Full-Time Student Development Advisor

Full-Time Student Development Advisor

Employer

Halifax Community College
100 College Drive
Weldon, NC 27890
Phone: 252-536-2551

Job Location

Weldon, NC

Salary/Grade

Depends on Qualifications

Benefits

State of NC

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Friday, December 10, 2021
Closes: Monday, February 28, 2022

Target Start Date

Monday, January 10, 2022

Expected Work Hours

Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Employment Type

Full Time Position

Minimum Qualifications

Required
Masters in Counseling, Psychology, Education or related field. Ability to nurture and build a rapport with students and engage them in SSS and college-related activities. Ability to work effectively with colleagues and students and practice punctuality, respect for deadlines, and honest communication. Must possess a passion for working with students in the community college setting who have overcome various barriers.

Preferred Qualifications

Required
Masters in Counseling, Psychology, Education or related field. Ability to nurture and build a rapport with students and engage them in SSS and college-related activities. Ability to work effectively with colleagues and students and practice punctuality, respect for deadlines, and honest communication. Must possess a passion for working with students in the community college setting who have overcome various barriers.

Position Description

Under the direct supervision of the Coordinator/Retention Specialist, the Student Development Advisor is responsible for ensuring that the plan of operation is carried out as listed in the SSS grant.

Examples of Duties:

Essential Functions:

This information is intended to be descriptive of the key responsibilities of the position.  The list of essential functions below does not identify all duties performed by any single incumbent in this position. 

Assists in the overall coordination of the Student Support Services work plan.

Serves as a liaison between SSS, faculty, and staff.

Identifies and advises a diverse population of students.

Maintains a caseload of 125 or more SSS participants.

Plans and coordinates retention activities to include advising, student success workshops, college transfer programming and program marketing to the campus community.

Advise and assist students in registering for classes.

Interprets test scores for placement in courses.

Assists students in completing financial aid and four-year college admissions applications.

Maintains records, student data, and other documents related to the advising caseload.

Completes weekly, monthly and annual reports.

Maintains up-to-date knowledge of TRiO and institutional policies.

Proficiency in use of information technology, including web browsers, word processors, email, spreadsheets, and databases.

Must be able to work evenings and weekends as necessary.

Perform other duties outlined by the SSS Coordinator/Retention Specialist and the Director of TRiO programs within the parameters of the U. S. Department of Education guidelines.

 

Professional Development

 Must maintain current knowledge of trends and new developments in federal TRiO programs.

Must complete TRiO training workshops annually.

Must receive required hours of professional development as indicated in the HCC Personnel Manual.

 

Committees

Serve on various College committees as assigned.

 

Working Conditions

Must be able to work in a college environment.

Must demonstrate interpersonal skills applicable to working with diverse groups of employees, students, and patrons.

Must provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers.

How to Apply

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Special Instructions and Additional Information to Applicants: All applications for this position must be submitted directly via our online application system at https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/halifaxcc. 

Applications submitted through third party sites will not be accepted. Application packets for employment must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. If multiple applications are submitted to an individual posting, only the most recent application received prior to the posting close date will be accepted. 

Resumes are not accepted in lieu of state applications. "See Attached Resume", etc. will result in an incomplete application. 

Resumes, cover letters, and all transcripts listed on application must be uploaded with your application. To receive credit, all relevant experience must be included in the work history section of the application. 

Any information omitted from the application but included in the resume will not be considered for qualifying credit. Persons eligible for Veteran's Preference must submit a copy of Form DD-214.  

Job Post Contact

Applications will only be accepted through:
https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/halifaxcc