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Academic Advisor - School of Public Health

Houston, TX 77002
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Position Summary:

Provides advising information to students throughout the academic year; responsible for coordinating the advising process with the divisions and regional campuses, and develops advising materials and resources.

Department: School of Public Health - Assoc Dean Acad Aff & Stud Svc

Location: Texas Medical Center- Houston, TX

Position Type: Full Time/ Non-Exempt

Position Key Accountabilities:

  • Serves as the liaison between the Office of Academic Affairs and Student Services and department and regional campus coordinating, admissions, and advising staff.
  • Serves as the main staff advisor for certificate, non-degree-seeking, and dual degree students at the Houston campus.
  • Serves as the central staff advisor for all students across all campuses
  • Coordinates and administratively supports the advising and related processes for various academic programs.
  • Provides advising information and support (e.g., course selection, registration, academic policies and procedures, the development of student degree plans, etc.) to students throughout the academic year.
  • Analyzes data to track student progression and success.
  • Conducts individual and group advising sessions.
  • Manages and maintains websites and other materials (e.g., forms, promotional materials, etc.) relevant to student affairs, academic advising, and dual degree programs.
  • Serves as the UTHealth School of Public Health liaison and manages all processes regarding the UTHealth Alpha Iota chapter of the Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Excellent attention to detail, skilled multi-tasking ability, demonstrated commitment to follow-through of assigned tasks and projects, and exceptional customer services skills. Excellent computer skills including facility with Microsoft Office Suite and database management.

Minimum Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in related field with three (3) years of related experience; experience in advising or Student Affairs in a University setting preferred; or
  • Master's degree in related field with one (1) year of related experience; experience in advising or Student Affairs in a University setting preferred.

Minimum Experience:

  • Years of experience varies based on education level.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code 51.215

Posted: 2020-02-02 Expires: 2020-03-02
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