HESA Assistantship Descriptions
Academic Advising and Career Exploration

The Academic Advising and Career Exploration Center at FHSU promotes and supports the university-wide academic advising program. FHSU students who have declared a major receive their advising from an assigned faculty member within their academic department. AACE provides advising to students who are exploratory majors. Specific responsibilities of AACE include, but are not limited to:providing general academic advisement to exploratory students, assisting students with change of major process, monitoring students on academic probation and suspension, developing advising resources for faculty, staff and students, providing professional development workshops advising faculty and professional staff, and providing career exploration services for students exploring and confirming majors.

Graduate Assistant - Academic Advising & Career Exploration
The Graduate Assistant will assist with carrying out the duties of the center. Due to the busy nature of this office, the graduate assistant must quickly adapt to a position with many time demands, and responsibility for several concurrent duties. The GA will assist in the coordination and execution of the Majors and Graduate Programs Fair, meet with prospective students and their families both on-campus and at Scholarship Recognition Programs, and advise undergraduate students on academic matters ranging from selecting a major to schedule building for enrollment.

For 2018-2019, 1 position is available.


Patricia Griffin, PhD
Director of Academic Advising and Career Exploration Center
600 Park Street
311 Picken Hall
Hays, KS 67601
(785) 628-5577

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