Academic Advisor I

Texas State University

Posting Information

Posting Number2024388

Posting/Functional TitleAcademic Advisor I

University Pay Plan TitleAcademic Advisor I

LocationSan Marcos

DepartmentHealth Prof Academic Advising Center

Recruitment TypeOpen to All

Job TypeFull-Time

Monthly Salary$3,433.34

Job CategoryExempt

Required Qualifications: Applicants must specifically address how they meet these required qualifications to meet the requirements of the position.

Bachelor’s Degree. Must be completed, not in progress.

Documented work experience with adolescents or college students in a professional setting.

Demonstrated attention to detail as evidenced in cover letter and submission of a complete application.

Demonstrated evidence of strong verbal communication skills.

Demonstrated ability to write effectively.

Demonstrated skill using computer software, specifically Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel (must address each software individually).

Preferred Qualifications

Experience working in a college advising center, academic department, or other area of student/academic support.

Demonstrated professional knowledge of Texas State academic policies and procedures.

Demonstrated professional experience using Banner Student Information System.

Demonstrated professional experience using Degree Works degree audit software.

Job Description

Academic advisors are responsible for providing quality academic advising to current and prospective undergraduate students.

Job Duties

Understand and advise students on topics related to undergraduate majors and degrees offered in the College of Health Professions.

Guide students on program admission requirements and degree completion.

Prepare for and conduct accurate advising sessions.

Maintain confidential student files through accurate and thorough documentation.

Assist in reviewing applications for graduation status.

Provide accurate information and outstanding customer service.

Maintain working knowledge of advising as a profession.

Maintain effective communication and collaborative relationships with academic units and university partners.

Represent the College of Health Professions at recruitment events.

Provide clerical and administrative support to the office.

Participate in professional development opportunities.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Additional Information to Applicants

You will be required to attach:


A copy of a college transcript showing completion of a bachelor’s degree.

Job Open Date03/04/2024

Job Close Date (posting closes at midnight)03/18/2024

Open Until FilledNo

Normal Work DaysMonday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Normal Work Hours Start8:00AM

Normal Work Hours End5:00PM

Posting NoticesYou will be required to electronically attach a resume and cover letter to your application. , You will be required to electronically attach a transcript.

Legal and Required Notices

Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including, but not limited to, criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

Why work @ Texas State?

• Amazing health insurance: various coverage options starting your first day of employment for full-time employees with Texas State paying 100% of the employee premium and 50% for your dependents!

• Generous paid time off: vacation, holidays, sick days and many more!

• Excellent work life balance resources: mother and family-friendly resources in addition to a comprehensive FREE wellness program

• Great training and development opportunities: choose from a variety of classroom and online course offerings, learning resources, certifications, and employee educational support programs.

• An inclusive Bobcat community: join our many social networks offered on and off-campus

• Retirement peace of mind: TRS pension, retirement plans and voluntary saving options with generous employer contributions

By joining the Texas State Bobcat team, you’ll be a part of one of the most beautiful, diverse, and growing universities in the nation.

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