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Academic Advisor II/IRC29215

Categories: South Central Region 7


Dean Health Science


Texas Woman's University

Date Posted:

Jul 26 2019 10:00PM

Close Date:


Position Description

The Academic Advisor II performs responsible work in the advising of students on TWU programs and services. Responsible for working with students in an effort to help individuals select, outline and achieve educational and developmental goals. Serves as resource for various academic units regarding academic advising at TWU. Designs, plans and executes new advising policies and procedures as needed. Assumes leadership positions within the department and participates in departmental and university committees/activities. Work is performed independently under limited supervision and performance is based upon completion of assignments and results obtained. The performance evaluation is conducted through the performance evaluation system and in accordance with the University Policy & Procedures.


May include, but not limited to the following:

  • Advises students on academic plans and goals.
  • Maintains departmental records.
  • Participates in New Student Orientations, Campus Visit Programs, Open House Programs, Freshman Forums and other recruitment/retention activities.
  • Participates in the academic support programs at TWU.
  • Develops action plans in cooperation with the Pioneer Center for Student Excellence for students on probation/suspension.
  • Attends advising workshops at or away from TWU.
  • Attends meetings/workshops/training to keep abreast of university and function changes.
  • Establishes and maintains contact with various academic components.
  • Participates in/presents training workshops for faculty advisors.
  • Supports academic units by offering private tutoring for at-risk students.
  • Serves on campus committees and task forces as assigned.
  • Performs other duties as requested.

Application Process

Apply online, attach cover letter and resume.

Institution Information

TWU promotes a safe working environment. Employees are responsible for completing assigned tasks safely and efficiently, and supervisors are responsible for creating and maintaining a safe work environment. Employees must report any unsafe work conditions or practices, as well as any near-miss incidents, to their supervisor and Risk Management. Supervisors and employees should ensure that injury/accident reports are submitted to the Office of Human Resources and Risk Management within 24 hours of the incident.

Contact Information

Vianet Garza


Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree required. Three years of higher education academic advising experience is required. Additional job related experience/and/or education may substitute for the required education on a year-for-year basis. Regular and reliable attendance at the University during regular scheduled days and work hours is an essential function of this position.