The University of Texas at Arlington Job Posting

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Academic Advisor III - Coordinator for University Studies

Hiring department University College
Monthly salary $3,368+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 13-03-01-01-3085
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to university-wide applicants
Location Arlington, TX
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

None provided

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information


Recruit, track the success of, and advise students for the University Studies degree program. Work with intensive probation cases, as well as other campus departments, to help students succeed and graduate.

Essential Functions

Advise students regarding University Studies degree program and work with intensive student probation cases. Recruit new students to the program. Attend Preview Days and transfer events; mailings and emailings. Create and update publications and materials for the program. Develop methods for tracking and regular reporting of program entry point, student retention and graduation. Work with the Director to develop, maintain, and monitor business practices that allow students to easily matriculate through and graduate from the program. Supervise the Degree Plan Evaluator II and Academic Advisors I and II. Oversee commencement ceremony planning. Oversee implementation of student admission processes to the program and funnel into proper institution or online course tracks.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Master's degree. 6 years of work experience in an education-related field (teaching, academic counseling, student affairs, academic support, etc.), including a minimum of 4 years of experience in direct academic advising. Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: college or college degree, list school name, degree type, major, graduated or not, and hours completed if not graduated. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in higher education or a related field. Experience working with college students. Academic advising experience in a college setting. Experience advising for a degree-granting program (experience advising for a department that has the ability to issue college degrees). Attention to details. Familiarity with general institution residency and graduation requirements and ability to make decisions about what courses meet what requirements. Proficiency with Excel, Access, and other data management software. Excellent communication skills.

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Criminal background check conducted.

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