Bachelor's degree in related field. Two years of experience in Academic Advising or experience in a related field preferred. Additional education may be considered in lieu of experience.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
Serves as Assistant Academic Advisor to students and helps design programs relevant to students in their academic pursuits.
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. May assist with coordinating orientation sessions for groups of incoming new students. May assist with recruiting high school or community college students and give presentations to small or large groups. Analyzes and processes degree plans and degree exceptions. Assists all student populations, regardless of field of study. May help with training new advisors. May travel to the campuses of feeder schools or satellite campuses to advise students. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 23719
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.