Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi Academic Advisor II in Corpus Christi, Texas

Job Title

Academic Advisor II

Agency

Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

Department

Academic Advising

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

Corpus Christi, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Assist students with major selection, course selection, and registration process. Communicate accurate and timely information and interpret institutional and core and major requirements. Track student progress and provide appropriate interventions and contacts to help students becomes successful. Document advising contacts adequately. Assist students with making a successful transition to the University. Direct students to appropriate resources and programs when necessary. Manage undergraduate and graduate student caseload. Maintain accurate and complete student file documentation. Pre-clear and certify students for graduation.

  • Provide necessary information to program assistant for teacher education, field based and student teaching student application processing. Provide prospective graduate students with information on the status of their applications. Assist State Certification Testing Coordinator in checking eligibility.

  • Attend and participate in new student orientation programs. Participate in recruitment and advising of prospective students. Represent the College of Education and Human Development and assist with transfer student workshops, Commencement, Dean's List Receptions, and other student events.

  • Attend and participate in University wide academic advising meetings. Attend and participate in training and professional development events. Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree.

  • Two (2) years of related experience in advising or working with students in higher education.

  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook), databases, and spreadsheets.

  • Excellent listening, written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability and willingness to work as a team member and to work independently.

  • Demonstrated initiative and follow-through skills; tact, diplomacy, and judgment in dealing with students, parents, faculty, and administrators.

  • Detail oriented and demonstrated ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. ​

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree.

  • Experience advising students in higher education.

  • Experience with Banner, Argos, Starfish, and Degree Works.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of developmental academic advising methodologies.

Pay Range:

  • $2,780.17 - $2,916.67

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.

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is a vibrant, Hispanic Serving Doctoral Research Institution that proudly provides a solid academic reputation, renowned faculty and highly-rated degree programs since 1947. The University has a heritage of teaching excellence with innovation in research and community engagement as part of the distinguished Texas A&M System. With palm tree-lined pathways throughout the campus, nearby natural wetlands, a scenic hike-and-bike trail and a university beach, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is the only university in the nation located on its own island, at the heart of the Texas Gulf Coast.

Texas A&M Corpus Christi is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (361) 825-2630.

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