flexible in their daily routine. If this is you, we invite you to apply to become a member of our team.

The Academic Advisor IV, under general supervision, is responsible for advising students concerning their educational or career goals, academic requirements, and related personal concerns and monitoring their progress in the curriculum.

What you need to know

Compensation will be commensurate to selected hire’s experience.

COVID-19 information: In accordance with the federal contractor vaccination mandate , specific facilities at The Texas A&M System may be considered a covered contractor workplace with covered contractor employees. Therefore, successful applicants for this position may be subject to the federal mandate and will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment unless an approved medical or religious accommodation is in place. 

Required Education and Experience:

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

  • Five years of experience in advising, recruiting, teaching, coaching, Student Affairs or other related areas.

Required 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.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Education or Counseling or a related field

  • Two years of related experience in student advising or counseling

  • Academic Advising: Provides academic advice and guidance to students. Advise students on both clerkship and elective schedules. Meets with and refers students to available resources and departments. Both group and class meetings and individual appointments.

  • Meeting with Students: Meets with and refers students to available resources and departments. Both group/class meetings and individual appointments. Maintains records of student contacts.

  • Coordinates Special Program: Coordinates the Peer Tutoring Program. Plans and organizes annual elective fair.

  • Schedule & Registration Management: Assures students are registered each semester with set timelines. Assists students with adds/ drops, withdrawals, and changes of curriculum. Manage enrollment rosters (LOA, adjusting grad year, transitioning between programs.

  • Student Academic Record Review and Tracking: Reviews academic records and refers to Academic Support Services. Monitors student progress and degree requirements. Verifies completion of degree requirements. Performs other duties as assigned.

Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.

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.

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