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Dual Enrollment Retention Advisor, Part-Time

Anne Arundel Community College
Arnold/Main Campus

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Job no: 492725
Work type: Part-Time Staff
Location: Arnold/Main Campus
Categories: Part-Time Staff

Title: Dual Enrollment Retention Advisor, Part-Time

Department: Academic & Transfer Advising

Campus Location: Arnold/Main Campus

Salary Range: 27,891-34,864

Work Mode: This position requires some regular in-person presence on campus or at alternative locations, depending on business needs of the office.

Hours Per Week: 20

Work Schedule:

Position Type: Part-Time Staff, Exempt

Position Summary

The dual enrollment retention advisor, part-time is responsible for supporting dually enrolled students with course success and future registration. This highly collaborative position will communicate important dates and deadlines, differences between high school and college, course success strategies and course progress (as informed by faculty referrals and U/UX interim grades) to dually enrolled students and AACPS personnel when appropriate and allowed by FERPA.

The dual enrollment retention advisor is expected to develop relationships with admissions officers, Instructional Pathways and Partnerships transition advisors, navigators, success coaches, and appropriate contacts at AACPS. The goal of this position is to collaborate with other engagement and high impact practices on campus and increase retention of all dually enrolled students taking AACC courses in person, online and on location at AACPS. The dual enrollment retention advisor will participate in success strategies designed to eradicate achievement gaps, with an emphasis on equity, and sustained academic achievement.

Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) is committed to enriching the educational experience it offers through the diversity of its faculty, administrators, and staff members. The college seeks to recruit and support a broadly diverse team who will contribute to the college's excellence, diversity of viewpoints and experiences, embrace concepts of equity and inclusiveness, and support the equal rights of all people by advancing the understanding and appreciation of differences including age, race, gender, ability, religious convictions, socio-economic status, ethnic heritage, or sexual orientation.

While we appreciate your interest in employment with Anne Arundel Community College, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis. Employment-based visa sponsorship (including H-1B sponsorship) is not available for any position.

In the best interest of the College, only individuals who are residents of Maryland or one of the following states will be eligible for employment at the college: Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia or the District of Columbia. The college will annually review this restriction and, if appropriate, expand the list of states of employment eligibility.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Connect with dually enrolled students identified as at-risk via faculty referrals and unsatisfactory interim grades to acquaint them with available college support services and resources, draft student success contracts for students who receive unsatisfactory interim grades or fail to make satisfactory academic progress, and make internal and external referrals as needed. In consultation with the director of academic advising, assist students with petitions requesting exceptions to college policy.

Assist dually enrolled students in all phases of course registration and in the skills needed to succeed in college courses while enrolled as a high school student, emphasizing the long-term impact of the AACC transcript on future financial aid and transfer planning, as well as the expectations & responsibilities of enrolling in college courses. Evaluate records & provide detailed information on English and math placement, academic resources to support course success and time management skills. Maintain records and advisor notes. Refer to/consult with appropriate FOI academic and transfer advisors for course selection, degree/certificate planning, career planning and transfer planning.

Use technology to view, sort, and monitor dual enrollment student caseloads, communicate and foster professional relationships with students, teach students about online services through MyAACC, including Student Planning. Collaborate with colleagues in advising, admissions, student engagement, and instructional pathways and partnerships to craft effective, creative and innovative communication to dually enrolled students. Contribute to weekly, monthly, and annual reports and attend advising staff meetings and training sessions.

Present at the annual AACPS Counselor's Conference with the director of academic advising. Train AACC admissions officers, transition advisors, success coaches, and navigators on important dates and deadlines, registration rules, and MyAACC self-services, including Student Planning.

Collaborate with colleagues in engagement and high-impact practices such as new student orientation, student success courses, supplemental instruction, and tutoring, to name a few. Assist the director with identifying strategies to eradicate achievement gaps, emphasizing equity of outcomes. Work in concert with other college departments and serve on committees.

Required Qualifications:

Master's degree or higher

Combination of four years of experience in secondary education teaching and detailed knowledge of academic regulations, processes, important dates and deadlines, and student services.

Ability to deal tactfully and effectively with all student groups, faculty, administrators, professional and support staff at AACC and AACPS, parents, and the public.

Working knowledge of student development theories is required.

Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills.

Proficient in all areas of the Office 365 Suite, including Outlook, Teams, Excel and One Drive.

Ability to work 40 hours per week during operating hours at all AACC and AACPS locations and remotely via Zoom and Teams. To meet the needs of students, evening and Saturday hours may be required as part of the weekly schedule. Use of leave may be restricted to accommodate peak registration and student success periods.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.

Prior work with underrepresented populations. Prior work with high school student populations.

Knowledge of current engagement and high-impact practices designed for dually enrolled students at community colleges.

Advertised: 05 Jun 2024 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 19 Jun 2024 Eastern Daylight Time


With learning as its central mission, Anne Arundel Community College has responded to the needs of a diverse community for more than 50 years by offering high quality, affordable and accessible learning opportunities.

The college’s nationally recognized and award-winning programs have helped its more than 50,000 students annually achieve their academic, professional and personal goals in more than 200 areas of study.

AACC is a fully accredited, public, two-year institution offering credit programs leading to an associate degree, certificate or a letter of recognition. Students may prepare to transfer to a four-year institution or prepare for an immediate career.

AACC also offers extensive lifelong learning opportunities and noncredit, continuing education to those seeking career training or retraining, working to boost basic skills or pursuing new areas of interest.

In addition to its main campus in Arnold, Md., the college has degree centers at Arundel Mills, in Glen Burnie and at centers and schools around the county  

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