DIRECTOR OF ACADEMIC ADVISING
MIDDLESEX COMMUNITY COLLEGE
DIRECTOR OF ACADEMIC ADVISING
Full-Time, 12-month, Tenure Track
Projected Start Date – June 2018
PLEASE FOLLOW THE SPECIFIC APPLICATION FILING INSTRUCTIONS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE!
Open To: The Public
Location: Middletown, and MxCC@ Platt Locations
Hours: 35 hours per week
Salary: $63,093 - $67,327
Closing Date: March 12, 2018
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: This position reports to the Dean of Students. The Director of Academic Advising is responsible for designing, developing and implementing an advising program which meets the needs of new and returning degree-seeking and non-degree-seeking students. This includes maintaining an active student advising load; coordinating advising done by faculty, non-teaching professional staff, and short-term advising staff; providing advisors with training and current advising materials, handbooks and other resources to support a high quality advising program; serving as first point-of-contact for students interested in pursuing General Studies or Liberal Arts & Sciences degree programs; assuring all students are assigned to appropriate advisors and monitoring those assignments to facilitate strong faculty/student relationships within the academic community. Substantial knowledge and practice required in academic advising methods and systems and academic and skills assessment methods, inclusive of transfer planning and career exploration. Ability to work directly with students individually and in group settings. Proven success in providing programmatic leadership in a higher education environment, with particular emphasis on program development, implementation, review and reinvention. Must have prior supervisory experience. Skilled in forming and maintaining collaborative relationships with College administration, faculty and staff. Adept at developing effective communication models to transmit necessary advising information including online, print and other methods. Assist with the coordination of registration events.
Master's degree in Education, Counseling, Psychology, Higher Education Administration, Social Work or another closely related field together with one to four years of related experience which includes one to two years of experience in the supervision of the work of others.
Special Experience: Preferred experience includes experience in a community college setting; an understanding of the mission of the community college; demonstrated involvement in support of diversity and/or experience working with students of varying backgrounds and abilities; experience in an academic advising capacity; experience with computer based instructional technology; familiarity with physical and learning disabilities; knowledge of current employment trends and placement opportunities; Candidates must possess valid driver's license as in state travel to satellite location and other CSCU events will be required
Substitution Allowed: Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated, or who possess a degree in a related field, are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position and by providing appropriate references.
Working Conditions: Incumbents typically perform their work in office and other campus based settings. Some offsite work in satellite locations and attendance at community and CSCU system based events will be required.
Application Instructions: Email letter of intent, resume, BOR Application, transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable at the application stage), to: MX-HR-Recruitment@mxcc.commnet.edu; OR, mail to:
Noreen Wilson, Administrative Assistant
Middlesex Community College
100 Training Hill Road
Middletown, CT 06457
For more information about Middlesex Community College please visit our website, www.mxcc.edu
MIDDLESEX COMMUNITY COLLEGE IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER; PROTECTED GROUP MEMBERS ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
Middlesex Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, political belief, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record. The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Adrienne Maslin, Title IX Coordinator and Section 504/ADA Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org; 860-343-5759 or Anastasia Pych, Secondary Title IX Coordinator, email@example.com, 860-343-5751.
Contact Us: MX-HR-Recruitment@mxcc.commnet.edu