Part-Time Advisor, Nursing, Health Science, and Allied Health
This individual supports the College's mission and strategic objectives while simultaneously reinforcing Rowan College South Jersey – Cumberland Campus's strategic direction under the supervision of the Director of the Center for Academic and Student Success (CASS). This individual is accountable and responsible for assisting the Director of CASS in executing and facilitating program goals by advising/coaching a full caseload of students pursuing acceptance into selective programing at RCSJ-Cumberland Campus, delivering all required and optional services which are designed to increase student success, graduation and career readiness. Potential cohort students will be identified by utilizing the college student data system.
Examples of Duties:
- Provides career and academic advisement, registration assistance, and case-management-style student services. Emphasis is placed students whose academic goal is to be accepted into one of the selective admission programs at RCSJ-Cumberland
- Leads and coordinates the required Student Healthcare Information Sessions.
- Supports and attends advisory board meetings.
- Utilizes Starfish and other required technology to maintain an intake-to-graduation tracking system and provide case management via early alert interventions.
- Ensures student participation in Nursing, Health Science, and Allied Health workshops and other activities.
- Refers to internal and external supportive services as needed, such as the Tutoring Center, Math and Writing Centers, and the CCC Wellness and Counseling Center, community-based organizations and government agencies.
- Introduces students to the Career Success Plan process, the college's career planning software, and assists them in starting to develop their career plans in collaboration with the Director of Career Services and the Freshman Seminar Faculty Coordinator.
- Follows up with cohort students individually to review career steps, completes plans, and ensures they remain a part of each student's electronic student record.
- Recruits for the program by assisting with walk in registration in the Advisement office.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor's degree in counseling, student personnel services, student development, or a related area required. Master's degree preferred.
- National or Licensed Counseling Certificate such as LPC, NBCC, LCSW, Career Endorsement Credential or similar credentials preferred.
- Documented proficiency in oral and written communications and interpersonal relations.
- Minimum two to four years of community college academic and career counseling/advisement experience.
- Previous experience and knowledge working with diverse student populations, especially academically at-risk, low-income, first generation, high-need students.
- Previous experience with the use of student data systems, cohort tracking, student case management, and coaching.
- Commitment to the community college mission including addressing the needs of a diverse student population