The University of Texas at Tyler Job Posting

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Information Specialist

Hiring department Academic Success
Monthly salary $2,291+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 13-05-15-01-9353
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Tyler, Texas
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

Must be able to analyze curriculum and degree requirements and determine deficits to degree completion; should be able to work with little supervision; must be proficient in recording-keeping software; some travel may be needed for travel to development workshops; some availability may be needed after hours/on weekends during peak advising periods, orientation, and preview days.

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


Maintains electronic advisement reports as well as campus curriculum and degree requirements in a variety of formats; assists in maintaining TSI compliance; coordinates dept. reporting of assessment and retention plans; serves on university committees as needed.

Essential Functions

With guidance from the departmental functional lead, performs routine updates for the Patriot Advisement Report (PAR); makes timely notifications and assists with training campus advisors on PAR updates or changes; assists the UT Tyler community in general in utilizing the PeopleSoft system and attends classes on system upgrades. Creates and monitors undergraduate degree plans; updates degree plans in a variety of formats (website, PeopleSoft, etc.) when changed by academic departments; verifies student records reflect appropriate degree requirements; serve on curriculum committees as needed. Utilizes PeopleSoft to update and manage academic records for TSI compliance and/or violation status; monitors individual students for TSI compliance and makes notifications of non-compliance cases for inclusion in CBM002 reporting; accurately evaluates, interprets and articulates info on institutional rules and regulations to students, faculty and administrators. Compiles departmental data to prepare, maintain and report program outcomes for assessment plans; provides guidance on the collection and entry of appropriate and effective data into tracking software; assist with evaluation of program effectiveness through data analysis.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Periodic evening and weekend availability will be required in order to assist with orientation, Patriot Preview days and other student-related activities. Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Bachelor's degree and at least one year of experience working in a student support area or an academic advising capacity. One or more years of extensive data analysis experience. One or more years of curriculum management, academic advising, degree planning, or other relevant experience. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree in a related field and three years working in a student support area or an academic advising capacity.

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Climbing of stairs Lifting and moving Must be able to lift up to 20 lbs.

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