Academic Advisor-Pooled

Employer
Middlesex College
Location
New Jersey, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 30, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar, Disabled Student Services
Employment Type
Part Time
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



PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

• 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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• 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

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:



SCHEDULE: Up to 20 hours per week

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:

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

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