Academic & Career Advisor, Advisement & Career Services

Employer
Miami Dade College
Location
Wolfson Campus
Closing date
Oct 22, 2021

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Job Details

Job Title: Academic & Career Advisor, Advisement & Career Services
Location: Wolfson Campus
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 1001512
Job Details

Job Family

STAFF - SUupport Non-Exempt (SNE)

Grade

12

Salary

$19.60 - $24.51

Department

Advisement & Career Services

Reports To

Director of Advisement & Career Services

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

FLSA Status

Non-Exempt

First Review Date

July 20, 2021

Job Summary

The Academic & Career Advisor reports to the Director of Advisement and Career Services at the Campus. This individual assists students with defining and clarifying their educational and career goals and resolving issues related to academic difficulties.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Provides academic and career advisement for students in the following categories:new, transfer, transient, undecided, and those not making satisfactory progress as outlined in the Standards of Academic Progress
  • Assists students with clarifying their career and academic goals
  • Resolves student advisement issues
  • Assists students with creating, following, and adjusting their individualized educational plan (IEP)
  • Develops and facilitates workshops related to academic advisement, career exploration, transfer process and employability skills
  • Participates in scheduled training activities and workshops
  • Provides information about graduation and verifies graduation eligibility
  • Provides advisement training to faculty and staff
  • Provides admission, assessment and registration information
  • Participates in recruiting activities
  • Serves on College and Campus committees
  • Performs other duties as assigned
Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field and three (3) years of related experience
  • All degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution
  • Knowledge of academic advising and career development principles and practices
  • Working experience advising students
  • Knowledge and understanding of College organization, goals and objectives, and policies and procedures
  • Familiarity with the student information system
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with academic departments, faculty, staff, students, and the local community
  • Effective communication skills both orally and in writing
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective public relations
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule to include evening and weekend assignments
  • Ability to interact in a positive manner in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff
Preferences

Certain service members and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, will receive preference and priority for this job vacancy. In addition, certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements outlined in this job vacancy and are encouraged to apply for the positions being filled.

Additional Requirements

The final candidate is to successfully complete a background screening and reference check process.

Organization

Since we opened our doors in 1960, the educators at Miami Dade College have focused on providing quality and innovative educational opportunities to every member of our community desiring a higher education. Our goal is a simple one, to ensure the success of our students and increase the strength of our communities.

Today, Miami Dade College is the largest, most diverse and highly regarded college in the nation. We operate eight campuses with over 6,000 employees who educate over 170,000 students from around the world. The College offers over 300 programs of study and several degree options, including vocational, associate, and baccalaureate degrees. We also offer numerous Community Education classes as well as online credit classes through the Virtual College.  Specialized and advanced educational opportunities include the prestigious New World School of the Arts, The Honors College and our Dual Enrollment Program.

With such a large organization, our employment needs are very diverse. From full-time professional faculty to part-time adjunct faculty and support staff, the people who comprise the MDC workforce are the innovators who help the College maintain our reputation as one of the most highly regarded colleges in the country.

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