Advisor

first_imgRequired Qualifications:Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution and one(1) year of full-time experience in student academic and careercounseling services OR two (2) years of part-time experience instudent academic and career counseling services.Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institutionpreferred.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Develop, plan and implement an academic advising program forCollin College students to include individual, group advising andnew student orientation programs as requested. Serve as a resourceliaison to the assigned academic division. Develop, plan, andimplement a group advising program for decided majors as requestedby Deans and Directors.Advise students within the general student population, as wellas special populations (including Veterans, International Students,and ACCESS students) regarding program planning, course selection,schedule changes, transferability, and course withdrawals, as maybe assigned.Advise academically at-risk students regarding coursework andother college resources by which they can develop the academicskills required to successfully complete college-level work.Research degree plans, advise on transfer guides to universitypartnerships, advise students on Collin College policies, studenthandbook rules and procedures, and best practices. Performunofficial degree evaluations in order to effectively andaccurately advise incoming transfer students about their remainingcourses in order to fulfill the requirements of the District and inorder for them to transfer into their major.Participate in evening advising, provide leadership andsupervision for staff. May be assigned to serve as advisor forWeekend College. Provide leadership in the area of unofficialdegree planning for students and in the evaluation of student’stranscripts.Update Advising web page and department publications, asneeded. Assist in the development of the Advising Times newsletterfor faculty and staff as required. Assist the Director with updatesas needed.Assist in developing and implementing new programs for academicadvising including work with programs such as concurrentenrollment, TAA (Trade Adjustment Act), students, New StudentPrograms and study skills classes (intervention.)May be responsible for training of part-time and work studystudents, in addition to interviewing prospective studentemployees.Perform other duties as assigned.Perform all duties and maintain all standards in accordancewith college policies, procedures and Core Values. Physical Demands and Working Conditions:Sedentary Work – Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, anegligible amount of force frequently, and/or constantly having tolift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including thehuman body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobsare sedentary if walking and standing are required onlyoccasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met. Positions inthis class typically require talking, hearing, seeing, grasping,standing, walking and repetitive motions. Relatively free fromunpleasant environmental conditions or hazards. Office environment.Little physical effort required.***This is a Security Sensitive position. Therefore candidateswill be subject to a criminal background check.***The intent of this job description is to provide arepresentative summary of the types of duties and responsibilitiesthat will be required of the positions given this title and shallnot be construed as a declaration of the specific duties andresponsibilities of any particular position. Employees may berequested to perform job-related tasks other than thosespecifically presented in this description. Fair Labor StandardsAct (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. The employeractively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will considerreasonable accommodations.Employment Type: Full-time StaffCompensation Type: AnnualCompensation Range: $43,315.00 – 49,812.00For any employment questions, please contact HR at (972) 985-3783or [email protected] .Collin College provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) toall employees and applicants for employment without regard to race,color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability orgenetics. Knowledge of all various college departments and degreeprogramsKnowledge of Pre-requisite courses and requirements needed forapplying to degree programsKnowledge of transfer requirements to four year bridge anddegree programsKnowledge of District rules, policies, and practicesKnowledge of Collin College’s prerequisites and UniversityPartners’ transfer requirements/equivalenciesInterpersonal and organizational skillsVerbal and written communication skillsAbility to assist students with TSI testing, developmentaleducation, Dual Credit, etc.Ability to offer some financial aid informationAbility to explain advantages and future importance of HonorscoursesAbility to maintain a positive attitudeAbility to work independently or collaboratively in afast-paced environmentAbility to effectively communicate with individuals fromdiverse cultural backgroundsAbility to establish a connection with the student who isstruggling academically and to help him or her to formulate anaction plan to maintain satisfactory progressAbility to suggest appropriate methods of remediation AdvisorLocation:2200 University Drive, Central Park CampusMcKinney, Texas, 75071United StatesWe are searching for an experienced AdvisorJob Purpose:Provide information and assistance with academic and degreecounseling, transfer to and from four (4) year and other schools,TSI testing, dual credit, the Admissions process, and unofficialevaluation of credits earned from other schools. Supply supportservices to assist satisfactory academic performance.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:last_img

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