Advises undergraduate students concerning academic requirements, provides mentoring, collaborates on efforts related to academic success. Develops and presents informational material related to proactive/intrusive academic advisement for colleges/academic departments.; Work hours: Mon-Fri; 8 AM-5 PM or as work requirements indicate; Some evening and weekends may be required pending scheduled activities.
50% Advises current and prospective undergraduate students concerning their academic requirements; Collaborates/coordinates with academic departments on efforts related to academic success; Prepares academic and advising reports; Implements projects; Maintains confidentiality of information and records; Makes decisions using individual discretion and independent judgment.
20% Works collaboratively with Executive Director and other advisors on all advising-related activities. This position may be assigned some responsibility to a specific college or group of colleges (or academic departments) on campus.
20% Under direction, works with all University stakeholders regarding academic advisement-related activities; develops and presents training materials and programs on proactive/intrusive academic advisement for colleges/academic departments.
10% 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.
Education and Experience:
Bachelors degree in applicable field or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Two years experience with student academic advising, transfer student services/activities, recruitment, or closely related experiences
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.
Masters degree with 18 graduate hours in a teaching field(s) within one of the academic colleges is preferred.
Internal Number: R-021558
About Tarleton State University
With its main campus in Stephenville, an hour southwest of Fort Worth, Tarleton State University offers the value of a Texas A&M University System degree with its own brand of personal attention, individual opportunities, history, tradition and community. Tarleton is a vibrant learning community with nearly 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, as well as a doctorate in education, within five colleges—Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Liberal and Fine Arts, and Science and Technology. Tarleton’s research centers include the renowned Texas Institute for Applied Environmental Research and the Southwest Regional Dairy Center. Recent additions to the Stephenville campus consist of a state of the art Nursing Building, and a new $25 million living and learning residence hall for 500 students. Tarleton has extended the reach of state-supported, affordable education by expanding online undergraduate and graduate programs with classes in Waco, Midlothian and the Southwest Metroplex Center in Fort Worth. Tarleton offers a traditional, residential college experience with a lively campus atmosphere, intercollegiate athletics, dozens of student or...ganizations and cultural attractions. Students benefit from the personal attention, warmth and faculty interaction found at smaller, liberal arts institutions.* Please note job openings are updated on a weekly basis *