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Academic & Career Advisor/Pre-Admissions Counselor

Employer
Miami Dade College
Location
Medical Campus
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Job Details

Job Title: Academic & Career Advisor/Pre-Admissions Counselor
Location: Medical Campus
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 1003463
Job Details

Job Family

STAFF - Support Non-Exempt (SNE)

Grade

12

Salary

$19.99 - $25.00

Department

New Student Center

Reports To

Director of Recruitment Services

Closing Date

August 19, 2022

FLSA Status

Non-Exempt

First Review Date

June 27, 2022

Job Summary

The Academic & Career Advisor/Pre-Admissions Counselor assists students with defining and clarifying their educational and career goals and directing them to the appropriate program of study.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Provides pre-admissions counseling, along with academic and career advisement for students in the following categories: prospective, new and undecided students
  • Assists students with clarifying their career and academic goals
  • Resolves student advisement issues
  • Participates in scheduled training activities and workshops
  • Provides admission, assessment and registration information
  • Participates in recruitment 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 and understanding of College organization, goals and objectives, policies and procedures and programs
  • Knowledge of academic advising and career development principles and practices
  • Experience advising students
  • Familiarity with the student information system
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with academic departments, faculty, staff, students, and 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 servicemembers 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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