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UT Health Academic and Admissions Advisor I - School of Public Health - San Antonio, TX in San Antonio, Texas

Academic and Admissions Advisor I - School of Public Health - San Antonio, TX

San Antonio, Texas



UTHealth School of Public Health

Requisition #: 21000259

Department: School of Public Health - San Antonio Regional Campus

Location: San Antonio, TX

Position Type: Full Time/ Non-Exempt

Position Summary:

Provides advising, admissions and retention services to prospective and existing students through individual and group counseling, and workshops. Provides information and guidance on specific degree plans and requirements, academic policy, and navigation of the student administrative processes.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  • Implements, coordinates, and monitors activities to recruit and matriculate students, including recruitment efforts specifically designed to encourage applications from students from diverse backgrounds.

  • Develops, coordinates, and delivers information sessions for existing and prospective students.

  • Serves as main point of contact for prospective students and maintains contact; assists with admission and registration processes.

  • Assists with the development, editing, and distribution of recruitment materials.

  • Assists with student activities including new student orientation, commencement, open houses, and receptions.

  • Meets with students in assigned academic programs and provides guidance and counseling with course planning.

  • Assists students in the development of individual academic plans to meet educational and professional goals.

  • Monitors students’ academic progress; updates student records.

  • Identifies gaps and barriers to successful completion of enrolled program and explores customization options as necessary; coordinates with faculty academic advisors as necessary.

  • Provides and/or identifies appropriate resource persons to provide support services for students as needs emerge.

  • Provides counsel to students on university policies and procedures.

  • Coordinates the advising process with faculty academic advisors, departments, and regional campuses.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal skills and the ability to work with diverse populations.

  • Ability to make general decisions requiring a comprehensive knowledge of a wide range of regulations, policies, procedures and practices. Generally requires use of initiative and independent judgment.

Minimum Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field with three (3) years of related experience in the areas of student admissions and enrollment and/or student advising; orMaster’s degree in related field with one (1) year of related experience in the areas of student admissions and enrollment and/or student advising.

Minimum Experience:

  • Years of experience varies based on education level.

Physical Requirements:

  • Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

  • This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

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