STEP Advisor - Granted-Funded (PT)

STEP Advisor - Granted-Funded (PT)

Salary: $22.00 per hour

This is a grant-funded position. Grant-funded positions expire either at the end of the stated term or whenever funding for the position ceases.

Mohawk Valley Community College provides accessible, high-quality educational opportunities to meet the diverse needs of our students. We are the community’s college, committed to student success through partnerships, transfer and career pathways, and personal enrichment.

The College is looking for exceptional colleagues to join the MVCC community. We are currently seeking a part-time STEP Advisor in our College Pipeline Programs department. The STEP Advisor is responsible for assisting students with their goal planning and assessments; academic advisement, program instruction and learning outcomes. The STEP Advisor is expected to model the way, inspire confidence, embrace community and encourage excellence. The STEP Advisor assists with the creation and facilitation of enrichment activities in the STEP Lab as outlined by the program.

Key responsibilities for this position include:
  • Reviews student progress and tracks student use of academic support services; Adjusts prescribed pathway, as needed;
  • Consults with STEP program personnel to assess academic progress in all courses in which the students are enrolled;
  • Assists in the development of student internships, researches projects and other specialized programs within the community;
  • Maintains accurate tracking data and notes for each assigned student, recommends appropriate referrals and opportunity programs;
  • Attends college visits, other off campus events;
  • Supports annual recruitment of students;
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of College Pipeline Programs and/or the STEP Coordinator.
Successful candidate must be available to work up to 29 hours per week, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8:30am to 4:30pm as well as some Saturdays and evenings as needed.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and demonstrated ability to work effectively and independently with students
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • A valid driver’s license at time of hire and for duration of employment
  • Ability to flex work schedule and to work evenings and weekends
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree, community college teaching/tutoring experience
  • Knowledge and experience with student development, learning styles and strategies, tutoring and specialized workshops
Special Instructions to Applicants: Official academic transcripts required upon hire.

Review Start Date: 12/26/2022

Mohawk Valley Community College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer deeply committed to a community of excellence, equity, and diversity. MVCC maintains an inclusive learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and global worldview. We value the many similarities and differences among individuals and groups. We are committed to preparing students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in a world made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, military backgrounds, religious beliefs, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, different abilities, sexual orientations and gender identities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or on the basis of disability.

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