Bachelor's degree in related field. Two years of experience in Academic Advising or experience in a related field. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
Serves as Assistant Academic Advisor to pre-Nursing and nursing students and helps design programs relevant to students in their academic pursuits for the School of Nursing.
Primary Responsibilities (Staff Positions Only):
Advises enrolled and prospective students regarding their academic programs and curriculum. Maintains student files updated throughout their academic careers and makes changes to records as necessary. Provides retention advice to students on probation. Assists with resolving acadmic issues. Assists with coordinating orientation sessions for groups of incoming new students. Assists with recruiting high school or community college students and gives presentations to small or large groups. Analyzes and processes degree plans and degree exceptions. Helps with training new advisors. Travels to campuses of feeder schools or satellite campuses to advise students. Meets with community contacts to promote University programs. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 21321
About Sam Houston State University
For more than 130 years, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The Measure of a Life is its Service", echoes across SHSU's six colleges and beyond its Texas campus through student research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more. Named for Sam Houston, Texas' greatest hero, SHSU continually strives to honor its historical roots through academic excellence that includes exceptional teaching from faculty members who care as much about their students' success as they do about furthering the knowledge of their fields. While embracing its legacy, SHSU also strives to meet the needs of contemporary students, both traditional and online. With over 20 bachelor's and graduate degrees available entirely online, and more in development each semester, SHSU Online is quickly becoming one of the best online universities in Texas.