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Academic Advisor 1 at University of Houston

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Houston, Texas





Job Description:


Provides information and advice to enrolled and prospective students regarding the academic programs offered by the University or a specific department, including requirements for admission and retention through graduation.

  • Advises enrolled and prospective students regarding academic programs and curriculum.
  • Analyzes and processes degree plans, graduation applications, grade change forms, and general petitions.
  • Maintains students' files updated throughout their academic careers and makes changes to records as necessary.
  • Analyzes and processes requests for readmission from academic suspension, and financial aid reinstatements; provides retention services for students on probation.
  • May assist in conducting orientation sessions for groups of incoming freshmen and transfer students.
  • Processes Veteran's Administration paperwork, writes graduation verification letters, and provides financial aid appeals.
  • May assist in recruiting high school and community college students and may make presentations at special events.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
  • EEO/AABachelors and 1 year experience

    Requires a thorough understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of an analytical, technical or professional discipline; or the basic knowledge of more than one professional discipline. Knowledge of the discipline is normally obtained through a formal, directly job-related 4 year degree from a college or university or an equivalent in-depth specialized training program that is directly related to the type of work being performed. Requires a minimum of one (1) year of directly job-related experience.

    Education may be counted in lieu of experience.

    Experience will not be counted in lieu of education.