Academic Adviser - Health Professions

About Baltimore City Community College
Founded in 1947, Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) is a comprehensive, urban institution accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The College's campus is located in West Baltimore; the institution also has several satellite locations throughout the city. With its broad range of degree and certificate programs, affordable tuition, and extensive outreach, BCCC offers educational opportunities to the citizens of Baltimore City and throughout the state of Maryland. BCCC serves more than 15,000* students annually, providing credits that transfer to four-year colleges and universities as well as workforce training leading directly to job placement. The College is proud of the fact that 100** nations are represented within the student body.

* Based on annual unduplicated credit and non-credit headcount for FY 2016. **Based on fall 2015 credit enrollment.

Requisition Number: 2017-083
Posting Start Date: 8/4/2017
City: Baltimore
State: MD
Minimum Education: Bachelors
Additional Documentation: Transcripts Required (upload as other)
Compensation: $40,000

Academic Adviser - Health Professions

Description/Job Summary
Overview of Position
  • Provides academic advising of undergraduate students in the Pre-Health Professions Pathways interested in completing the RN to BSN matriculation and dual enrollment programs
  • Provides academic advising regarding all relevant curriculum areas-course requirements and selection, policies and procedures, scholastic standards, new freshman and transfer issues, and other appropriate areas
  • Facilitates students' academic progress by evaluating their needs and developing appropriate educational plans
  • Maintains student academic files that include a record of advising activities that takes place during each visit
  • Assists in the development and preparation of advising related materials such as training manuals, brochures, handouts, general information summaries, and newsletters
  • Ensures all published materials for student advising (undergraduate handbook, catalog) are self-consistent and consistent with electronic records system for all major tracks
  • Collaborates with the Admissions and Student Affairs Division to conduct information sessions and distributing multimedia marketing materials about the RN to BSN matriculation and dual-enrollment programs at BCCC to potential and current students
  • Assists with advising students of various opportunities related to matriculation partnerships and reverse transfer opportunities
  • Collects and disseminates information to students, faculty, and departments about changes in major requirements or College policies and adjusts advising strategies as appropriate
  • Maintains current knowledge of campus resources, critical dates, as well as policies and procedures for undergraduate students
  • Participates in professional development activities, including intra-office and campus-wide advisor training, and professional conferences
  • Other relate duties as assigned

Required Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in advising, counseling, or related field
  • Minimum of 1 years' experience in academic advising or counseling

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in an institution of Higher Education
  • Experience with Canvas or other learning management system (LMS)
  • Experience in outcomes assessment
  • Experience designing marketing and education materials
  • Experience in public speaking in an urban institution to students directly and in groups
  • Experience in advising students pursuing health professions careers

BCCC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.

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