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Continuing Education Student Advisor

Tarrant County College
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 15, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Adult & Continuing Education Programs, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services, Career Services, Counseling, Disabled Student Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Title

Continuing Education Student Advisor

Posting Number


Position Status

Full Time

Assignment Length

This field only applies to Faculty

Grant Funded




Class Code


Pay Rate

Commensurate with education and experience




NW Counseling

Job Summary

Provides academic advisement for Adult Basic Education ( ABE ) and continuing education Adult Secondary Education ( ASE ) students. Assists students in identifying and understanding issues and procedures related to their career and educational objectives.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Assesses student’s educational potential using the results of approved assessment instruments for programs on campus and at community-based sites
• Advises the student on potential educational and career pathways.
• Assists students with career information related to students’ interest and aptitudes (MyPlan, Career Coach)
• Educate students on the steps necessary to complete a certificate or degree program
• Teaches students the skills to self-navigate to degree or career training completion utilizing campus information, student on-line system and campus resources
• Assists in retention activities of the college
• Collaborates with advisors to determine the best academic learning path for the student
• Collaborates with campus continuing education staff to determine appropriate certificate training available to the student
• Coordinates with Workforce Services to determine if funds are available to support training
• Coordinates with Tarrant County Workforce Solutions to determine possible funding
• Develops and maintains individualized retention and transition plans for students
• Attends the workplace regularly, reports to work punctually and follows a work schedule to keep up with the demands of the worksite
• Complete all required training and professional development sessions sponsored through Tarrant County College ( TCC )
• Supports the values of the College: diversity, teaching excellence, student success, innovation and creativity and services to the College
• Supports the mission, values and 3 goals and 8 principles of the College

The duties listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Required Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures

• Bachelor’s degree
• Two (2) years of advising experience in a college or university or similar equivalent experience working with special student populations
• Experience in advising students of diverse cultures and ethnic backgrounds

Desired Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures

• Experience in a community college environment

Knowledge, Skills and Ability

• Knowledge of career interest inventory testing procedures and outcomes
• Knowledge of TCC academic and career / technical programs
• Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software
• Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
• Excellent oral and written communication skills


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Special Instructions Summary




Catherine Westbrook

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
  2. Unofficial Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Certification / License
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