Education Advisor – AVC2CSU
Antelope Valley College
Education Advisor – AVC2CSU
FT, 12 months, Title V Funded
Salary: Range 19, $4,272.62/mo. + benefits
Deadline: May 23, 2017
Under the supervision of an assigned director, perform duties in support of the academic counseling office, with primary assignment in the Disabled Student Services and CalWORKs offices; performs other related duties as may be assigned.
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES: E = indicates essential duties of the position
• Assists students with the development of individual educational plans including and career goals general education, major, transfer and college requirements. (E)
• Verifies and approves course selections by students which are best suited to their college majors or transfer requirements in correlation with assessment scores or by prescription of the counselor. (E)
• Provides guidance information related to college rules and regulations, policies and procedures; assists students in the enrollment application process; provides preliminary transcript assessment. (E)
• Provides articulation information to students; provide information regarding state college and universities, university system campuses and private institutions. (E)
• Participates with initial intake of students; reviews verification; and discusses services available based upon particular disabilities.
• Conducts telephone follow-up calls for “at-risk” students.(E)
• Reviews and prepares files, transcripts, correspondence and reports.
• Sets up and maintains electronic database, files, and documentations. (E)
• Plans and implements a variety of workshops on topics associated with student success and career planning. (E)
• Collaborates with college support services including Counseling, Admission & Records, Financial Aid, Disabled Student Services, STAR, and EOP&S to maximize resources and services to students.(E)
• Conducts a variety of outreach activities including college tours; presents presentations regarding programs and services; develops community relationships; develops flyers, newsletters and brochures; and develops email messages. (E)
• Coordinates program efforts and educational options with appropriate organizations, including ACS State and Local Solutions, the Department of Social Services, and Career Options. (E)
• Provides work direction to student workers.
• Provides test proctoring.
• Attends committee, staff, and counseling meetings and workshops.
• Performs a variety of general clerical duties and responsibilities.
• Performs other related duties as may be assigned.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Any combination equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in counseling, psychology, business or a related field and two years of experience working with students in an academic environment.
• Principles and practices of academic advising
• Principles and techniques of student interviewing
• Modern office procedures, methods and computerequipment
• College and community resources to assist students
• Articulation information regarding state colleges, universities and private institutions
• Interpret and apply articulation requirements of state colleges and universities, the
• California university system and privateinstitutions
• Learn and interpret community college curriculum, placement procedures, course prerequisites and general education requirements.
• Assess student needs and make appropriatereferrals.
• Perform a variety of responsible work involving independent decision-making.
• Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
• Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and inwriting.
• Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
WORK DIRECTION, LEAD AND SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Provides work direction to student workers.
CONTACTS: Co-workers, counselors, interpreters, other departmental staff, student workers, students, parents, the general public, and external agencies.
• Requires the ability to exert some physical effort, such as walking, standing and light lifting
• Dexterity in the use of fingers, limbs and body in the operation of office equipment.
• Travel between campuses.
• Office environment.
For a complete listing and details of all open positions and how to apply, select the HR & Employment link on the AVC Web site at www.avc.edu or contact the Human Resources Office at (661) 722-6311; Voice/Relay, (661) 722-6300 x. 6360, 3041 West Avenue K, Lancaster, CA 93536.