Student - Academic Advising Assistant

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Student - Academic Advising Assistant

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$9.65 per hour

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Job Description Summary:

The Academic Advising Assistant will provide support for the Academic Advising and Resource Center. The student will provide assistance for students and their guests seeking degree completion, career advising, disability services, mental health counseling and registration information.

Required Qualifications:

•High school diploma or GED
•Basic clerical skills, computer literacy, excellent customer service, effective communication skills, understanding of the Advising and Career planning process.
•The Academic Advising Assistant will undergo extensive in-office training regarding the advising process, office procedures and customer service.

Preferred Qualifications:

•Experience with EXCEL, PowerPoint, Word, Google Suit and Banner

Other Information:

•Greet students that walk-in and come into the center with appointments and explains basic information about Academic Advising and Resource Center and how students can utilize the tools offered in the office
•Answer phones
•Assists students with registration
•Use Banner to determine student requirements for testing and scheduling.
•Performs additional tasks as needed: shredding, filing, scanning/photocopying, assembling advising materials, data input
•Accountable for coverage during staff meetings and required trainings
•Opportunities to assist at AARC events including, but not limited to registration, transfer fairs, career fairs and commencement.
•The duties listed in this job description are not all-inclusive, but a list of the major responsibilities. Additional duties not noted in the job description may be assigned by a supervisor.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

You must be enrolled at the College on a full-time or part-time basis (minimum of 6 credit hours during fall and spring semesters and 3 credit hours during the summer semester); contact hours will not be used to meet the 6 credit hour minimum.

High-school students who are dual enrolled are eligible for student employment. You must also meet the credit hour requirement.


You must be enrolled or continuing your education with a four-year College partner, on the campus of SMC, and be enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours and at least 1 SMC credit hour during the fall and spring semesters and 3 credit hours and at least 1 SMC credit hour during the summer semester.

All student employees must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 to be eligible for student employment.

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to complete the following with or without a reasonable accommodation:

1. The physical activity of this position.

A.Talking. Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word.
B.Hearing. Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discriminations in sound.
C.Repetitive motion. Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.

2. The physical requirements of this position.

Light work. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

3. The visual acuity requirements including color, depth perception, and field vision.

The employee is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading.

4. The conditions the employee will be subject to in this position.

None. The employee is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.


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Posted: 2/19/2021
Application Due: 3/12/2021
Work Type: Full Time