Senior Academic Advisor (North Lake)

Location
Irving, Dallas County
Posted
Feb 20, 2014
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Academic Advising
Location: North Lake
Division: Advising - North Lake
Position Number: 071402019
Position Type: Professional Support Staff
Exempt or Non-Exempt: Exempt
Appointment Type: Full Time
Is Grant Funded?: No
Salary: $3014.25 monthly
Work Days/Hours: Days, Mon - Fri, some late evenings and Saturdays
Posting Number: 02750
Job Description Summary/Essential Duties:

Adheres to strict student confidentiality guidelines. Provides academic advisement/planning to students and/or potential students using a variety of resources by DCCCD and other colleges, universities and related organizations. Advising of students may be inclusive of one-on-one interaction, phone, and/or online advising. Provides advanced advisement to a specific student caseload such as, TSI failed students, probation (Level 3)/suspension students, etc. Maintains constant interaction and follow-up with these students and maintains all relevant record-keeping and tracking. Assists students in assessing academic skills, interpreting assessment results, and in course selection based on those results. Responsible for referring students for actual testing to be administered by the campus testing center. Responsible for the actual registration, drop/add and withdrawal functions, including the actual data entry into the registration system for each student advised. Some positions may be the campus TSI specialist requiring the advisement and dissemination of information to that specific group of students. Coordinates, analyzes and prepares reports related to the assigned specific caseload, recruitment and retention, and/or high-risk students. Coordinates the collection and updating of advisement and articulation information and materials. Provides students with a variety of information resources including, but not limited to, college catalogs, course/program selection guides, financial aid information, and referrals to the campus career placement center to utilize computer hardware and software designed to allow student to make decisions related to career and life planning. Participates in the development and implementation of a variety of student development programs and college recruiting activities, classroom visits for the purpose of attracting and maintaining students and/or potential students including special population assigned or to provide information related to the departments function and services. Coordinates a variety of departmental activities, requisition relevant resources, plan and implement special projects, and/or organize and maintain department records and resources. Trains faculty, staff and students on specific rules and regulations and institutional policies related to the area assigned (TSI, probation/suspension, retention, transfer, athletes, etc.). Coordinates the activities connected with orientation and advisement. Performs all duties and activities of Academic Advisor I, II, and Senior as it pertains to providing academic assistance to students. Selects, trains, supervises and evaluates assigned staff. May provide guidance and direction to clerical staff and part-time advisors as required and/or in the absence of Director. May monitor and control budget expenditures. Performs related duties as assigned.


Physical Demands:

Works with light materials requiring little physical effort.


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Part time works counts as half time work experience example: 12 months part time = 6 months full time.

The application alone is used to determine if minimum requirements are met.

Please complete all portions of the application even if including a resume.

Unofficial transcripts are required at the time of application submission.
IT IS NECESSARY TO MARK OR BLOCK OUT SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER AND DATE OF BIRTH FROM YOUR TRANSCRIPTS/DOCUMENTS BEFORE YOU UPLOAD THEM INTO THE DCCCD APPLICATION.
IF TRANSCRIPTS ARE FOUND WITH SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS AND BIRTH DATES ON THEM, THE APPLICATION WILL BE RENDERED INCOMPLETE. APPLICATION WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITION UNTIL TRANSCRIPTS/DOCUMENTS ARE UPLOADED AS INSTRUCTED.


# of Months:
Close Date: 03/05/2014
Open Until Filled: No






Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree or higher with course work in social science, psychology, human services, higher education or related area plus four years of experience in student development, higher education, and/or academic advisement, including supervision. Knowledge of computer technology and software applications in order to process registrations and to utilize specific software related to student advisement. Ability to deal extensively and effectively with a wide variety of individuals requiring excellent interpersonal skills, listening skills, and communication skills in order to convince, influence, and direct students as it relates to their academic goals. Excellent oral and written communications skills required. Ability to work extended hours beyond the regular 8:00 ?? 5:00 work day during heavy registration peak times. The ability to provide quality customer service. Official transcripts will be required. *Will be subject to a criminal background check.*



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