Academic Advisor I

University of Houston

Job Description
Provides information and advice to enrolled and prospective students regarding the academic programs offered by the University or a specific department, including requirements for admission and retention through graduation. * Advises enrolled and prospective students regarding academic programs and curriculum. * Analyzes and processes degree plans, graduation applications, grade change forms, and general petitions. * Maintains students' files updated throughout their academic careers and makes changes to records as necessary. * Analyzes and processes requests for readmission from academic suspension, and financial aid reinstatements; provides retention services for students on probation. * May assist in conducting orientation sessions for groups of incoming freshmen and transfer students. * Processes Veteran's Administration paperwork, writes graduation verification letters, and provides financial aid appeals. * May assist in recruiting high school and community college students and may make presentations at special events. * Performs other job-related duties as assigned. EEO/AA Bachelors and 1 year experience Requires a thorough understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of an analytical, technical or professional discipline; or the basic knowledge of more than one professional discipline. Knowledge of the discipline is normally obtained through a formal, directly job-related 4 year degree from a college or university or an equivalent in-depth specialized training program that is directly related to the type of work being performed. Requires a minimum of one (1) year of directly job-related experience. Additional Job Posting Information: * Department is willing to do education in lieu of experience.