Schedule Information: Varying hours Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. with occasional evening hours.
Hours per Week: 25
Work Conditions: Work is primarily indoor and sedentary in
Duties of Position: Provides academic guidance to AED
students in addition to assistance in recruitment, retention, and
student success. Works with AED team to register, place and test
students. Provides program information and individual assessment
and referral to other departments at Harper College or to community
Recruitment, Registration/Assessment, and Orientation
Assists in the recruitment and retention of AED students.
Participates in the AED general and on-going student
registration/intake and placement processes.
Together with students, develops Educational plans to reflect their
goals and follows up with students who have Educational Transition
Administers standardized Adult Education tests as needed.
Provides initial appropriate individual student guidance; refers to
advisors in Student Development, or other support services /
Guidance, Transition, and Coordination with Student
Guides students planning to transition to college, as
Directs student follow-up activities including contacting students
who have or have not completed the program.
Conducts recognition activities for AED student accomplishments and
Serves as liaison with Student Development to connect Adult
learners with appropriate Area of Interest (AOE) advisors; may
advocate for student need for financial assistance with Financial
Aid, Women’s Program, and/or scholarship assistance.
Assists in the management of the HSE Graduate scholarship funds
with Financial Aid Office.
Maintains files of community agencies and serves as a resource for
Assists students in locating and using educational, career, and
Maintains Integrated Education & Training or ICAPS cohorts to
completion, keeping accurate records of credentials for ICCB AE
Assists students holistically by attending to academic and
non-academic needs including referral to ADS for support and/or
specialized advising and counseling needs.
Conducts interviews and refers students for testing of and
monitoring of special needs, such as learning disabilities,
behavioral disorders, visual impairments, or physical
Conducts student surveys to determine academic and vocational
Serves as a liaison between the AED Department and other Harper
Departments as well as community agencies.
Serves on committees and task forces in the college and community
to provide for improved student services and increased
Maintains current knowledge on Transition models under the
Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, taking advantage of
applicable professional development.
Performs related duties as assigned.
Educational Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in psychology,
social work, or related area plus fluency in Spanish.
Experience Requirements: Minimum two years’ experience in
adult education, advising or social work.
Application Review Date: Applications are accepted until the
position is filled though priority will be given to applications
received on or before: August 23, 2023.
Requir ed Documents: ***A resume and cover letter
are required to complete the application process***
* Official transcripts required upon hire
* Employment is contingent upon Criminal Background Check.
* Employment sponsorship is not available.
Harper College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to
create an inclusive learning and working environment where
individual differences and identities are respected, valued and
embraced. We encourage women, people from historically
underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans
Advertised: August 10, 2023 Central Daylight Time