Assistant Director, Academic Advising Services

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: College Station, TEXAS

Job Title

Assistant Director, Academic Advising Services


Prairie View A&M University


University College - Academic Advising

Proposed Minimum Salary

$3,929.84 monthly

Job Location

Prairie View, Texas

Job Type


Job Description

The Assistant Director of Advising Services, under direction, oversees student, staff, and faculty training programs, marketing advising services, and assists with developing programs focused on student persistence and success. Participates in advising registration and retention activities of Advising Services.


  • Perform supervisory responsibilities such as managing, training, and evaluating academic advisors and working with department heads and deans to ensure academic advisors are updated on all college and departmental advising policies and procedures.

  • Assist with developing and implementing TSI advising training programs for students, faculty, and academic advisors based on the policies and rules of the state and university.

  • Advise a specific cohort of students.

  • Assist with developing, implementing, and evaluating new advising programs designed to improve student persistence and success.  Assist with planning, advising, and evaluating for programs such as new student orientation, transfer student orientation, registration workshops, and panther camp. Generate and analyze data related to academic advising services.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education & Experience:

  • Master’s degree in Education, Social Science or related field.

  • Six years of related experience.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.

  • Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.

  • Ability to relate to College students, parents, faculty, and the public.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong organizational, time management, and interpersonal communication skills.

Other Requirements:

  • Work beyond normal offices hours and/or work on weekends.

  • Travel may be required.

Job Posting Close Date:

Required Attachments:

Please attach all required documents listed below in the attachment box labeled as either “Resume/CV or Resume/Cover Letter” on the application. Multiple attachments may be included in the “Resume/CV” or Resume/Cover Letter” attachment box.  Any additional attachments provided outside of the required documents listed below are considered optional.

  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae

  • Cover Letter

Application Submission Guidelines:

All applicants are required to apply via our Career Site on or before the closing date indicated on the job posting. Applicant inquiries received via email and websites such as Indeed, HigherEdJobs, etc. will not be considered unless the individual has applied to the available position via the PVAMU Career site.

The required documents listed in the above "Required Attachments" section must be attached to the application prior to the job closing date indicated to ensure full consideration for the application submitted. Please contact the Office of Human Resource on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1730 or should you need assistance with the online application process.

Background Check Requirements:

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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