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Admissions Advisor

San Jacinto College
Houston, TX 77049
  • Job Code
    126314315

San Jacinto College

Equal Opportunity Statement: The San Jacinto College District is committed to equal opportunity for all students, employees, and applicants without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, pregnancy, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, genetic information, marital status, or veteran status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

Admissions Advisor - North Campus

Essential Job Functions:
  • Advise prospective students and families about the admissions and enrollment process; application, testing requirements, orientation, transcript, immunization, and FASFA.
  • Advise students about degree pathways and academic requirements.
  • Prepare students for course registration for their first semester courses ensuring that all steps to enrollment are complete.
  • Input immunization records, high school and college transcripts, and test scores to update student's admissions status.
  • Monitor student registration activities and recommend solutions to course availability.
  • Refer students to the appropriate specialized staff for such issues as disability services, counseling, financial assistance, tutoring, etc.
  • Assist with registration, and SOS navigation at new student orientation.
  • Understand the institution's interpretation of FERPA rules of the release of student information to faculty, parents, students, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned


Additional Job Functions:
  • Serve as a liaison and foster intentional relationships with other advisors, offices, and departments
  • Stay abreast of changing institutional information including admissions requirements, new programs, course changes, deadlines, important dates, costs, expanding facilities, updates in college-wide initiatives, and state and federal mandates


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of admissions processes and requirements.
  • Knowledge of TSIA and academic requirements.
  • Knowledge of intentional and proactive advising practices.
  • Knowledge of institutional policies and procedures.
  • Understand the institution's interpretation of FERPA rules of the release of student information to faculty, parents, students, etc.
  • Know graduation requirements for future planning.
  • Detail oriented in order to maintain accurate records (including electronic records) of interactions with students.
  • Be a student advocate when appropriate.
  • Serve as a liaison and foster intentional relationships with other advisors, offices, and departments.
  • Knowledge of other student support services and specialized staff for such issues as disability services, counseling, financial assistance, tutoring, etc.
  • Stay abreast of changing institutional information including admissions requirements, new programs, course changes, deadlines, important dates, costs, expanding facilities, updates in college-wide initiatives, and state and federal mandates
  • Have working knowledge of Banner Student module and Webextender
  • Must be extremely accurate and have excellent communication, proof-reading, grammar and spelling skills
  • Must be willing to adapt to changes in policies and procedures
  • Must be able to work unsupervised and multitask in a fast-paced office environment
  • Must possess personal PC computer literacy
  • Must possess outstanding customer service skills and interpersonal skills
  • Must be team-oriented with the ability to work well with other staff members in the development


Required Education/Experience:
  • Associates Degree and 5 years related experience or Bachelor's Degree


Preferred Education/Experience:
  • In-depth knowledge of Banner Student modules preferred
  • In-depth knowledge of current Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board rules and regulations preferred
  • In-depth knowledge of and ability to enforce institutional policies and procedures preferred
  • Understanding of FERPA law
  • Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply


Note: This position has opportunity for remote work arrangements with appropriate approvals and in accordance with the policies, procedures, and needs of the College.

Salary Grade: 18

Salary is based on the Board-approved salary schedule for the current fiscal year. See Salary Schedule

Requisition Number: req2757

Posting Close Date: 12/11/2020

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Posted: 2020-11-21 Expires: 2020-12-22

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