The University of Texas at Arlington Job Posting

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Academic Advisor II

Hiring department Urban & Public Af-Dean
Monthly salary $2,333+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 13-08-14-01-3086
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Arlington, TX
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

Occasional nights and weekend events to include commencement ceremonies, student orientations, recruiting events, etc.

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


Provide timely and accurate advising for Interdisciplinary Studies students in the School of Urban and Public Affairs to ensure their successful and timely completion of the program. Assist with the recruitment of students for the School's INTS programs.

Essential Functions

Conduct initial interviews with prospective students over the phone, in person, and/or during information forums. Evaluate which program track best fits students' career goals and ambitions. Ensure potential students understand conditions of admission (i.e. provisional, probationary, unconditional) or reason for denial of admission. Guide students through the application process. Advise students regarding missing documentation needed for admissions. Periodically review inactive student files and follow up regarding reason for not continuing with program. Follow-up frequently with provisional/probationary students to determine progress toward meeting the conditions of admission and provide guidance as necessary. Assist students in creating and updating degree plans. Advise students on a semester-by-semester basis to evaluate progress in meeting degree plan requirements to ensure students are able to complete the program in a timely manner. Utilize the MyMav (PeopleSoft) system to: verify student information, create and process enrollment requests, verify accuracy of service indicators, ensure degree plans are accurate and up-to-date, update UMAPs as required, verify UMAP accuracy and finalize for graduating students, etc. Attend trainings as needed to ensure knowledge and understanding of MyMav system is up-to-date. Work with other program advisor(s) and the INTS Director in conducting information forums. Maintain contact lists of prospective students and assist with recruiting initiatives for the INTS program. Serve as liaison between the School of Urban and Public Affairs and the Registrar's Office, Office of International Education, and Financial Aid Office, etc. Maintain up-to-date information regarding admission requirements for both SUPA and the University.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Bachelor's degree and 4 years experience working with high school and/or college level students. 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: if some 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

Excellent communication skills. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office. Experience working with PeopleSoft or similar computer software systems.

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Lifting and moving May work occasional weeknight or weekend hours for special events such as graduation. Generally no more than once or twice a semester. Criminal background check conducted.

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