Assistant Director, Academic Advising Services

  • Prairie View A&M University
  • Prairie View, TX, USA
  • May 05, 2022
Full time Admissions/Retention/Enrollment Mgmt.

Job Description


Prairie View A&M University

Assistant Director, Academic Advising Services

Job Title
Assistant Director, Academic Advising Services

Prairie View A&M University

University College - Academic Advising

Proposed Minimum Salary
$3,929.84 monthly

Job Location
Prairie View, Texas

Job Type

Job Description

The Assistant Director of Advising Services, under direction, oversees student, staff, and faculty training programs, marketing advising services, and assists with developing programs focused on student persistence and success. Participates in advising registration and retention activities of Advising Services.


  • Perform supervisory responsibilities such as managing, training, and evaluating academic advisors and working with department heads and deans to ensure academic advisors are updated on all college and departmental advising policies and procedures.
  • Assist with developing and implementing TSI advising training programs for students, faculty, and academic advisors based on the policies and rules of the state and university.
  • Advise a specific cohort of students.
  • Assist with developing, implementing, and evaluating new advising programs designed to improve student persistence and success. Assist with planning, advising, and evaluating for programs such as new student orientation, transfer student orientation, registration workshops, and panther camp. Generate and analyze data related to academic advising services.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education & Experience:

  • Master's degree in Education, Social Science or related field.
  • Six years of related experience.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.
  • Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.
  • Ability to relate to College students, parents, faculty, and the public.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational, time management, and interpersonal communication skills.

Other Requirements:

  • Work beyond normal offices hours and/or work on weekends.
  • Travel may be required.

Job Posting Close Date:

  • 5/24/22

Required Attachments:

Please attach all required documents listed below in the attachment box labeled as either “Resume/CV or Resume/Cover Letter” on the application. Multiple attachments may be included in the “Resume/CV” or Resume/Cover Letter” attachment box. Any additional attachments provided outside of the required documents listed below are considered optional.

  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter

Application Submission Guidelines:

All applicants are required to apply via our Career Site on or before the closing date indicated on the job posting. Applicant inquiries received via email and websites such as Indeed, HigherEdJobs, etc. will not be considered unless the individual has applied to the available position via the PVAMU Career site.

The required documents listed in the above "Required Attachments" section must be attached to the application prior to the job closing date indicated to ensure full consideration for the application submitted. Please contact the Office of Human Resource on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1730 or should you need assistance with the online application process.

Background Check Requirements:

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.

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About Us
For more than 140 years, Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) has been igniting passion in its students. With an established reputation for producing engineers, nurses and educators, PVAMU offers baccalaureate degrees, master’s degrees and doctoral degree programs through nine colleges and schools. The University has an enrollment of more than 8,500 students. Designated an institution of “the first class” in the Texas Constitution, PVAMU is the second-oldest public institution of higher education in the state and a member of The Texas A&M University System. The University is dedicated to fulfilling its land-grant mission of achieving excellence in teaching, research and service.

PVAMU is conveniently located near the rapidly growing residential and commercial area known as the Northwest Houston Corridor. The developing Northwest Houston Corridor offers newly developed suburban communities, a variety of shopping and dining near the Houston Premium Outlets and is a short, 35-minute commute into downtown Houston. For more information, visit Your career opportunities with a “University of the first class” begins here!

Prairie View A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (936) 261-1730.

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