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Academic Advisor-Pooled

Middlesex College
Edison, New Jersey, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jul 18, 2023

Job Details

The Academic Advising department at Middlesex College invites applications for part-time Academic Advisors at our main Edison Campus and at the College’s Perth Amboy and New Brunswick Centers.

Please be aware that these are pooled positions. Your completed application will enable hiring officials to contact you at some point in the future if and when a hiring need arises in the future.

SALARY: $23.00 per hour

UNIT: Unaffiliated (Part-time)

DEPARTMENT: Academic Advising

REPORTS TO: Director of Academic Advising


1. Provides holistic advising for students; assists students in exploring options, setting goals, and creating a plan to achieve desired outcomes.
2. Communicates proactively with students throughout all phases of the student experience.
3. Provides in-person and electronic academic advising for current and new students.
4. Stays current with enrollment and support services for students; provides students with Financial Aid-related deadlines and regulations and actively refers students to support services.
5. Assists students with program completion, following the Guided Pathways model.
6. Assists in the preparation for and participation in Group Advising.
7. Coordinates group or virtual sessions for students to learn about Student Planning and Middlesex College resources.
8. Participates in the verification of Non-Compliance reports.
9. May assume administrative coverage in the absence of the Assistant Director.
10. May lead information sessions at other local community sites.
11. May assist with telephone coverage.
12. Performs other duties as assigned.


• Bachelor's degree
• One year of experience in student advising, enrollment services, counseling, or financial aid in higher education environment
• Experience working with diverse student populations
• Experience coordinating information sessions in-person and virtually
• Knowledge of resources available to students who do not qualify for traditional financial aid
• Proficient in Microsoft Office and Zoom Conference platform

• Master's degree
• Ability to meet flexible work schedule requirements that include evenings and weekend hours in accordance with departmental needs
• Excellent written, computer, oral, and interpersonal communication skills


SCHEDULE: Up to 20 hours per week


Please indicate day, evening, and/or Saturday availability in your application.


Middlesex College

Middlesex College is a place where everyone has equal access to opportunity and a chance to THRIVE… in education, exploration, growth and personal progress.

Our students are recent high school graduates looking to take the first two years toward a bachelor’s degree; others want to start a great career right after graduating from Middlesex College. Some may be adult students who have been out of school for a while, looking to upgrade their skills or start college. They are returning military veterans seeking an education. They are also recent immigrants looking to improve their English skills or participate in workplace training.

Less than an hour from New York City, our home county is strategically located near lucrative career opportunities in technology, healthcare and business, with employers like Johnson & Johnson and the fast-growing autonomous technology industry.

Our students hail from every town in Middlesex County, the most diverse county in the state according to the 2020 U.S. Census, and nearly 40 countries.

Thanks to scholarships and grants, we make it possible for anyone to afford Middlesex College without getting into debt. Students and families who make less than $65,000 are eligible for grants covering the entire cost of tuition.

Our caring faculty nurture students as they prepare to transfer to a four-year college or enter the world of work, providing career guidance and extending help beyond normal office hours.

Middlesex College is an inclusive workplace that welcomes diverse perspectives and lived experiences, and values each person's contributions.

Join our team in serving a diverse population of more than 12,000 students. The campus community, representing a variety of ages, races, ethnicities, interests, and backgrounds, all work together toward the common goal of providing access to a quality, affordable education to a diverse population.

We understand that total rewards play an important role when choosing where to work. Full-time employees enjoy work-life balance, competitive and equitable compensation, and a friendly, inclusive work environment.

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