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Texas A&M University Academic Advisor II in United States

Job Title

Academic Advisor II


Texas A&M Engineering


Mechanical Engineering

Proposed Minimum Salary


Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type


Job Description

The Academic Advisor II, under general supervision, recruits and advises graduate students concerning their career goals and academic requirements.


  • Meets and corresponds with graduate students to provide academic advice and guidance.

  • Refers students to appropriate campus resources and departments.

  • Answers inquiries and provides information to prospective students, current students and parents.

  • Assists graduate students with adds/drops, withdrawals, changes of curriculum and other academic processes.

  • Provides input on graduate students’ academic status and decisions.

  • Reviews academic records and test scores to monitor graduate student progress and degree requirements.

  • Reviews and provides input on scholarship applications.

  • Provides input and support for master's admission process.

  • Coordinates graduate ambassador program and team.

  • Coordinates graduate program events and activities including new student orientation.

  • Serves as the staff liaison for graduate student organizations in the department.

  • Prepares academic and departmental documents and reports.

  • Provides support for faculty on academic-related activities.

  • Occasionally work beyond normal office hours and/or work on weekends.

  • Occasional travel may be required.

  • Other duties may be assigned.

Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in applicable field or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Experience:

  • Two years of related experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.

  • Knowledge of student information systems, degree planning, and degree audits.

  • Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.

  • Ability to present information clearly and concisely.

  • Ability to work with sensitive information and maintain confidentiality.

  • Excellent written communication, analytical, interpersonal, and organizational skills.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

Howdy and thank you for your interest in a career with Texas A&M University. As the flagship campus of The Texas A&M University System, we are located in College Station, Texas with a student population of more than 64,000 and nearly 9,000 faculty and staff.The Spirit of Aggieland is unmistakable. We are a unique American institution, fostering a culture of friendliness, diversity, compassion and respect for one another. Our unique history and rich traditions make Texas A&M special.From our benefits package and professional development opportunities to our retirement programs, Texas A&M is a great place to work. Your path to a great career starts here!Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (979) 845-5154.

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  • University Holidays (http://www.tamus.edu/business/human-resources/am-system-holidays/)

  • Legal Statements

  • New Employee Orientation (https://employees.tamu.edu/orgdev/courses.html#EmployeeOrientations)

  • Prospective Employees

  • Safety and Security Notices (https://orec.tamu.edu/clery/annual-security-report/)

  • Training and Development

  • USERRA (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/vets/programs/userra)

  • Nondiscrimination Notice