Texas Tech University Senior Academic Advisor - Pre-Professional Health Careers in Lubbock, Texas

Senior Academic Advisor - Pre-Professional Health Careers

Requisition ID 10769BR

Work Location Lubbock

Org Level 1 Texas Tech University

Campus Texas Tech University

Department Pre Professional Health Care

Position Description Performs Academic Advising, educational, professional, or other advanced Academic Advising or training at the individual or group level as appropriate. Responsibilities may include assisting in the analysis of special and/or complex problems. May supervise Academic Advisors or other employees. Performance is based on individual advising effectiveness and overall program results obtained. Work is performed under standard supervision in accordance with established policies and procedures.

Major/Essential Functions

  • Provides advanced academic, educational, and career advising for all students, fostering lasting and beneficial relationships.

  • Participates in college and university efforts to recruit, retain, and graduate a diverse and successful student body, while evaluating and contributing to departmental efforts of same.

  • Maintains communication with student populations and partners via appropriate channels, initiating and sharing as needed.

  • Pursues and provides accurate information when issues arise, anticipates problems, identifies patterns, and analyses options for optimum potential outcomes.

  • Adopts ongoing quality improvements at the college and university levels, and contributes directly to departmental improvements.

  • Leads by example through strategic participation in professional development and activities, both on campus and off.

Required Qualifications Bachelor's degree required, plus one year relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications Master's degree preferred, plus one year primary-role advising experience.

EEO Statement As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Does this position work in a research laboratory? No

Required Attachments Cover Letter

Professional/Personal References

Resume / CV

Optional Attachments Transcript

Job Type Full Time

Pay Basis Hourly

Minimum Hire Rate 15.64

Pay Statement Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Travel Required Up to 25%

Shift Day

Schedule Details Typically M-F, 8-5 but summer orientation schedule may include weekends/adjustments

Grant Funded? No

Job Group Academic Support

Removal Date 09/07/2017