Part-Time Academic Advisor for EAP & Foreign Languages

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


Job Title Part-Time Academic Advisor for EAP & Foreign Languages
Job ID 994858
Location Kendall 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
World Languages
Reports To
Chairperson of EAP & Foreign Languages
Closing Date
Open Until Filled
FLSA Status
Non-Exempt


Job Summary


The Part-Time Academic Advisor for EAP & Foreign Languages works with both new and continuing EAP and foreign language 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
  • 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 of academic advising and career development principles and practices
  • Knowledge and understanding of College organization, goals and objectives, and policies and procedures
  • Familiarity with the student information system
  • Possess effective communication skills both orally and in writing
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization
  • Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective public relations
  • Ability to interact in a positive manner in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include evening and weekend assignments


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