Academic Advisor I (Part-Time -Flexible schedule including evenings and some weekends)
Position DetailsPosition Information Job TitleAcademic Advisor I (Part-Time -Flexible schedule including evenings and some weekends)Reports To and Evaluated byAssociate Dean, Student ServicesRequired Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Education, Psychology or another Human Services discipline and two years’ experience in academic advising, teaching or in a related field. Prior experience working with students considered risk or special population. Demonstrated word processing and database management ability. A valid driver’s license and the ability to work evening hours and flexible hours.
Must be able to demonstrate the Morton College core values of compassion, fairness, respect, responsibility, tolerance and truth.Preferred Qualifications
Master’s degree in psychology or a related discipline and previous experience in a community college setting. Prior experience with academic advising or student development initiatives in a higher education setting. Bilingual (English/Spanish). Detail-oriented, sound judgment, initiative, flexibility, and excellent organizational skills. A helpful and caring demeanor, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work with diverse populations in a multicultural environmentJob Summary
The Academic Advisor I will assist students in selecting and registering for courses appropriate to their educational program and objectives. Position to work primarily with underrepresented students, specifically those considered at risk for successful program completion. The duties and responsibilities may change as the need of the college arises.Specific Job Duties
•Assist students in selecting and registering for courses appropriate to their educational objectives
•Advise students about academic choice and provide assistance with developing an education plan
•Assist students with course articulation for transfer to another college or university
•Complete graduation audits
•Assist with various research and retention projects
•Compile information and develop reports pertaining to student services
•Develop success strategies for students who are encountering academic difficulty
•Follow through and track students’ progress in a case management style
•Collaborate with other institutional resources when a student requires intervention from other departments (i.e. Academic Affairs, Career Planning, etc.)
•Consult regularly with Academic Affairs in order to have up-to-date information
•Design and execute workshops and other student success initiatives
•Perform other duties as assigned.
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- * How did you learn about this employment opportunity?
- Morton "careers" website
- Internal posting
- Inside Higher Ed
- Higher Ed jobs
- newspaper/trade journal
- * What is the highest degree completed?
- H.S. Diploma
- * How many years of experience do you possess?
- Less than 1 year
- 1 to 3 years
- 3 to 5 years
- 5 to 7 years
- More than 7 years
- Cover Letter
- Letters of Recommendation
- Curriculum Vitae