Foundations of Health Advisor

Job description

The Associate of Science degrees (Career & Transfer) in Foundations of Health are designed to provide students with courses necessary for a variety of careers in healthcare, including completion of a Certified Nurse's Aide license. Graduates will be eligible to enter the workforce in the hospital, public health, business and long-term care settings or apply for selective programs in health such as radiographic technician, practical nursing, nursing, and veterinary technician.

  • Maintain a caseload of FOH students, avg. 200 per annum.
  • Students who are first generation to college, in developmental classes.
  • FOH students on academic probation.
  • Provide thoughtful, intensive, career and academic advising to students.
  • Provide advising follow up and academic planning to students on probation.
  • Contact students when necessary to support retention issues.
  • Represent FOH Department at campus events (open house, information sessions, student club fairs, Super Saturday, etc.).
  • Collaborate with division staff on advising initiatives (student incentive program, student outreach/follow up).
  • Collect data on own student caseload and assist in student tracking, data collection and analysis for larger divisional student body.
  • Attend meetings as requested.
  • Facilitate and participate in campus trainings/meetings regarding advising/professional development, as needed.
  • Assist in the ACT Center during peak registration times.
  • Provide input/feedback on division activities, observe department process and procedures as established.
  • Works collaboratively with Faculty liaison.
  • Qualifications

    REQUIRED:Bachelor’s in counseling, education, or related field. Experience with academic and/or career advising in an educational setting. Experienced in working with diverse student and staff. Strong communication skills.

    PREFERRED: Master’s Degree in counseling, education, or related field. Experience with academic and/or career advising in higher education. Prior experience working with community college students or adult learners (ESL, ABE).

    EQUIVALENCY STATEMENT: Applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position.

    MCCC/Part-Time Position

    Hours: 18.5 hrs./week maximum; 40 weeks; Non-Benefited

    Availability during peak hours of Monday through Thursday between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.; and 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.; Flexibility during open registration events. Final schedules will be developed with candidates.

    - All candidates must have legal authorization to work in the United States. HCC is not sponsoring H1B Visa.
    - Pre-Employment Background check, including Criminal History will be conducted for all positions.

    Holyoke Community College is committed to excellence and opportunity through diversity in education and employment. Holyoke Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, religion, color, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, maternity leave, and national origin, in its education programs or employment.




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    Posted: 4/30/2021
    Application Due: 5/12/2021
    Work Type: Full Time