Academic Advisor, Full-time Faculty (Northeast Regional Center)

Philadelphia, PA
Sep 11, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Academic Advising
Institution Type
Community College
Community College of Philadelphia

General Description

Community College of Philadelphia is an open-admission, associate-degree-granting institution which provides access to higher education for all who may benefit. Its programs of study in the liberal arts and sciences, career technologies, and basic academic skills provide a coherent foundation for college transfer, employment and lifelong learning. The College serves Philadelphia by preparing its students to be informed and concerned citizens, active participants in the cultural life of the city, and enabled to meet the changing needs of business, industry and the professions. To help address broad economic, cultural and political concerns in the city and beyond, the College draws together students from a wide range of ages and backgrounds and seeks to provide the programs and support they need to achieve their goals.

Community College of Philadelphia is dedicated to attracting and retaining talented, diverse faculty who impact the lives of our students and better our community. Faculty Academic Advisors provide a proactive advising approach with students to explore a student's choice of major and career goals. Academic Advisors work with students to create educational plans that will lead to academic and social success. Academic Advisors maintain extensive knowledge of academic programs and student services and collaborate with College faculty and staff to enhance student performance and retention. This position requires considerable contact with a diverse population of students through individual and group sessions, email, and telephone contact. This position is located at the college's Northeast Regional Center.

Community College of Philadelphia recognizes that our employees are important and vital to our success. We offer a high-quality, comprehensive program of benefits, which represents an important component of total compensation.

Our benefits include:

  • College-paid medical, dental and prescription drug for employee and all of their eligible family members
  • College-paid life and disability insurance
  • College closes for Winter Break the week between Christmas and New Years and for a week in March for Spring Break
  • Forgivable tuition loan (for classes at any accredited academic institution)
  • 403(b) retirement plan with 10% College contribution
  • Healthcare and Dependent Care flexible spending accounts
  • Paid vacation plus holiday and personal time off

Community College of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.