Career Advisor - Title V Grant

Fort Worth, TX
Nov 14, 2020
Institution Type
Community College
Job Title:

Career Advisor - Title V Grant

Posting Number:


Position Status:

Full Time

Assignment Length :

This field only applies to Faculty

Grant Funded:




Class Code:


Pay Rate:

Commensurate with education and experience


Northeast, Northwest, South, Southeast, TCC Connect, Trinity River


DT Exec Vice Chan/Provost

Job Summary:

Provides proactive career advising and support services focused on getting students on the right academic pathway. Utilizes a collaborative model of practice to foster an engaging and relevant student learning experience.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

•Meets with students participating in Title V activities a minimum of twice per semester to provide timely, proactive advising that links career goals with appropriate program of study, course selection/course sequencing and related support services for the programs offered by the college
•Assists students with career/vocational interest and aptitude inventories and assists students in assessing academic readiness
•Provides new student group advisement
•Collaborates with departments to develop and implement professional development and student success activities/workshops
•Collaborates with key departments and stakeholders to support high school to college transition of T3 participants
•Leads pairing of students in Title V activity with Title V Peer Mentors
•Provides proactive advising that links course work with career and academic goals by appointment and walk-ins
•Develops holistic, individualized academic plans for students participating in Title V activities
•Utilizes relevant and meaningful research on career and industry trends to provide appropriate advising and information to students and inform student support services
•Maintains accurate, up-to-date documentation of student engagement and advising records
•Collaborates with Title V Project Manager and Directors of Advising and Counseling to ensure trustworthiness and reliability of data and data reports
•Collaborates with Student Development Services staff to provide timely interventions to support students and student success
•Utilizes a case management model of advising to provide proactive outreach to help monitor student needs and progress toward goal completion
•Provides follow-up on early alert notifications to identify student needs and provide appropriate support
•Attends the workplace regulatory, reports to work punctually and follows a work schedule to keep up with the demands of the worksite
•Completes all required training and professional development sessions sponsored through Tarrant County College (TCC)
•Supports the values of the College: diversity, teaching excellence, student success, innovation and creativity and service to the College
•Supports the mission, values and 3 goals and 8 principles of the College

The duties listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Required Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures:

•Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university
•Two (2) years of experience in advising, counseling, career services, student retention, or related student services
•Experience in advising and/or providing support services to students from diverse backgrounds diverse cultures and ethnic backgrounds
•Experience with case management

Desired Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures:

•Experience as a career advisor in a college or university
•Experience with data collection and reporting
•Experience working in collaborative settings with multiple stakeholder groups

Knowledge, Skills and Ability:

•Experience working with computerized systems
•Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software
•Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
•Excellent oral and written communication skills


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Special Instructions Summary:

This is a grant-funded position. Continued employment in this position is contingent upon renewal of grant funding.




Brenna Sanders


[email protected]

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