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Senior Academic Advisor, College of Human Sciences and Humanities (2 Vacancies)

Company:
University of Houston-Clear Lake
Job Location:
Houston, Texas
Category:
Academic Advising
Description

The Senior Academic Advisor for the College of Human Sciences and Humanities (HSH) is responsible for advising and managing a caseload of students in a particular college. Evaluates student academic history and creates accurate degree plans that lead to timely graduation. Provides academic advising support to students from admissions to graduation. May supervise non-professional office staff.

Duties:

  • Advises prospective and current students on academic requirements, course selection, and University policies and procedures.
  • Analyzes and processes degree plans, petitions, graduation applications and other academic processes.
  • Coordinates the available technology at the school level to manage and monitor assigned student caseload.
  • Advises students who are not in good standing, including providing retention services for students on probation, analyzes and processes requests for readmission from academic suspension, and financial aid appeals.
  • Supports orientation programming and prospective students events as needed.
  • Makes student referrals to and seeks shared input from other relevant UHCL resources.
  • Independently coordinates and manages one or more programs or processes related to academic advising at the college or departmental level as assigned.
  • Consults with college administration and faculty about changes in Graduate program requirements and contributes to conversations about Graduate program development and growth. Performs all other duties as assigned.
Qualifications

Required:

  1. Bachelor's degree.
  2. At least three years of academic advising experience in a higher education setting.
  3. Knowledge of various approaches in academic advising.
  4. Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services.
  5. Strong verbal and written communication skills as well as strong critical thinking and listening skills.
  6. Ability to organize and prioritize work and handle numerous tasks with frequent interruptions with a strong attention to detail.
  7. Strong Microsoft Office skills.
  8. Ability to assimilate large amounts of information, recall that information as well as the ability to understand and interpret policies and procedures.

Desired:

Master's degree.

Engagement in professional academic advising professional organizations.

Required Attachments by Candidate: Resume, Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Notes to Applicant:

Full-time position with benefits. Background check required. To apply, please complete the online application and attach a resume and a cover letter. Applications without the required documents will be considered incomplete and disqualified.

Salary: $3,956.34 - $4,719.49 per month
Schedule: Full-time
Organization: C0152 SSI College Advising
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