Job Description - Specialist, Assessment/Advising
Description View created on 11/24/2014

Specialist, Assessment/Advising

FLSA Status: Exempt
Pay Grade: 13
Job Title ID: 12155
Job Series/Job Family: Student Support & Success Series / Campus Deans of Student Services Family

Reports To

Campus Dean

Job Purpose

To provide academic advising and assessment for students and prospective students.

Description of Duties and Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Advises students and potential students of the availability of education and training at the college. Provides educational planning, course selection, degree plans, admission, registration, and financial aid application procedures.
  2. Assists with recruiting prospective students by participating in College Connection programs, including kick-off, admissions, advising, tours, and follow-up.
  3. Reviews transripts, authorizes and interprets test scores and other informaiton for the Texas Success Inititative (TSI), and completes student TSI plans.
  4. Provides information regading career planning and employment.
  5. Receives records, uploads, and verifies data on student records.
  6. Advises students regarding personal, financial, academic, and career issues; makes appropriate College and community referals.
  7. Serves as a liaison between the WorkSource Centers and the College; provides up to date information about programs and services.

Knowledge

Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Required

Skills

Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Required

Computer Skills

Required

Physical Requirements

Work Experience

Required

Education

Required

Other

     Preferred

Safety