Advisor, College & Career Readiness (Part-time Temp)

Advisor, College & Career Readiness (Part-time Temp)


Wake Technical Community College
9101 Fayetteville Road
Raleigh, NC 27603
Phone: 919-866-5000

Job Location

Various locations/to be determined





Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Friday, August 16, 2019
Closes: Monday, September 30, 2019

Target Start Date

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Expected Work Hours

Various, To Be Determined

Employment Type

Part-Time Temporary

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Must be knowledgeable of issues and practices in the field
Must possess sensitivity to and respect for cultural differences
Must be familiar with best practices of English language acquisition

Good organizational skills

Demonstrates resourcefulness, initiative, enthusiasm, and a sincere interest in helping students reach their maximum potential

Proficient with MS Office products including MS Word and Excel

Excellent interpersonal skills, and strong verbal and written communication skills

Ability to complete paperwork and meet deadlines


Bachelor's degree

Advising, teaching and/or counseling experience with culturally diverse, adult populations

Preferred Qualifications

Experience advising in a community college setting

Position Description

This position provides advising and other support services to College and Career Readiness students.  


 Responsibilities and Duties (*Essential Functions):
*Provides advising by assisting students in setting, working towards and achieving academic and career goals
*Initiates student contact and maintains communication with individuals and small groups of students to support goals and retention in program
*Assesses student needs to develop a comprehensive advising/academic plan.

Collaborates with instructors and Instructional Program Specialists to identify students who need  advising services
Provides general information to students regarding English language acquisition, high school equivalency and college programs, including available support, services, and community resources, as appropriate
Supports and tracks students as they move through CCR, into Workforce Continuing Education, Curriculum, and other programs, to ensure a successful transition
Tracks and documents student goals and testing progress in a timely, detailed, and organized fashion

Supports Instructional Program Specialists, faculty, and staff during new student registrations. 

Participates in trainings and professional development in order to be familiar with current trends in advising

Submits periodic reports, as needed

Job Post Contact

Human Resources