Academic Advisor I (Nursing)

  • Prairie View A&M University
  • Prairie View, TX, USA
  • Jun 23, 2022
Full time Advising/Counseling/Support

Job Description


Prairie View A&M University

Academic Advisor I (Nursing)

Job Title
Academic Advisor I (Nursing)

Prairie View A&M University

University College - Academic Advising

Proposed Minimum Salary
$2,643.59 monthly

Job Location
Prairie View, Texas

Job Type

Job Description

This position provides accessible, intrusive, effective academic advisement for all pre-nursing students in the College of Nursing.

  • Provides holistic, intrusive advisement to all Pre-nursing students in the College of Nursing.
  • Advises students based on their major and academic backgrounds;
  • Instructs the students in the requirements of their selected majors and classes and the use of the degree plan and other advisement tools (i.e. course descriptions) to select courses;
  • Assists students to change or select majors/minors as required; uses instruments such as the Career Cruising, Holland Self-Directed Search, MBTI, etc
  • Assist students in assessing their interests, strengths, learning/study styles, ect; monitors the progress of these students, utilizing Teacher Progress Reports as necessary;
  • Instructs students requiring Developmental Education about the TSI plan and its requirements and prepares a DE Responsibility form;
  • Contacts the student and ensure that the student understands the seriousness of absenteeism and its impact on academic success when notified of student absences;
  • Provides students with information concerning academic support services; and instructs students in the use of Panther Tracks to register and view grades.
  • Participates in recruitment and orientation activities including participation in Orientation dates;
  • Calls all who register for Orientation days and fill out the appropriate pre-work sheets;
  • Insures the students are listed in the correct major and verify their TSI status;
  • Registers the student by phone;
  • Provides advisement and registration during the Orientation days;
  • Participates in recruitment activities such as Panther Land Day, the Majors Fair, Sneak Preview, school visits, and career days as required.
  • Work with faculty and staff to develop career plans for Pre-Nursing students in the College of Nursing.
  • Serves as the point of referral for support services for students;
  • Maintains updated knowledge of support resources both on and off-campus;
  • Works with the Freshman Advisor to ensure pre-nursing students have a smooth transition to the College of Nursing.

Required Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in an applicable field.
  • No prior experience required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.
  • Knowledge of student information systems, degree planning, and degree audits.

Job Posting Close Date:
  • 7/11/22

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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