Director of Advising

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Job Title
Director of Advising

Agency
Texas A&M University

Department
Bush School Of Government And Public Service

Proposed Minimum Salary
Commensurate

Job Location
College Station, Texas

Job Type
Staff

Job Description
Here is a glimpse of the job
The Bush School of Government & Public Service is seeking a Director of Advising.  Is your passion working with undergraduate students and programs?  We need you to bring this passion to maintain responsibility for the recruitment, retention and graduation of undergraduate students.  You will work under the general direction from the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs and will work with college-wide leadership to improve academic advising programs related to undergraduate student retention and graduation rates.  We need your oversight and management of advising functions for the Bush School by overseeing daily advising operations in the Undergraduate Programs Office (UPO) and providing guidance for the departmental advising staff throughout the college. 

The Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University was founded in 1997 on President George H. W. Bush’s philosophy that public service is a noble calling. Since then, the Bush School has continued to reflect that notion in curriculum, research and student experience. Accordingly, our school has become a leading public and international affairs graduate institution.

Opportunities to contribute
College and Department Advising Leadership
Records Maintenance
Career Center
Appeals and Petitions
Student Outreach Oversight

Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
Ten years of related experience in recruitment, admission, retention and/or advising of students

The well-qualified candidate will have a Master’s degree in Political Science, Public Administration, International Affairs, Student Affairs, Higher Education or related field and ten years of experience in college, student or academic supervision of full-time professional staff and demonstrated experience advising undergraduate student populations, working with diverse campus organizations such as records, admissions, registrar and financial aid and experience using Education Board’s Navigate system. 

What is next
Apply!  A cover letter and resume help us to know you better and make decisions quicker.  We encourage you upload them on the application under the CV/Resume section. 

Why Texas A&M University? 
Our Commitment
Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability.  Diverse perspectives, talents and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values.

Texas A&M University is a prestigious university with strong traditions, Core Values, and a community of caring and collaboration. Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability. Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values. Amenities associated with a major university, such as sporting and cultural events, state-of-the-art recreation facilities, the Bush Library and Museum, and much more await you. Experience all that a big city has to offer but with a reasonable cost-of-living and no long commutes.  

In accordance with the federal contractor vaccination mandate, specific facilities at The Texas A&M System may be considered a covered contractor workplace with covered contractor employees. Therefore, successful applicants for this position may be subject to the federal mandate to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment unless an approved medical or religious accommodation is in place.

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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