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Academic Advisor II at University of Houston - Downtown

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Houston, Texas





Job Description:

The Academic Advisor II advises and assists students in mapping out their educational career and meeting their educational goals.

 

DUTIES


  1. Advises new, transfer and continuing students on academic matters such as course selection and degree declaration

  2. Communicates university policies and procedures

  3. Coordinates with web developers to maintain and update degree plans on university and department websites

  4. Maintains and updates system's major declaration list

  5. May assist with First Time in College (FTIC) and transfer orientation

  6. May monitor students' academic progress

  7. May assist with the development and implementation of advising workshops


MARGINAL DUTIES


  1. Performs duties that are unique to specific college

  2. Performs all other duties as assigned


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Direct Reports: None

Delegation of Work: N/A

Supervision Given: N/A

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Knowledge:


  1. Knowledge of all courses, co-requisites and pre-requisites offered at the University

  2. May be required have knowledge of TSI policies

  3. Knowledge of trends, issues, and accepted practices relevant to the position

Skills:


  1. Candidates must have strong analytical and problem solving skills, as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Abilities:


  1. Ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse university community


WORK LOCATION AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Primary Work LocationWorks in an office environmentPhysical Demands: Work is normally performed in a typical interior work environment which does not subject the employee to any unpleasant elements. Position is physically comfortable; individual has discretion about walking, standing, etc. Occasional lifting, pushing, climbing, and pulling may be required. Work environment involves minimal exposure to physical risks

EEO/AA

Required Education: Baccalaureate degree

 

Required Experience: Minimum of three (3) years of related work experience. Some departments/colleges may require experience related to that specific college

 

License/Certification: None Required

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

 

None





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