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Graduation Counselor II

Job Description

TITLE: Graduation Counselor II

JOB CODE: 3620



EEO6 CODE: 3 = Professional/Non-faculty

GRADE: Pay Grade 8

PAY PLAN: Annually
minimum 28,440.00
midpoint 36,120.00
maximum 43,800.00

PURPOSE: To provide professional knowledge, advice and counseling skills regarding the institutional student graduation process. Responsible for supervision and counseling and for all aspects of routine and non-routine graduation policy and procedure requirements.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Supervise the processing of all undergraduate degree plans and applications for graduation. Counsels' students regarding graduation requirements, deficiencies in grade points and a variety of other problems. Determines whether degree requirements are fulfilled for graduation as well as verifying that candidates meet designated honors requirements. Distribute permits for early Registration to qualifying seniors. Informs Deans and departments on interpretation, requirements, substitutions and waivers of particular degree plan activities. Remain abreast of changing state regulations concerning degree plans. Manages computerized degree audit system and updates main file. Composes correspondence of a complex nature, orders and inspects diplomas. Assists in arranging undergraduate commencement exercises. Prepares reports and survey questionnaires. Performs related duties as required.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: REPORTS TO: General supervision from Director of Student Records. SUPERVISION: N/A SUPERVISION-OTHER: Frequent supervision of Degree Plan Evaluator I and II and student workers in maintaining workflow progress and quality. Make recommendations to Director on hiring new staff.



REQUIRED EXPERIENCE / COMPETENCIES-OTHER: REQUIRED EXPERIENCES/COMPETENCIES: Five years of experience counseling students in academic and scholastic matters, with a broad knowledge of institutional graduation requirements. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: CRT, personal computer, typing may be required by employing department. Accurate in all phases pertaining to the graduation process and degree plan evaluation. Specific job requirements or physical location of positions allocated to this classification render the position security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Section 51.215 Texas Education Code.