Full Time/Part Time
Job Summary: - Counsels and advises students on academic issues relating to their major. Assists students with application for major declaration. Basic Duties: - Provides academic advising for new, transfer, and continuing students; - Discuss linkage between academic preparation and the working environment; - Communicate university policies and procedures; - Be familiar with TSI policies as it relates to UHD; - Assist with First Time College (FTIC) Orientation; - May assist in recruiting high school and community college students, and make presentations at special events; and - Performs all other duties assigned.
Vision 2020: The University of Houston-Downtown will be a premier city university where all students will engage in high-impact educational experiences and graduate with 21st Century skills. About the University of Houston-Downtown: Founded in 1974, UHD is an urban university with nearly 13,000 students and more than 30,000 alumni. UHD is ranked 37th nationally for graduating both Hispanic and African-American students with bachelor's degrees and is a federally qualified Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and a Minority Serving Institution (MSI). The University is dedicated to integrating teaching, service and research to prepare students for success in a dynamic global society. UHD is the second largest, four-year, public university in Houston and is a separate university within the University of Houston System. UHD has been recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse liberal arts institutions west of the Mississippi and is located in the fourth largest city in the nation, home to 26 Fortune 500 companies and other world-class institutions. The campus is located in the central business district near three professional sports stadiums and the dynamic Theatre District. Awards and Recognition 2012: In 2012 UHD was the only public Texas university named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll With Distinction by The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), recognizing outreach efforts and thousands of hours of community service by students. In addition, the University was recognized by G.I. Magazine as one of the top Military Friendly schools in the nation in 2011 and 2012 for support of veterans.
Basic Requirements: - Must have a Baccalaureate Degree; and - Must have a minimum of one (1) year of related work experience or a minimum of four (4) years in a professional position.
Notes to Applicants
An application, resume, and cover letter are required. This is a security sensitive position; a complete background investigation is required. In accordance with H.B. #558, Selective Service Registration may be required. Offer of employment contingent upon verification of individual's eligibility for employment in the United States. The University of Houston-Downtown is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or veteran status in the recruitment and admission of students, the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, and the operation of any of its programs and activities, as specified by all applicable laws and regulations. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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