Part-Time Academic Advisor, The Law Center

Location
Miami, FL
Posted
Sep 07, 2017
Institution Type
Community College


Job Title Part-Time Academic Advisor, The Law Center
Job ID 994780
Location Wolfson Campus
Full/Part Time Part-Time
Regular/Temporary Temporary


Job Details



Job Family
STAFF - Support Staff
Grade
CT
Salary

$14.36 - $18.77 (Depending on Degree Earned)

Department
The Law Center
Reports To
Director, The Law Center
Closing Date
Open Until Filled
FLSA Status
Non-Exempt


Job Summary


The Part-Time Academic Advisor for The Law Center works with both new and continuing paralegal and pre-law students by helping them define and clarify their educational goals.


Duties & Responsibilities


  • Assists students with interpreting placement testing results and course selection process
  • Recommends courses and programs of study for new, continuing and transferring students
  • Registers students
  • Provides information about the College, including admission, registration, and special programs of study
  • Refers students to appropriate departments for additional assistance as needed
  • Provides information about graduation and transfer requirements
  • Conducts follow-up activities such as classroom visits to provide early registration assistance and general advisement in order to increase student success and retention
  • Advises students who are under the Standard of Academic Progress (S.O.A.P.)
  • Performs other duties as assigned



Minimum Requirements


  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution in a relevant field and three (3) years of related experience, or Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution in a relevant field and six (6) months experience as an MDC Student Advisement Support
  • All educational degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution
  • Knowledge and understanding of College organization, goals and objectives, and policies and procedures
  • Possess excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to adapt to a high volume office environment
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and interact effectively with college employees at all levels
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and database applications
  • Ability to meet and deal with the public with excellent tact, poise, patience, and courtesy
  • Ability to promote and maintain effective employee and public relations
  • Ability to travel to other college campuses, other educational institutions, and outreach centers
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule to include days, evenings, and weekend assignments
  • Ability to work well in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff


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