Educational Advisor

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
Location: Marple

Job Type: Admin, Professional, Full Time

Department:
5302 Career and Counseling Center

Job Number: 002384

Closing: 9/6/2022 11:59 PM
Eastern

Position Summary

Delaware County Community College (DCCC), located outside of the Philadelphia Metro
area, is looking for a talented and dynamic Educational Advisor in our Career & Counseling Center to join
our team of diverse higher education professionals who are committed to student success.

Essential
Functions

The Educational Advisor provides a proactive and holistic advising approach with students to understand their
choice of major and career, develop an academic plan with estimated graduation date, and transfer goals (as applicable). Educational Advisor
maintains extensive knowledge of course sequencing, academic programs, transfer institutions, student services, and collaborate with the
colleges’ faculty and staff to enhance student performance and retention. This position directly impacts student success, completion, and
retention, and requires considerable contact with a diverse population of students through individual and group sessions, email, in-person,
and virtual sessions, as well as telephone contact. 

The successful candidate must be an engaging, effective, innovative, dynamic
professional who fosters collaboration. This individual will be able to demonstrate the use of best practice strategies associated with all
aspect of higher education advising.  This individual will demonstrate a spirit of an independent problem-solver and a strong understanding
of the College’s mission and goals.  Educational Advisors will demonstrate a high level of confidentiality, integrity and professionalism
when dealing with sensitive student information within the stated guidelines. The Educational Advisor will also have a demonstrated ability
to encourage, model, embrace, and incorporate diverse thought and perspective of all individuals of various backgrounds, ideas, and
perspectives to foster an all-inclusive environment and drive retention and completion results.

Experience &
Education

Qualified candidates will have some experience in academic advising as well as a demonstrated commitment to
student-centeredness.  Knowledge of FERPA privacy regulations and the ability to handle confidential information.  Flexibility to work
varied hours including evenings, weekends, and travel to branch campus locations, particularly around registration events with one (1)
evening per week required; occasional Saturdays required.  A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in related field of
study or equivalent combination of education and experience is required; Master’s degree preferred.

Supplemental
Information

Background Clearances: Act 153 Clearances (Act 34 PA Criminal Background History, Act 151 PA
Child Abuse History, Act 114 FBI Clearance); Verification of educational credentials 

Delaware County Community College strongly
encourages applications from members of traditionally under-represented groups. DCCC promotes an organizational culture and structure that
honors diversity through integration of the principles of access, inclusion and most importantly equality. For immediate
consideration, interested candidates can apply online at 
https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/dccc  

DCCC offers a great
competitive salary, with an outstanding benefits package which includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Drug for all benefit
eligible employees; College Paid Disability and Life Insurance; Flexible Spending Accounts; 403(b) Defined Contribution Retirement Plans (5%
Employee Mandatory Contribution and a 10% Match by the College); Generous PTO, Holiday and Winter Break Schedule; Tuition Waiver & Tuition
Reimbursement; and a Compressed Four (4) Day Work Week Each Summer; Professional Development Opportunities; and a Supportive Work/Life
Balance Campus Environment.  

DCCC fosters a work environment and a learning community focused on student success by
delivering quality, affordable, and responsive educational opportunities in a technologically rich and supportive environment.  We celebrate
differences and commit to an “open door” policy for individuals with varying levels of knowledge, skills, experiences, and needs. By
embracing diverse collegial perspectives, we seek to make inclusivity, teamwork, and respect the foundation for our students to reach their
academic goals and on staff to thrive professionally.  
DCCC is an equal employment opportunity employer, valuing diversity, equity,
and inclusion
.

Benefits

Delaware County Community College provides a generous benefits
package including medical, dental, vision, life and LTD insurances, and a 403(b). 

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