Academic and Career Advisor

Miami, FL
Mar 03, 2018
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Career Services
Institution Type
Community College

Job Title Academic and Career Advisor
Job ID 997175
Location InterAmerican Campus
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Regular

Job Details

Job Family
STAFF - Support Non-Exempt (SNE)
$19.22 - $24.02
Advisement & Career Services
Reports To
Director of Advisement & Career Services
Closing Date
Open Until Filled
FLSA Status

Job Summary

The Academic & Career Advisor reports to the Director of Advisement and Career Services at the Campus. This individual assists students with defining and clarifying their educational and career goals and resolving issues related to academic difficulties.

Duties & Responsibilities

•Provides academic and career advisement for students in the following categories: new, transfer, transient, undecided, and those not making satisfactory progress as outlined in the Standards of Academic Progress
•Assists students with clarifying their career and academic goals
•Resolves student advisement issues
•Assists students with creating, following, and adjusting their individualized educational plan (IEP)
•Develops and facilitates workshops related to academic advisement, career exploration, transfer process and employability skills
•Participates in scheduled training activities and workshops
•Provides information about graduation and verifies graduation eligibility
•Provides advisement training to faculty and staff
•Provides admission, assessment and registration information
•Participates in recruiting activities
•Serves on College and Campus committees
•Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

•Bachelor's degree in related field and three (3) years of related experience
•All degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution
•Knowledge of academic advising and career development principles and practices
•Working experience advising students
•Knowledge and understanding of College organization, goals and objectives, and policies and procedures
•Familiarity with the student information system
•Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with academic departments, faculty, staff, students, and the local community
•Effective communication skills both orally and in writing
•Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations
•Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
•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 work a flexible schedule to include evening and weekend assignments
•Ability to interact in a positive manner in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff


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