Title V Hispanic Serving Institutions Academic Advisor Experiential Learning

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Title V Hispanic Serving Institutions Academic Advisor Experiential Learning

Wharton County Junior College

Closing Date/Time: Fri. 01/29/21 5:00 PM Central Time
Salary: $37,193.00 - $43,863.00 Annually
Job Type:
Location: Wharton Campus, 911 Boling Highway, Wharton, Texas

General Description:
The Title V (HSI) Academic Advisor for Experiential Learning plays a key role in the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) funded, five-year Title V grant to increase the completion, persistence, and transfer rates of students, particularly Hispanic students and FTIC students. The Title V (HSI) Academic Advisor for Experiential Learning is responsible for connecting with industry partners, managing experiential learning activities for students, and providing career development resources and services to students. This position is also responsible for recommending appropriate course selections based on student educational goals, identifying programs at the College that meet students' goals and building short- and long-term academic plans for students. Please refer to the WCJC website for the full job description, www.wcjc.edu.

The position of Academic Advisor - Experiential Learning requires a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and two (2) years of full time professional work experience in academic advisement, career services, or student life programming in higher education. This position requires strong organizational, oral, and written communication skills. This position requires computer skills with a proficiency in Microsoft Office and experience working with database information. This position requires the ability to deal extensively and effectively with a wide variety of individuals requiring excellent interpersonal skills, listening skills, and communication skills in order to assist students in achieving their academic goals. The person in this position must be able to provide continuous courteous customer service to students, parents, the community, staff, and administration. Occasional evening and weekend work hours will be included in the position. A criminal background check is also required.

To be considered for this position, all qualified applicants must attach to their online application the following documents:
1) Copy of college transcript(s) showing completion of bachelor’s degree
2) Resume
3) Letter of Interest (Cover Letter)

All documents must be attached to one online application to be considered. Please re-open your application form to verify all documents are properly attached.

Application Instructions:
Please apply online at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wcjc. If this is the first time you are applying using our online job application, you will need to create an account and select a Username and Password. This application can be saved and used to apply for more than one job opening. Please be sure to attach all required documents listed in the job posting in order to meet minimum requirements. Wharton County Junior College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the institution's policy, in compliance with Title IX as implemented, to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age or disability. Questions regarding employment practices may be directed to the Director of Human Resources Department, WCJC, 911 Boling Highway, Wharton, TX 77488

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Job No:
Posted: 1/18/2021
Application Due: 1/30/2021
Work Type: Full Time