Academic Administrative Duties

Academic Advisor

  • Complete necessary paperwork and forms for proper maintenance of student records.
  • Enter course requisite overrides in Internet Native Banner( INB).
  • Participate in staff meetings.
  • Participate in COGNOS and Banner training/updates.
  • Communicate scheduling issues to appropriate designee.
  • Participate in professional development activities.

Senior Academic Advisor

  • Collaborate and provide insight to schedule deputy regarding scheduling issues.
  • Serve as college/department candidate coordinator.
  • Perform audits for athletics, ROTC, and veterans.
  • Serve on committees and provide input on University policies and procedures, admissions, etc.
  • Represent department at special functions held by college/department and/or University.
  • Design and implement programming, and communicate with prospective students interested in Change of Curricula (CODO).
  • Provide guidance and assistance to students with plan of study projection for financial aid appeals.
  • Participate in training of new academic advisors, with assistance of assistant/associate director.
  • Support student leadership development: student council.
  • Collect and analyze data for further analysis.

Assistant/Associate Director

  • Assesses unit/operation functions and develops and implements policies, procedures, and objectives.
  • Initiates and prepares administrative reports and documents; may include data analysis.
  • Supervises, trains, and evaluates assigned staff or supervises all of their academic advising, recruitment/retention, and/or student support activities.
  • Develops work plans, policies and reports in accordance with established unit and department objectives and funding limitations.
  • Acts as liaison with the community, students, faculty and staff in facilitating University programs.
  • Evaluate applicants for reentry/readmission.
  • Act as signature authority to ensure accurate student record-keeping for items such as Change of Curricula (CODO), University Withdrawals, Credit Transfers, Graduation Index Adjustments, etc.
  • Provide assistance to schedule deputy regarding scheduling issues, including coordinating collection of space requirement forecast for courses.
  • Play an integral role and represent college/department on committees established to design and implement changes to University policies and procedures.
  • Assist in planning and implementation of college/department commencement activities.
  • Develop COGNOS reports, and coordinate training in COGNOS and Banner.


  • Provide leadership for a large advising staff and ensure that best practices are followed.
  • Plans, directs and reviews the academic advising, recruitment/retention, and/or student support activities and operations of the department.
  • Supervises directly and through subordinate supervisors all department staff or supervises all of the department's or college's academic advising, recruitment/retention, and/or student support activities and operations.
  • Oversees and participates in the hiring, training and evaluation of department staff.
  • Determines and takes appropriate corrective action and discipline, including termination.
  • Confers with University officials, program directors, budget administrators and/or staff to make determinations for budget development, strategies, planning, requests, and management analysis and accountability reports.
  • Represent college/department at community and campus events, in meetings, and with other University personnel, and during accreditation process.
  • Review athletics, ROTC, and veterans audit results; identify issues that need resolved.
  • Supervise advising, clerical and/or student staff members.
  • Schedule and lead regular staff meetings.
  • Assist in formulation of strategic plans for the college/department.
  • Set expectations for course enrollment process and assess result each semester.
  • Plan, present, assess and revise STAR programming.
  • Provide input to administration regarding University regulations, policies and procedures; convey students' feedback regarding these items.
  • Support and provide professional activities for staff.

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