Senior Academic/Career Advisor

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Job ID: 1003834
Location: Wolfson Campus
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Details:

Job Family:
ADMIN – Professional Exempt Non-Contractual (PENC)
Grade: 14
Salary: $52,189 –
$65,235
Department: Advisement and Career Services
Reports To: Campus Director, Career and
Advisement Services
Closing Date: September 26, 2022
FLSA Status: Exempt – Not Eligible for
Overtime Compensation
First Review Date: August 4, 2022

Job
Summary:

The Senior Advisor provides support and guidance to his/her caseload to ensure students have the best
opportunity to achieve their educational goals. Senior Advisors are responsible for the engagement and progression of students and play a
pivotal role in promoting student success to ensure they reach key benchmarks throughout their academic
program.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assesses
    strengths and weaknesses in students academic, career, and personal development by identifying factors that enhance or prevent academic
    progress, examines alternatives based on changing goals, academic progress or personal situation, and interprets non-cognitive assessment
    results to guide students to establish realistic academic and career goals including a transfer or employment strategy and developing an
    Individualized Education Plan (IEP)
  • Monitors academic progress of students by analyzing progress reports from instructors,
    determining eligibility and satisfactory progress toward degree, identifying current and potential needs or problem areas; such as, study
    skills and tutoring, and helping students access college resources, including navigating the student portal to attain self-sufficiency in
    college transactions
  • Develops and delivers seminars, orientations, workshops, training, or other activities as well as, conducts
    and leads group advisement sessions during new student orientations
  • Promotes student engagement through college life and campus
    involvement
  • Communicates with student caseload systematically, frequently, and intentionally through multiple methods, including
    but not limited to face-to-face meetings, college-supported technology solutions, e-mail, telephone, text messages, and social media
  • Provides information, analyzes data, generates written reports regarding their caseload progress as requested and contributes to
    the development of the Annual Effectiveness Reports (AER)
  • Collaborates with faculty and other college personnel to identify
    creative solutions to enhance the students overall educational experience
  • Works collaboratively with relevant discipline and
    student services personnel to ensure seamless transition to academic coaching and mentoring and through degree completion
  • Conducts
    exit interviews with students who withdraw from the college in order to improve current retention plans and develop new plans to address
    emerging issues
  • Ensures student caseload is adhering to IEP and registering continuously each semester
  • Completes all
    necessary professional development, including required training offered by College Training and Development
  • Performs other duties
    as assigned

Minimum Requirements:

  • Masters degree in psychology, counseling, education or other discipline deemed relevant by the college
    and one (1) year of relevant experience in a higher education or similar setting
  • All educational degrees must be from a regionally
    accredited institution
  • Knowledge and understanding of College organization, goals and objectives, and policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of programs of study, including general education requirements and pre-requisites for academic pathways
  • Knowledge of academic advising and career development practices and principles
  • Knowledge of workforce education trends,
    occupations and career options
  • Ability to identify relevant community resources and external support services and connect students
    as appropriate
  • Expertise in advising students
  • Possess strong organizational skills to prioritize workload and provide
    advisement to assigned students in a timely manner
  • Ability to leverage technology to facilitate the management of student caseload
    and possess strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills in order to
    interact with diverse constituents and to provide high quality support and customer service to students
  • Ability to establish and
    maintain effective working relationships with academic departments, faculty, staff, students, and the local community; ability to
    effectively present information one-on-one and in small groups
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure
    manuals; ability to abide by the ethical standards and guidelines for academic advising
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule
    including days, evenings, and some 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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