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Academic Advisor II

Job Description

TITLE: Academic Advisor II

JOB CODE: 3086



EEO6 CODE: 3 = Professional/Non-faculty

GRADE: Pay Grade 7

PAY PLAN: Annually
minimum 25,620.00
midpoint 32,280.00
maximum 38,940.00

PURPOSE: To develop an academic advising program or unit to create or promote new initiatives an academic advising.  To serve as liaison to faculty members in exchange of academic information. Responsible for understanding and interpreting the needs of specific populations of students to administrators; for interpreting, formulating and evaluating institutional rules for students; and for facilitating exchange of academic information.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Plans, develops, implements and teaches all policies and programs affecting a specific student population (for example: Potential for Academic Success Seminar) and facilitates campus wide coordination.  Advise students individually and in groups.  Represents the academic unit meetings with students, parents, faculty, or administrators.  Performs related duties as required. Participates in professional conferences and individual professional development.  Develops and oversees projects.  Assists with the recruitment and training of full-time and part-time staff.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: REPORTS TO: General, from designated supervisor. SUPERVISION: N/A SUPERVISION-OTHER: May manage, train or coordinate Academic Advisor I employees and student workers.


REQUIRED EDUCATION-OTHER: Bachelor's Degree in a related field.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE / COMPETENCIES-OTHER: REQUIRED EXPERIENCES/COMPETENCIES: Four years in a related field. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Master's Degree in a related field. Six years experience in a related field. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: General office conditions with the majority of time spent in contact with students, staff and administrators both during and after usual office hours.Involvement in professional development activities and participation in professional conferences that include travel.  Tact, diplomacy and judgment in dealing with students, faculty and administrators.  Excellent customer service skills.  Special job requirements or physical location of positions allocated to this classification, render the position security sensitive and thereby subject t provisions of Section 51.215 Texas Education Code.