Assistant Director of Academic Advising

  • Freelance
  • Anywhere
  • Freelance
  • Anywhere

Position Purpose

The Assistant Director of Academic Advising provides coordination and delivery of advising in
assigned division(s). This includes collaboration with faculty advisors, monitoring academic progress of all assigned students, and
providing recommendations on course scheduling. This position works closely with departmental colleagues and the faculty and Associate Dean
in assigned division(s). Additionally, the Assistant Director provides project management in the area of retention related outreach to at
risk students and faculty.

Essential Duties Summary

  • Coordinate and deliver academic advising services
    for students in assigned divisions;
  • Advise students in assigned divisions on course and major selection, college policies,
    transition and transfer processes, individualized major development, and enhancing academic experiences and skills;
  • Provide accurate
    information regarding courses of instruction, resources and college policies and procedures to internal and external
    constituencies;
  • Develop trainings and sup port materials for faculty and staff about academic advising and advising
    resources;
  • Prepare and deliver workshops and resources for faculty, staff and students in assigned areas related to academic
    advising including group advising, collaboration with departments and faculty advisors, first year programming, advising services,
    etc.;
  • Collaborate with faculty advisors and departmental colleagues to provide seamless advising for students throughout their time
    at NEC;
  • Maintain accurate notes from initial contact through graduation and project needs of assigned students;
  • Prepare
    preliminary transfer credit evaluations for best application to major selection;
  • Prepare preliminary degree evaluation and plans for
    completing remaining courses for assigned students;
  • Aid in College wide retention efforts which promote student academic success and
    student engagement within the NEC community;
  • Coordinate the withdrawal process for students including exit interviews, withdrawal
    notifications, and analysis of data for trends impacting retention;
  • Organize the delivery of information to faculty regarding
    advising and students including class attendance, mid-term progress, student absences, etc..

Required
Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required;
  • 1-3 years’ experience in academic advising;
  • Proficient in
    Microsoft Office Suite;
  • Experience with Student Databases;
  • Excellent verbal, written, and organizational
    skills;
  • Strong counseling and interpersonal skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • SCT Banner
    knowledge preferred;
  • Master’s degree preferred

Posting Number: S00395P

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