Director of Advising and Testing
Job Description: The Director of Advising and Testing reports to the Ammerman Campus Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and is responsible for coordinating academic advising and testing for new students, and for coordinating services for continuing students both before and during Priority Registration. Job Duties: 1. Coordinates placement advising and testing for new students. 2. Coordinates with Central Registrar and campus offices for Priority Registration. 3. Coordinates with colleagues to assure consistency and ongoing communication regarding admissions, advising, testing, financial aid, registration, orientation, campus enrollment management and College marketing efforts. 4. Sets annual goals and performs other assessment measures to assure testing and advisement services are consistent with institutional priorities and division goals. Coordinates assessment activities in new student advising and testing. 5. Works with the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs to update the Student Advisement/Degree Audit for students and faculty. 6. Collaborates with public/private high schools to provide testing for students. 7. Assists with the master schedule as it pertains to new and developmental students. 8. Provides training and disseminates updated materials needed by counselors and faculty advisors to deliver high quality academic advising. 9. Initiates improvements and collaborates with appropriate offices to increase the effectiveness of enrollment services, advising and testing procedures and information, and the recruitment and retention of students. 10. Prepares an annual report describing goals, objectives, and outcomes. 11. Supervises and evaluates counselors, clerical staff and student staff assigned to the office. 12. Oversees the Information Desk in the lobby of the Ammerman Building. 13. Advises and counsels students, when appropriate. 14. Serves on college-wide and campus committees. 15. Represents the Ammerman Campus at professional conferences and meetings related to advising and testing. 16. Performs other duties as assigned by the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs. Minimum Qualifications: A Master’s Degree in counseling, psychology, social work or related field. Candidate should have at least three years’ experience within a college or university, providing counseling and academic advisement. Experience in providing supervision, consultation to counselors and faculty, staff evaluation, budget and resource management. Additional experience working with at-risk and under-prepared college students within the higher education environment and experience in a community college testing environment is desired.