Advises undergraduate students concerning academic requirements. Collaborates on efforts related to advising-related activities. Work hours: Mon-Fri; 8 AM-5 PM or as work requirements indicate; Some evening and weekends may be required pending scheduled activities.
85% Advises current and prospective undergraduate students concerning their academic requirements; Collaborates/coordinates with academic departments on efforts related to advising-related activities; Completes appropriate advising notes and documents day-to-day advising interactions; Maintains confidentiality of information and records; Makes decisions using individual discretion and independent judgment.
10% Works collaboratively with others on all advising-related activities. Under direction, works with all University stakeholders regarding academic advisement-related activities; presents training materials and programs on effective academic advisement for advisors and colleges/academic departments. Develops and maintains positive relationships with Academic Deans, faculty/staff, University departments, and other Texas A&M System institutions involved in Academic Advisement. Specifically participates in Systems, college, and department events, activities, and programs (i.e. orientation, career fairs, workshops, diversity training, seminars, symposiums, conferences). Answers inquiries and provides information to prospective students, students, and parents. Provides outstanding customer service.
5% Performs other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience:
Bachelorâ™s degree in applicable field or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Two years of experience with student academic advising, transfer student services/activities, recruitment, or closely related experiences. A masterâ™s degree can substitute for two years of required experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications. Knowledge of student information systems, degree planning, and degree audits. Excellent written communication, analytical, interpersonal, and organizational skills. Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others. Ability to present information clearly and concisely. Ability to work with sensitive information and maintain confidentiality.
Tarleton State University offers competitive wages, fully covered employee health insurance, comprehensive dental, vision, and life insurance options are also available. Benefits also include paid vacation, paid sick leave, holiday pay, retirement plan, longevity pay and more. The target base annual salary is $35,745.
Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit a completed application for consideration.
â‹Completed online application
Three professional references with complete contact information
Tarleton’s VisionTarleton State University will be the premier comprehensive regional university in the nation, dedicated to education, service and research. It is committed to being a university of opportunity for all students and believes it has a responsibility to drive regional innovation and job creation for all graduates.About Tarleton State UniversityTarleton’s innovative and transformative approach provides more than knowledge. Through real-world experiences and effective teaching, research, scholarship and service, students gain the know-how for promising careers, no matter their field of study.Tarleton has evolved into the near-perfect model of size, academic scope and affordability. Founded in 1899 and part of The Texas A&M University System since 1917, it combines the resources of a major public institution — more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, cutting-edge academic facilities, faculty experts — with its own brand of personal attention, history and community to be a first-choice destination for students across North Texas and beyond.Students can choose to study in one of seven colleges — Agricultural and Environmental, Business Administration, Educ...ation, Graduate Studies, Health Sciences and Human Services, Liberal and Fine Arts, and Science and Technology.The primary campus is in Stephenville, which consistently ranks as one of the best small towns in America. Additional locations are in Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian and Bryan, complemented by a fully online Global Campus.Students come to Tarleton from around the world, representing some 30 countries and nearly every state in the U.S., and leave as moral, ethical thinkers with civility and integrity who contribute meaningfully to a global society.Tarleton State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer. Students may select areas of study from six colleges: Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Graduate Studies, Health Sciences and Human Services, Liberal and Fine Arts, and Science and Technology.More than 60 bachelor's programs and 30 graduate degrees, featuring doctoral studies in educational leadership, have led more than 13,000 students from 45 states and more than 20 foreign countries to make Tarleton State their collective choice for a college education.Tarleton's research centers are daily searching for solutions to global problems. For instance, the Texas Institute for Applied Environmental Research conducts analyses to address environmental issues facing the state and nation, while the Southwest Regional Dairy Center, using an almost $1 million grant, is working on ways to turn animal waste into a viable energy source.Tarleton's blueprints for a brighter-than-ever future include a new applied sciences building with engineering laboratory space on campus in Stephenville, a new academic building on the university's planned 80-acre Fort Worth campus near Chisolm Trail Parkway, and $24 million in upgrades and improvements to the institution's venerable Memorial Stadium.Tarleton State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.