Job Description

Extended Job Title
Lead Academic Advisor

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
Performs complex Academic Advising, educational, professional, or other advising or training at the individual or group level as appropriate. Responsibilities may include analyzing special and/or complex problems. May coordinate and manage Academic Advising initiatives. May supervise Senior and other Academic Advisors. Performance is based on individual advising effectiveness and overall program results obtained. Work is performed under minimal supervision in accordance with established policies and procedures.


Requisition ID

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Provides informative and collaborative academic advising for assigned student populations as well as assists Academic Advisors in complex cases. Responsible for providing educational guidance, assistance, and academic advising to both undergraduate and graduate students. Advises nursing students on strategies related to academic planning and academic success
  • Review, develop and implement strategic plans for increasing nursing recruitment, application and enrollment. Compiles and performs analysis of nursing student data utilizing technology and software. Identifies trends, evaluates enrollment, retention rates, and learning outcomes to assess student academic progress and graduation success rates
  • Supervise advising staff for SON. Perform evaluations, review timecards and recruit staff as needed. Provide direction to staff and have ability to recommend set standards/metrics
  • Oversees, develops and coordinates presentations for orientations, trainings, university events and activities regarding academic advising, retention initiatives, mentoring and academic success. Collaborates with campus and outside universities/colleges and departments to develop advising tools and resources. Coordinate special advising programs and initiatives using virtual and innovative electronic and/or social media platforms


Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate

Pay Basis

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree required plus two years relevant experience in higher education
  • Master’s degree from an accredited university
  • Experience with university Banner systems
  • CRM and other student admission software
  • Ability to analyze data from currently adopted solutions to monitor and evaluate the progress of target student populations
  • Ability to speak fluently in both English and Spanish

HSC - El Paso

Hunt SON Admin Elp

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

Occasional Duties
  • Maintains a working knowledge of best practices in advising for retention and timely progress to degree. Coordinates special advising programs and initiatives. Designs and provides training to advising staff
  • Assist and participate in Hunt School of Nursing events
  • Perform other job related duties as assigned



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 plus two years relevant experience


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