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Student Support Services Academic Advisor

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Tusculum College is currently accepting applications for a full-time Student Support Services Academic Advisor for the college's ARCHES Student Support Services TRIO Program housed at the Morristown, TN site. This is a full-time, 12-month position. The Student Support Services Academic Advisor will serve as the academic advisor of record for ARCHES Student Support Services participants at the Morristown site. This individual will also be tasked with recruiting first-generation, income-eligible students for the ARCHES program. Duties will include providing individual advising to students on academic matters such as the development of an academic plan, course selection, and academic performance review. The academic advisor will also guide students in development of decision-making skills to ensure students understand degree requirements as well as academic policies and procedures. In advancing the mission of the ARCHES Student Support Services program, the advisor will monitor students’ academic progress toward degree completion, promote integration into the collegiate community, facilitate select testing services, schedule/promote ARCHES events, and provide other academic support relative to TRIO Programs. Due to evening and weekend class schedules, some evening and/or weekend work is required.

Only complete applications will be reviewed, material must be received by 5:00 pm on May 21, 2018, material received after this date and time will not be accepted. 


Applicants   must   have   a master’s degree   in education,   social   or behavioral sciences, counseling, college student personnel, or related field. Preference will be given to candidates who   have   experience   working with   diverse   populations-particularly   non-traditional/adult learner students. Previous experience with TRIO Programs or experience in education and/or social service fields is desirable. 


Only online applications will be accepted. Send application, Fair Credit Reporting Act Rights document, cover letter, resume, and 3 letters of professional reference by email to: [email protected] Attn: Student Support Services Academic Advisor Search, EOE/E-Verify 

Application and disclosure located at https://www3.tusculum.edu/hr/employment-opportunities/ 

This position is subject to the results of pre-employment testing and a background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable). If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States.




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Posted: 5/16/2018
Application Due: 5/21/2018
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