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Senior Academic Advisor & Retention Specialist
Texas Woman's University The Senior Academic Advisor & Retention Specialist (SAARS) will provide academic advising and retention support to undergraduate students through a university advising center. The SAARS will expand student access to academic advising by providing general advising and academic support services to prospective, new, and continuing students. The SAARS is responsible for providing drop-in and short-term academic advising services, conducting targeted outreach to transitioning, vulnerable, and academic recovery student populations, and supporting retention and completion initiatives.
Education: Bachelor's degree required. Master’s degree in higher education, counseling, student affairs or related degree is preferred.
Experience: Five years of academic advising experience is required. Work experience with vulnerable, first generation, and non-traditional student populations is strongly preferred. Knowledge of NACADA best practices preferred. Additional job related education may be substituted for required experience.
Texas Woman's University The Coordinator of Academic Transitions, housed in the Pioneer Center for Student Excellence and reporting to the Director, is responsible for institutional academic advising initiatives inclusive of assisting special populations of students, including exploratory/major changing students in neutral settings. The Coordinator also provides individual and group advising assistance to prospective freshman, transfer and dual credit students in the form of meetings, workshops, and seminars surrounding matriculation to TWU. Support will be provided in-person and online. Additionally, the Coordinator serves as the primary liaison and contact for students on probation and returning from suspension.
Education: Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree in higher education, counseling, or related field preferred.
Experience: Three years of higher education academic advising are required. Experience working with special populations or at-risk students preferred.
The Career Services Coordinator, under general supervision, coordinates program efforts to promote full use of career services by students, faculty, and staff. Enhances outreach and communication efforts to employers in the community through direct messaging and communication campaigns.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Researches and analyzes University students participating in experiential education opportunities both required and recommended for graduation. Provides technical information regarding administrative procedures, services, or programs (Handshake, Quinncia, Focus2, CareerShift, etc.).
Maintains website and operations of Career Services website resources.
Instructs individuals and groups in the use of career services programs.
Establishes and maintains positive rapport with the community, alumni, civic/professional organizations, local businesses and industry, public school systems, and other potential employers for the purpose of promoting the institution and its students as prospective employees.
Assists in the planning of special events. Makes arrangements for meetings, appointments, conferences, and travel. May set up meetings, seminars, and other special events to include facilities, equipment, and food for the department and Division of Institutional Advancement.
Serves as a liaison between academic departments and support services to assist students who are undecided about academic and career choices.
Coordinates the maintenance of files, records, office supplies, or equipment. Maintains office reference materials including online office materials. May deliver, pick up, or receive cash payments, documents, supplies, or materials.
Proactively seeks out opportunities for outreach and collaboration with academic/administrative departments and student organizations to promote career and personal development.
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Academic Advisor I
Texas Woman's University Performs responsible work in the advising of pre-nursing students in the Pioneer Center for Student Excellence. Responsible for working with students in an effort to help individuals select, outline and achieve educational and developmental goals. Work is performed independently under limited supervision and performance is based upon completion of assignments and results obtained.
Education: Bachelor’s degree required. Experience: One year of experience within an academic setting is required.
Coordinator, TRIO SSS STEM
Texas Woman's University The Coordinator will work in collaboration with the Director to establish, implement, and manage the newly created program. The TRIO SSS STEM Coordinator will provide academic support, personalized tutoring, career development, and financial literacy to SSS students. The TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) STEM program is federally funded by the Department of Education and will serve 120 first-generation low-income students and/or students with disabilities. Work is performed under general supervision and performance evaluation is based upon completion of assignments and results obtained.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree required. Master's degree preferred in education, counseling, or STEM-related field from an accredited college or university.
Experience: Three years of appropriate and relevant professional experience working in a TRIO federal program or similar related program for disadvantaged STEM college students that focus on improving their academic standing, persistence, and college graduation rates.
Department: Pioneer Center for Student Excellence
Advising Team Leader
San Antonio College Responsible for leading, planning, and coordinating student advising programs.
Manages a team of 4-7 certified advisors within the Creative & Communication Arts Advising Institute.
Academic Advisor I
The University of Texas at San Antonio Function: To participate in the planning and delivery of academic advising and counseling services and programs that promote comprehensive educational opportunities for all students. Cooperate with faculty members in providing for academic advising needs of individuals or groups of students.
Scope: Responsible for understanding and interpreting the requirements and academic options in specific assigned areas and for knowing basic information about other academic areas to facilitate the student’s pursuit of fields of interest.
1. Provides timely information and advice to students (individually and groups) regarding the development of educational course/degree plan options, the resources available, and university policies.
2. Organize and assist in departmental projects, providing audits for graduating seniors, and submitting substitutions to the Dean for approval.
3. May be required to train students or staff involved in academic advising.
4. Perform additional duties as assigned.
Assistant Director of Academic Advising
Blinn College The Assistant Director is primarily responsible for assisting the Director of Academic Advising with the management and supervision of the Academic Advising staff. Responsibilities include regular collaboration with Director on matters of supervision of Academic Advising, monitoring various student success initiatives, providing direct advising services to the Blinn College student, developing/maintaining professional working relations with various Blinn College Administration/Faculty/Staff students.
Coordinator, TRIO SSS Classic
Texas Woman's University The Coordinator will work in collaboration with the Director to establish, implement, and manage the newly created program. The TRIO SSS Classic Coordinator will provide academic support, personalized tutoring, career development, and financial literacy to SSS students. The TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) Classic program is federally funded by the Department of Education and will serve 140 first-generation low-income students and/or students with disabilities.
Education: Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree in education, counseling, or related field from an accredited college or university preferred.| Experience: Three years of appropriate and relevant professional experience working in a TRIO federal program or similar related program for disadvantaged and at-risk college students.
Department: Pioneer Center for Student Excellence