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Academic Advisor II-Sciences and Technology

Categories: Not Region Specific


D0016: Sciences & Technology


University of Houston-Downtown

Date Posted:

Sep 30 2021 1:44PM

Close Date:

Nov 30 2021

Position Description

Academic Advisor II-Sciences and Technology - (STA007810) Academic Advisor II, CST Department Name:D0016 Sciences & Technology Description Academic Advisor II advises and assists students in mapping out their educational careers and meeting their educational goals.


Advises new, transfer, and continuing students on academic matters such as course selection and degree declaration
Communicates university policies and procedures
Coordinates with web developers to maintain and update degree plans on university and department websites Maintains and updates the systems major declaration list
May assist with First Time in College (FTIC) and transfer orientation
May monitor students academic progress May assist with the development and implementation of advising workshops
May assist in recruiting high school and community college students
May assist in coordinating and presenting at special events
Reviews and processes graduation applications

Performs duties that are unique to a specific college Performs all other duties as assigned

Direct Reports: None
Delegation of Work: N/A

Supervision Given: N/A

Knowledge: Knowledge of all courses, co-requisites, and pre-requisites offered at the University
May be required to have knowledge of TSI policies Knowledge of trends, issues, and accepted practices relevant to the position

Candidates must have strong analytical and problem-solving skills, as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse university community

Primary Work Location:
Works in an office environment

Physical Demands:
Work is normally performed in a typical interior work environmen that does not subject the employee to any unpleasant elements. The position is physically comfortable; an individual has discretion about walking, standing, etc. Occasional lifting, pushing, climbing, and pulling may be required. The work environment involves minimal exposure to physical risks. EEO/AA Qualifications

Required Education: Baccalaureate degree

Application Process

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Institution Information

The University of Houston-Downtown is a comprehensive four-year university offering bachelor’s and selected master’s degree programs and providing strong academic and career preparation as well as life-long learning opportunities. Located in the heart of the city, the University reflects the diversity of the Greater Houston Metropolitan Area, and, through its academic programs, engages with the community to address the needs and advance the development of the region. UHD is an inclusive community dedicated to integrating teaching, service, and scholarly research to develop students’ talents and prepare them for success in a dynamic global society. UHD draws students from throughout the Greater Houston area. UHD is considered one of the most ethnically diverse liberal arts institutions in the southwest, a distinction that indicates the student body accurately reflects the Houston community's wealth of cultures, languages and nationalities. The University offers all students a specially tailored opportunity for quality higher education, as well as small classes. UHD employs over 1,100 faculty and staff. Since opening its doors in 1974, UHD has grown in mission and service, and now offers baccalaureate degrees in 44 areas and eight master's degree programs. Over 14,000 students attend classes in five colleges: Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities and Social Sciences; Public Service; Sciences and Technology; and University College. UHD boasts over 51,000 alumni and is noted nationally as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution and a Minority-Serving Institution. As one of the four distinct and separate components of the University of Houston System, UHD offers educational opportunities and access to students from a variety of backgrounds, including many first-generation college students, students who work full- or part-time, students with additional family obligations, and students who transfer from community colleges and other higher education institutions. The University of Houston System is a public system of higher education that includes three other universities in addition to UHD—the University of Houston, UH-Clear Lake and UH-Victoria.

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Required Qualifications

Minimum of three (3) years of related work experience. Some departments/colleges may require experience related to that specific college.
License/Certification: None

Preferred Qualifications