Part-Time Professional Coordinator / Academic Advisor, Engineering

Location
Miami, FL
Posted
Sep 07, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Academic Advising
Institution Type
Community College


Job Title Part-Time Professional Coordinator / Academic Advisor, Engineering
Job ID 995989
Location North Campus
Full/Part Time Part-Time
Regular/Temporary Temporary


Job Details



Job Family
STAFF - Support Staff
Grade
HF
Salary
$21.81 - $29.80
Department
School of Engineering and Technology
Reports To
School Director, Chairperson
Closing Date
Open Until Filled
FLSA Status
Non-Exempt


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


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