Assistant Director, Advising

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

Job Title

Assistant Director, Advising


Texas A&M University Health Science Center


Department Of Public Health Studies

Proposed Minimum Salary


Job Location

College Station, 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 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.

What you need to know

Other Factors: Limited travel; limited after-hours and weekend work.

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:

  • Master’s degree in Education or Social Science or an equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Six years of related experience in areas such as management

Required Knowledge, Skills and 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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous advising experience at Texas A&M University

  • Previous supervisory experience


  • Supervision of SPH Undergraduate Advising Staff - Participates in advising registration and retention activities of Advising Services. Oversees graduate student hiring, training, development, and evaluation. Assists with the planning, advising, and auditing process for programs such as new student orientation (NSO) and transfer student orientation (TSO).

  • Academic Advising of SPH Undergraduate Students - Assists in directing daily activities of Advising Services. Advises new, returning, and prospective students on developing a plan for personal and academic success. Assists with the support, development, implementation, and evaluation of new and continuing programs designed to improve student persistence and success.

  • Coordination of Recruitment and Retention Planning - Develops and implements training programs and resources for student employees, advisors, and faculty. Develops marketing strategies to reach faculty and students. 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.

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

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