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Academic Advisor

Employer
Des Moines Area Community College
Location
Carroll Campus

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Job Title:

Academic Advisor

Campus:

Carroll Campus

Job Number:

22-A01

Employment Date:

As soon as possible

Job Category:

Administrative/Professional Positions

Application & Position Contact Information:

Human Resources at (515) 964-6479 or [email protected] for information concerning the application process. Jennifer Wollesen at 712-792-8501 or [email protected] for information concerning the position or your status once the position has closed.

Salary Information:

Starting salary: $57,444 (work experience and meeting the desired qualifications listed may be considered in setting a salary above the minimum)Pay Grade: A4

Job Summary:

Provide advising services to students to promote personal growth, academic and career planning, and decision making. The primary focus of this position will be working with high school career advantage students.

Essential Functions:

Advise students in all phases of academic and career planning, including program and course information, scheduling, registration, transfer requirements, articulations with other educational institutions and graduation requirements. Advise, coordinate and refer students with specific learning needs regarding the identification and utilization of support services to assist in student success. May also assist with educational achievement plans.Work closely with admissions department staff to monitor program capacity, assist in student admissions, and monitor student progress.Conduct recruitment, orientation and retention activities for traditional and non-traditional students, visit high schools and business/industry, attend college fairs, schedule and conduct campus tours, and serve as a resource in the development of promotional materials to recruit and retain students.Advise student organizations and assist with student activities which could include graduation, athletics, Phi Theta Kappa, student activities council, etc. Participate and assist in special or ongoing events and assignments such as serving as multicultural liaison, community outreach work, maintaining various student services websites in cooperation with the webmaster, distribution of articulation agreements, maintaining Career & Transfer Resource Center, etc.Serve on campus and/or district-wide committees.Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree.
Two years of advising, recruitment, promotions, admissions or related experience in an educational setting (Master’s degree in Student Affairs, Higher Education, Counseling, Academic Advising, or related field can substitute for one year of experience).
Knowledge of current college educational and student services procedures and practices.
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing and to prepare and deliver public presentations.
Ability to plan, organize and manage time.
Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain a professional working relationship with a wide variety of individuals coming from diverse backgrounds.
Knowledge of current software applications.

Desired Qualifications:

Master’s degree.
Postsecondary education at a community college.
Work experience with an educational institution.
Ability to speak a language in addition to English.

Physical Requirements:

Constant:
• Sit
Occasional:
• Lift Floor to Waist < 10 lbs
• Carry < 10 lbs x 100 ft
• Push/pull horizontal 10 lbs x 18 in
• Lateral Pinch
• Forward reach
• Crouch
• Neck Flexion, Extension & Rotation
• Fine Motor Coordination
• Hand & Foot Coordination
• Stand
• Ability to be Mobile

Mobility accommodations will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis and determined by the essential functions of this position.

Physical Demand Category:

Light

Post offer, Pre-Employment Physical Test:

N/A

Work Schedule:

Monday-Friday, day hours

Posting Date:

07/02/2021

Deadline for Submitting Applications:

07/18/2021

Open Until Filled:

No

Special Instructions to Applicants:

DMACC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer and embraces diversity. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. Individuals with disabilities desiring a reasonable accommodation in the application process should notify Human Resources at 515-964-6301 or by email [email protected].<br>THIS VACANCY REQUIRES: 1) A complete DMACC Employment Application (personal information, educational history, employment history, and supplemental questions). Incomplete applications and commenting “See Resume” will not be accepted. The application form will be used to screen applicants for required qualifications. 2) Attachment of transcripts to your electronic application. Transcripts must include the applicant’s name and degrees conferred. Scanned copies are acceptable.

Quick Link for Internal Postings:

https://jobs.dmacc.edu/postings/6750

Organization

DMACC is the largest community college in Iowa, serving Central Iowa since 1966. We have 500+ faculty and staff dedicated providing the most immersive, progressive, and innovative learning experience for our students.

We're proud to provide one of the best opportunities for educational advancement in the state. Our student body is made up of traditional students as well as professionals from a multitude of backgrounds.

We offer the lowest tuition and fees in the state with more than 220 programs of study. Our credit students can graduate with an associates degree, college diploma or certificate.  With courses available online or face-to-face, students can easily plan a class schedule that fits their needs.

With an average class size of 18 students to 1 faculty member, students get a level of assistance that may not be possible at other institutions.

We offer learning opportunities through our six campuses and six learning centers.

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