AdviseTX College Advisor (Multiple Positions)

University of North Texas at Dallas College of Law
March 17, 2023
Offerd Salary:$32,945
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Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Full Time/Part Time
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Position Details

Position Information

UNT System Overview

Welcome to the University of North Texas System. UNT System includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.

Posting Title AdviseTX College Advisor (Multiple Positions) Department DAL-Admissions-UG-521200 Job Location Dallas Full Time/Part Time Retirement Eligibility TRS Eligible Additional Retirement Information

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Salary Information $32,945.00 Department Summary

The University Of North Texas at Dallas – the first four-year public institution of higher education in the city – seeks an individual who will help shape the character of a 21st century, teaching-focused university. Candidates should be able to express enthusiastic support for the mission of the university to transform the lives of students, families and communities by providing high-quality, student-focused education in preparation for tomorrow's careers, and its vision to create the place of choice where students are inspired to learn, faculty are inspired to teach and the community is inspired to support. For more information about the university, go to: https://

Position Overview

AdviseTX College Advisers will help Texas high school students with the aim to increase college and career readiness and postsecondary enrollment among low- income, first-generation and underrepresented high school students. AdviseTX Hybrid College Advisers will be responsible for ensuring students have the necessary information to explore the full range of college options, host events and workshops geared towards college admission and financial aid, track student engagement and programmatic milestones leading to enrollment, and more. This is a grant-funded position. Continued employment is contingent upon available grant-funding.

Additional Posting Details

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in related field; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to mentor and coach others.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, and virtual conferencing platforms such as MS Teams and Zoom.
  • Ability to coordinate and attend events and meetings at times beyond traditional office working hours is required.
  • Excellent communication, verbal, presentation and leadership skills.
  • Ability to make decisions independently and, at times, with little to no direction.
  • Strong and creative problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to collect, analyze and report various types of data sets.
  • Ability to work urgently on multiple tasks at once in a fast paced and results oriented environment.
  • Work collaboratively and effectively with a number of teams and individuals to accomplish the goals of the program.
  • Commitment to the success of high school students through the college application process.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with high school students.
  • Previous college admission and financial aid experience.
  • Knowledge of college access best practices, admission rules and regulations, FERPA, and university policies.
  • Familiarity with the UNT Dallas campus, its historical landmarks, and points of interest and location of both academic and non-academic offices.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish.
  • Required License / Registration / Certification Work Schedule

    Monday – Friday 8am-5pm with some evening and weekend work required as needed

    Driving University Vehicle No Security Sensitive This is a security sensitive position. EEO Statement

    The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

    Classification Title AdviseTX College Advisor Physical Requirements Ability to communicate

    Job Duties


    Provide one-on-one assistance to high school students in order to research, apply to and enroll in best fit colleges that will serve them well. To include helping students complete the admissions and financial aid application processes.


    Assess, in consultation with AdviseTX Program Manager and partner school personnel, the particular needs of each school and adapt programs and activities to meet these needs.


    Work to engage families or guardians in support of their students' college- going outcomes as appropriate.


    Collaborate with school personnel to promote the college-going culture at the school, including but not limited to visiting classrooms, assemblies and student organization meetings to offer college advising services, organizing a Decision Day event to celebrate the college-going decisions of graduating seniors, and other workshop and programs as needed to reach established college-going goals.


    Record up-to-date service activity data using the College Advising Corps' web- based system, GRACE


    Submit progress reports to the AdviseTX Program Manager documenting progress and outcome data


    Establish productive working relationships with principals, counselors, and teachers in assigned partner school/district.


    Participate fully in pre- and in-service training in order to develop professionally.


    Any other duties assigned by AdviseTX Program Manager.

    Posting Detail Information

    Posting Number S5528P

    Position End Date (if temporary) Special Instructions to Applicants Quicklink for Posting https: //

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • What is your highest level of education attained?
  • GED
  • High School Diploma
  • Associate's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Doctorate
  • Do you have previous higher education experience?
  • Yes
  • No
  • What is your level of proficiency in Spanish (speaking, reading, writing, grammar/composition)
  • No proficiency
  • Poor/moderate
  • Good
  • Excellent
  • Are you Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Documents Needed to Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • References - List of Names and Contact Information for 3
  • Optional Documents

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