Westminster, Maryland
May 05, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

The position of Advisor/Counselor is available in the Division of Student Affairs.  This position is on a full-time, 12-month basis, working under the supervision of the Director of Advising and Transfer.

FUNCTION:  Responsible for advising of current students including academically at risk students, developing/delivering services to help students define and reach educational goals, and providing support as needed in outreach activities to new and current students. Specific duties include:  advising students regarding educational planning and facilitating students’ progress toward academic goals, including developing academic plans through the Ellucian Student Planning module; providing advising support for academically at-risk students as needed; assisting in the work of the Areas of Study, including active participation in the planning, implementation and promotion of initiatives to encourage student involvement and completion; designing and presenting workshops, class presentations, and seminars to meet student needs; advising students on transfer and career options within an Area of Study; working with advising staff on developing innovative strategies for student retention and completion, including advising an assigned caseload of students who are on academic probation; serving on college committees and performing other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:  Master’s Degree and experience in higher education, performing academic, career or transfer advising duties are required. Demonstrated ability to assist students in personal/educational development and demonstrated ability to work with students in a classroom or workshop setting is required. Direct community college experience in career or transfer advising is preferred. Must be available to work at least one evening per week, and at least two evenings a week during peak times. Occasional Saturdays and variable hours are required when necessary.

SALARY:  Grade 10 on the 12-month salary scale with a starting salary range of $44,107 with actual salary placement based on credentials. Excellent benefit package.

APPLICATION PROCESS:  To be considered, interested applicants must submit a cover letter to include minimum salary required and resume postmarked by May 19, 2017 to the Human Resources Department at Carroll Community College, 1601 Washington Road, Westminster, Maryland 21157 or email In order to qualify for employment, candidates must successfully complete a criminal background check.


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