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Adult Education and Literacy (AEL) Career Advisor

Employer
Wharton County Junior College
Location
Wharton, TX

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Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Career Services
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College
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General Description

The Adult Education and Literacy (AEL) Career Advisor identifies potential Integrated Education and Training (IET) students, develops and coordinates AEL career pathways recruitment activities, mentors, advises and tracks the IET students, maintains program records in a manner that facilitates program management and decision-making by the AEL Director. Full job description can be viewed by clicking this link and search the job title.

Requirements

The position of AEL Career Advisor requires an Associate Degree or 60 college credit hours and two (2) years of related full time work experience. This position requires experience in education, advising, grant support, or related activity. This position requires experience using resources to help students be successful, such as with career selection and in the academic recovery process. This position requires knowledge of marketing principles, practices, and procedures. This position requires the person to have strong clerical and general office skills and a proficiency in widely accepted word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications. The person in this position must possess excellent written and oral communication skills. A criminal background check is 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 an Associate’s degree or 60 semester hours
  2. Resume
  3. Cover Letter outlining relevant work experience
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.

Organization

Wharton County Junior College is a public, two-year, comprehensive community college offering a wide range of post-secondary educational programs and services including associate degrees, certificates, continuing-education courses, cultural affairs, and leisure-time activities for the benefit of the community and a population of students that varies in age, background, and ability.

The college affords opportunities for individual growth and expression and promotes the development of the total person through scholarly and creative activity and the application of knowledge for the good of society. Its curricular and co-curricular activities lay a foundation for lifelong learning and involved citizenship and encourage the pursuit of knowledge, innovation, experimentation, and excellence in human endeavor. It prepares students for entry-level positions, for advancement in various occupations and professions, for a broad understanding of the liberal arts and sciences, and for transfer to baccalaureate granting institutions.

WCJC also serves as a cultural center for the region, offering jazz, choir, and band concerts, three or four plays a year, art exhibits, and guest lectures that are open to the community.

Wharton Is A Great Place to Work! Check Us Out!

Wharton County Junior College has a proud history dating back to its inception in the early 1940’s. First classes were held in September 1946 with the college continuing to grow and expand from its initial Wharton Campus. Today, the diverse student population of approximately 9000 full time and part time students on WCJC’s four campuses have the opportunity to learn real life and textbook knowledge from talented outstanding faculty. WCJC offers its students a vibrant future, providing a comprehensive curriculum with an Associate of Arts Degree and Associate of Applied Science Degrees and Certificates. The college is one of the few junior/community colleges in Texas with dorms and college athletics. WCJC offers intercollegiate competition in men’s baseball, men’s and women’s rodeo, and women’s volleyball.

The Main Campus is located just a short distance to wide variety of outstanding and varied fine art and sports entertainment opportunities. Metropolitan Houston is only one of five cities in the U.S. with permanent professional resident companies in all of the major performing arts disciplines: the Houston Grand Opera, the Houston Symphony, the Houston Ballet, and the Alley Theater. Numerous other live theater opportunities, such as the Theater Under The Stars, are spread throughout the metropolitan area. The Astros, Texans, Rockets, and Dynamos provide fun and exciting sports entertainment. The Museum of Fine Arts, Menil Collection, and the Museum of Natural History are some of the thirty plus museums that provide additional entertainment venues.

The Sugar Land Campus and Ft. Bend Technical Center Campus, which are located in Ft. Bend County one the fastest growing areas in the US, offers additional sports and entertainment activities. The Skeeter’s Baseball Team offers excitement in a stadium located between Wharton and Houston. Excellent movie and live theater opportunities are available. Be sure to check out the Stafford Centre Performing Arts Theatre. The Bay City Campus, providing primarily courses supporting the technology fields for the surrounding Nuclear Power and Process Technology plants, is a short drive from the coast. Fishing, Boating, and a variety of outdoor activities are available.

WCJC offers the opportunity to have the lifestyle of your choice. Choose rural or urban or in-between. Administration is supportive of its employees and provides a family type environment. Come check out our employment positions. We are a great place to work, raise your family, and retire. We look forward to meeting you and showing you what we can offer you and your family!

Wharton County Junior College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  Wharton County Junior College (WCJC) provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

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