Academic Advisor

Academic Advisor

Employer

Craven Community College
800 College Court
New Bern, NC 28562
Phone: 252-638-7200

Job Location

New Bern, NC

Salary/Grade

Hiring range is $43,500 - $45,000

Benefits

Benefits include paid holidays, annual and sick leave, medical insurance, and participation in the N.C. State Retirement System.

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Friday, December 1, 2017
Closes: Friday, December 29, 2017

Target Start Date

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Expected Work Hours

M-Th 8am-5:30pm F 8am -2:30pm, potential weekend or evening hours as required

Reports to

Director, Advising & Couseling

Employment Type

FT Exempt

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in higher education administration, student personnel or other closely related field from an accredited institution.
  • Two years’ experience in academic advising, career development or other related function within higher education.

Special Position Requirements:

  • May be required to participate in programs, committees, training conferences or other work-related activities outside of routine work hours; travels to visit off campus sites

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience using Colleague
  • Experience within the North Carolina Community College System

Position Description

OCCUPATIONAL SUMMARY

The Academic Advisor provides advising services to new and returning students in areas related to academic advisement including graduation and transfer requirements; advising students on various careers and on the requirements necessary for achieving career goals; develops and implements student outreach/recruitment; and monitors student progress. This position also provides guidance and mentoring to optimize the student experience to improve student retention and success and assist the College in achieving its mission and vision of service to the community.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES (List the major functional elements of the position. Under each, describe the required duties, tasks and responsibilities of the work assigned.

  • Provides academic advising to new and returning students
  • Provides support for daily functions of Admissions such as review of transcripts, test scores, and other admission documents, processes class registrations and responds to admission inquiries
  • Advises CCP students and Craven Early College students assisting with transition to career and college success
  • Maintains effective communication with newly enrolled and prospective students utilizing various modes of technology
  • Participates in cross-training activities for all areas of service in the First Stop (advising, testing, intake/admissions, financial aid)
  • Provides comprehensive academic and career planning services for students such as academic and career planning assessments, interpreting assessments, and assisting students in the development of an educational plan to address interests, skills and abilities
  • Collaborates with various areas within and outside of the Student Services unit to facilitate student recruitment, student success, retention and persistence
  • Assists with development of goals, objectives and learning outcomes for the Student Services unit in support of the College’s strategic plan
  • Participates in open houses, new student orientation and various First Year Experience initiatives
  • Teaches college success skills courses
  • Assists in the identification of target groups for comprehensive student recruitment and outreach activities on and off campus; makes visits to high schools, workplaces, etc.
  • Participates in appropriate committees and task forces as assigned.
  • Performs other job-related duties and projects as assigned in support of the College’s mission, core values and goals.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Federal Law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please contact us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for this position with Craven Community College.

APPLY ONLINE at www.cravencc.edu , select “Employment” at the bottom of the web page (under About Us). That will take you to the Human Resources main page. Click on the picture for Prospective Employees, (or click Learn more beneath that picture). In the center of that page click on the link for "JobCenter".

Applicants must submit all required documents requested in the online application process to be considered. Before a candidate is hired, a pre-employment criminal background investigation and employer/professional reference check will be conducted.

DEADLINE TO APPLY

December 29, 2017

EMPLOYMENT DATE

February 15, 2018

How to Apply

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Federal Law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please contact us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for this position with Craven Community College.

APPLY ONLINE at www.cravencc.edu , select “Employment” at the bottom of the web page (under About Us). That will take you to the Human Resources main page. Click on the picture for Prospective Employees, (or click Learn more beneath that picture). In the center of that page click on the link for "JobCenter".

Applicants must submit all required documents requested in the online application process to be considered. Before a candidate is hired, a pre-employment criminal background investigation and employer/professional reference check will be conducted.

DEADLINE TO APPLY

December 29, 2017

EMPLOYMENT DATE

February 15, 2018

Job Post Contact

Craven Community College