Full or Part-time:
This is a 40 hour per week exempt position. Responsible for
providing academic, career, and transfer advising services to
students to encourage and facilitate college retention, graduation
and transfer, and personal, educational and occupational
1. Proactively advises students on course/program selection,
scheduling, transfer, support programs and services in
collaboration with College faculty and staff.2. Facilitates proper
placement of students through interpretation of assessment scores
and other measures of student performance. 3. Facilitates student
referrals and the transition of students, both within and outside
the institution. Responsible for understanding the whole student
cycle; admissions, financial aid and registration.4. Collaborates
in the identification, development, implementation, and evaluation
of policies, procedures, and methods of service delivery to meet
the needs of the students, and improve retention, graduation and
transfer. 5. Collaborates in the development, implementation, and
evaluation of orientation, advising and transfer information.
- Assists students in the preparation of college scholarship or
financial aid applications, college appeals, transfer college
applications, and related materials.
- Participates in public relations, presentations, and/or
orientation efforts, which may involve work at college functions
and visiting educational institutions.
- Monitors student progress utilizing a case management system
and generates reports.
- Collaborates with faculty in assigned advising areas
- Create and update program mapping for designated specialty
areas in conjunction with faculty
- Assist students in career decision making through
interpretation of career assessments, online research and referral
to speak with industry professionals.
- Participates in staff development and in-service training.
- Facilitates communication between departments to encourage
- Serves on College committees at the discretion of Director of
- Participates in project and staff evaluations.
- Responsible for assigned major focused caseload.
- Provides career counseling to assigned students. Administers
and interprets results of career assessments.
- Responsible for mapping courses for each assigned student,
semester by semester from start to transfer and/or graduation.
- Understands all facets of student services process-resignation,
financial aid, admissions.
- Responsible for manual registration via Banner
Performs other duties as assigned.
Under the direct supervision of the Director, Advising, is
accountable for providing advising and referral services to
students and prospective students to promote retention, graduation
and transfer. Monitors student progress. Promotes a positive image
of the department and the College.
Bachelors degree required. Master’s Degree preferred. A minimum of
three years of teaching, academic advising and/or career counseling
required - community college experience preferred. Experience in
interpreting academic and career assessment measurements preferred.
Knowledge of college admissions and financial aid procedures
preferred. Strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication
skills required. Must be sensitive to the needs of a diverse
student population. Ability to work collaboratively with faculty
and staff. Confidentiality required.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
College fully funds health insurance deductible.
Benefits immediately start first day of employment.
Official College transcripts required upon hire.
To apply, visit https://lmc.simplehire.com/postings/3834
About Lake Michigan College
Lake Michigan College is a community college in southwest Michigan.
We have three campuses --two of which are located ten minutes from
our namesake’s breathtaking shoreline.
Like other community colleges, we offer associate degrees,
certificates, and even a baccalaureate degree. But what sets us
apart from our peers is our seemingly limitless potential and our
people - people who care deeply about our region’s future and who
are committed to student success and exemplary educational
programs, strong alignments with both established and emerging
industries, and productive partnerships with the
communities we serve
Faculty and staff at LMC enjoy excellent benefits and a supportive
and friendly work environment. LMC recently received a Capital
Outlay grant from the State of Michigan and a new millage from the
southwest Michigan community, so the college’s facilities will be
getting innovative, sustainable upgrades in the next few years that
will contribute to the comfort, productivity and collaborative
environment for all employees.
Living in Southwest Michigan
Southwest Michigan attracts millions of tourists who come for our
and nationally acclaimed golf courses
many who visit, choose to stay for our
great schools, low cost of living, and high quality of
LMC’s main campus is nestled in a watery and wooded wildlife
sanctuary, yet it’s less than a half-day’s drive from major metro
areas including Chicago, Milwaukee, Detroit, and