Rosemont College is a community of lifelong learners dedicated to academic excellence and fostering joy
in the pursuit of knowledge. Rosemont College seeks to develop in all members of the community open and critical minds, the ability to make
reasoned moral decisions, and a sense of responsibility to serve others in our global society.
Rooted in Catholicism, Rosemont
welcomes all faiths and is guided by the principles of Cornelia Connelly and the Society of the Holy Child Jesus to meet the needs of the
Rosemont College values: Trust in and reverence for the dignity of each person; Diversity with a commitment to building an
international community; Persistence and courage in promoting justice with compassion; Care for the Earth as our common home.
The Coordinator of Academic Advising and Learning Support works in conjunction with the Student Academic
Success Team to take responsibility for implementing, maintaining, and coordinating an academic advising model, as well as maintaining
collaboration with the Undergraduate College students, faculty, and staff regarding all aspects of advising. Additionally, the Coordinator
of Academic Advising and Learning Support assists in retention efforts, as well as managing academic success support for all students,
including those conditionally admitted or probationary students through programming.
SPECIFIC DUTIES INCLUDE*
- Manage all aspects of Rosemont Colleges’ academic success (tutoring) program, including recruitment, hiring, training, and
supervisor of tutors and the Tutoring Center.
- Design and administer a comprehensive assessment plan for tutoring and other student
learning programs, including feedback surveys and tutor observations
- Ensure that tutoring and other student learning programs are
accessible and inclusive for first-generation students, low-income students, underrepresented students of color, and other students
historically marginalized in higher education
- Manage appointment software, including setting up courses and tutor profiles,
verifying tutor information, and troubleshooting scheduling problems with tutors and students
- Provide academic advising to students
about academic requirements and selection of courses
- Monitors academic progress of students; analyzes progress reports from
- identifies current and potential needs or problem areas for students (e.g., study skills, tutoring) and refers students
to appropriate campus resources for assistance; communicates findings to coaches and administrators
- Evaluate and determine the
transfer of credits; research course descriptions to determine transferability
- Review and interpretation of placement and other
standardized test scores, unofficial transcripts, and courses prerequisites
- Perform research and scheduling tasks for incoming
freshman and transfer students
- Perform and interpret degree audits
- Perform all research and preparation of academic
standings report each semester
- Stay abreast of changing institutional information including admissions requirements, new programs,
course changes, deadlines, important dates, costs, expanding facilities, updates in college-wide initiatives, transfer requirements, and
state and federal mandates
- Participate in the planning, implementation, and the evaluation of the academic advisement program’s
goals and objectives.
- Maintains student files and records; documents all pertinent student information
- Refer students to the
appropriate specialized staff for such issues as comprehensive counseling, financial assistance, study abroad, etc.
- Serve as
resource for faculty/staff
- Develop advising materials and presentations to support individual and group student sessions
* PLEASE NOTE: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibility
that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibility and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
- Bachelor’s degree required and Master’s degree preferred in appropriate discipline.
The degree requirement may be substituted for substantial work experience in college level advising and/or learning assistance
- Knowledge of undergraduate advising policies and practices.
- Excellent organizational, communication, research and
- Ability to work with faculty, staff, and students.
SKILLS, ABILITIES, TRAINING,
- Bachelor’s Degree required
- Master’s Degree preferred
- Higher Education experience
- 2 years of related experience
- Creative problem-solving skills
- Excellent customer service
- Excellent written communication skills
- Demonstrated supervisory and team-building skills
- Ability to
prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
- Ability to complete projects with minimal supervision
- Ability to work
independently and on a team
- Ability to work within strict deadlines
- Strong computer skills
- Knowledge & skill in the
use of integrated software systems
- Ability to work extended hours as needed
- Detail oriented and organized
display a good representation of the College
- Proficient with Microsoft® Office Products (especially Word and Excel)
- Proficiency with Internet to use as resource, research and work tool
- Good interpersonal skills – ability to work well with
Faculty, Students and Staff
- Excellent oral communication skills (i.e., ability to deal effectively with others; speak
professionally on the phone, etc.)