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Texas Tech University Academic Advisor in Lubbock, Texas


Extended Job Title:

Academic Advisor

Position Description:

Performs academic advising, educational, professional, or other basic academic advising or training at the individual or group level as appropriate. Work is performed under supervision with performance based on individual advising effectiveness and overall program results obtained.

Requisition ID:


Travel Required:

Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions:

  • Communicate with students about the registration systems, assist with the registration process, changing classes, and adding/dropping classes.

  • Meet with students to plan schedules.

  • Assist with completion of graduation forms or major changes.

  • Communicate with students and faculty about academic issues.

  • Follow up with students of risk.

  • Handle recruitment inquiries and create recruitment materials.

  • Maintain a database of graduates and handle all exit procedures.

Grant Funded?:


Minimum Hire Rate:


Pay Basis:


Work Location:


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to use Texas Tech University's platforms for advising, registration, academic information, and communication.

  • Ability to problem-solve and establish relationships with students.

  • Have an understanding of state academic requirements and degree program requirements and limits.


Ag Education and Communications

Required Attachments:

Cover Letter, Professional/Personal References, Resume / CV

Job Type:

Full Time

Pay Statement:

Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group:

Academic Support Professionals



EEO Statement:

As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree required; one year related experience preferred.

Does this position work in a research laboratory?:


Navy Enlisted Classification Code:

3766, 9587, 2199

Army Military Occupational Specialty Code:

79R, 79T, 79S, 79V

Air Force Specialty Code:

8R000, 83R0, 8A100

Marine Military Occupational Specialty Code:

8411, 4801, 4821, 8412