NON-CREDIT/NON-TEACHING ASSIGNMENT, Program Advisor
This is a part-time, non-teaching faculty position.
Assigned to a particular academic area within the Academic Divisions of the College (i.e., Business and Technology, Health and Sciences).
Advise students (individual and group) on course selection in their program of study, the development of an educational plan, semester scheduling and graduation planning in their assigned academic area(s). The Program Advisor will help students develop a Comprehensive Educational Plan (CEP) in their field of study which supports their unique goals and circumstances. As necessary, the Program Advisor will refer students to the appropriate College resources (counseling, career services, tutoring, etc.). In addition, the Program Advisor will provide support for their assigned academic program(s) or division.
Position Title: NON-CREDIT/NON-TEACHING ASSIGNMENT, Program Advisor
Duties of Position:
- Provide individualized and group advising for their assigned students in their area.
- Assist with the College's New and Continuing Student advising programming.
- Develop Comprehensive Educational Plans (CEPs) for students majoring in their assigned area.
- Create and maintain informational files on student success in their assigned area.
- Create and monitor promotional and advertising materials in collaboration with other departments.
- Maintain current knowledge about the College's academic advising and student success programs and services.
- Maintain current knowledge about the College's academic offerings in order to best advise students.
- Provide transfer information to students for assigned program area in a concise and consistent manner.
- Help coordinate student success and retention activities in their assigned area.
- Identify, recommend and implement appropriate technology related to their assigned service area.
- Assist with projects; participate in professional development activities and serve on College teams and committees as required.
- Other duties may be assigned as required to maintain the quality of programs offered within their assigned area and to fulfill the goals and mission of the College.
Experience and Education:
EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree in an academic discipline relevant to their assigned academic area or a Bachelor's degree in a behavioral science or other closely related academic discipline.
EXPERIENCE: A minimum of one year full-time (or equivalent) related professional experience; Ability to work effectively with high volumes of students; Demonstrated skill in short and long range planning, problem solving, recordkeeping and organizing, analyzing and evaluating information; Must be able to use independent judgment and maintain effective working relationships in a project management environment. Proficient in spoken and written English as well as the ability to give informational presentations to small and large groups.
EDUCATION: Master's degree in student service related area or other related academic discipline.
EXPERIENCE: Two years' experience in a student development position involving admissions, academic advising or student mentoring; Knowledge of effective teaching and learning strategies, including teaching experience; Previous experience with New Student Orientation (NSO), First Year Experience (FYE) programs or student retention activities.
Equipment & Working Conditions:
Personal computer, fax, copier, calculator and computer software.
General office environment. Ability to life and carry items up to 10 lbs. infrequently. Occasional travel between buildings on campus or to other regional centers. Some evening and weekend work will be required.
Department: Student Services - SS