Part-Time Professional Coordinator/Academic Advisor (Arts, Letters & Business)

  • Part Time
  • Temporary
  • Anywhere
  • Part Time
  • Temporary
  • Anywhere
Job ID: 1003860
Location: West Campus
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Temporary

Job Details:

Job Family: STAFF –
Support Staff
Grade: HF
Salary: $21.80 – $29.80
Department: Arts &
Letters
Reports To:
Chairperson, Arts, Letters & Business

Closing Date:
October 1, 2022
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
First Review Date: August 8, 2022

Job Summary:

The Part-Time Professional Coordinator/Academic Advisor provides guidance, advisement, coaching
and mentoring, course scheduling coordination, clerical and operational support for the Bachelor of Applied Sciences (BAS) or (BS) Program,
Associate of Arts (AA), and Associate of Science (AS) Program, to the Department Chairperson, and/or the School Director.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Advises students regarding admissions, financial aid, academic testing, and
    graduation
  • Provides individual career counseling to students and assists new, continuing, transfer students to define/ clarify
    their educational goals and recommends courses and programs of study
  • Conducts case management activities for 250+ students (and
    growing)
  • Maintains regular communication with students regarding their academic progress
  • Tracks individual student
    performance and ensures that the BS or BAS graduates complete their academic requirements and paperwork to “walk” graduation
  • Creates, updates, tracks and maintains BS or BAS student enrollment and reporting databases for State Program Reports and Audits and
    ascertains program recruitment, enrollment, and completion reviews; approves Program Review Audits and student Individual Education Plans
    (IEP)
  • Gathers and prepares the information necessary to complete the baccalaureate year-end report
  • Assists the Chairperson
    with planning, recruitment and retention activities for all programs of study
  • Works with department Chairperson(s) to coordinate
    and assist with curriculum development and course scheduling for all BS or BAS courses; assists faculty with books/materials evaluation,
    ordering and distribution
  • Helps create and administer student surveys to ensure that the program meets expectations
  • Provides general information and answers student queries regarding the BS or BAS program
  • Represents department at recruitment
    fairs and other official activities
  • Reviews and evaluates transfer student transcripts from other institutions
  • Coordinates
    with Admission, Advisement, Veteran Affairs, and ISS representatives across all MDC campuses to maintain accurate student degree audit
    information
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelors Degree in
related discipline and three (3) years of related work experience

  • All educational degrees must be from a regionally accredited
    institution
  • Knowledge and understanding of College organization, goals, and objectives, and policies and procedures
  • Ability to organize and deliver presentations to audiences
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and other
    related computer programs
  • Possess excellent organizational and decision-making skills
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills
    to effectively communicate with students, coworkers, and general public
  • Knowledge of discipline specific materials, industry
    standard practices, industry employment opportunities
  • Knowledge of higher educational programs and opportunities
  • Ability
    to read and interpret documents such as school reports, data bases, course catalogs and transcripts
  • Ability to exercise discretion
    and independent judgment when completing daily assignments
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule to include evening and weekend
    assignments
  • Ability to work well in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff

Additional Requirements:

The final candidate is to successfully complete a background screening and
reference check process.:

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