Academic Program Advisor for Reading and Literacy - American International College in Springfield Massachusetts

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American International College

Springfield, Massachusetts

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Academic Program Advisor for Reading and Literacy will be responsible for the following duties in support of the program:

  • Handles the daily operational advising duties in their respective program area.

  • Provides academic counseling, advisement and planning to a diverse student population.

  • Assists and guides student through course selection process.

  • Ensures that students are familiar and remain updated on academic policies and procedures.

  • Communicates regularly with students and responds to students' with 48 hours (excluding weekends).

  • Monitors and assesses students' program matriculation by conducting program audits.

  • Refers students to appropriate resources for academic support.

  • Maintains student files, databases, and other academic records.

  • Data analysis and report production as requested or required by reporting agencies for supervisors review.

  • Using best practices in customer service provide outreach to students at risk of not maintaining program requirements.

  • Regularly check AIC email for timely correspondence with Program Advisor Supervisor, Program Directors, students and other members of the AIC community.

  • Qualifications

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in education or related field or experience with advising programs.

  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite, Blackboard, and the instructional use of technology to teach traditional, hybrid or on-line courses, as needed.

  • Strong commitment to high-quality instruction in a diverse, student-centered environment and the ability to work with students with various learning styles and backgrounds.

  • Interest in active and collaborative learning and enthusiasm for working in a multidisciplinary environment.

  • Ability to foster a collaborative atmosphere among students and faculty.

  • Expertise that complements and expands that of the department.

  • About AIC

    American International College is a private, coeducational institution of higher education located on a 70+ acre campus in Springfield, Massachusetts. The campus has 42 buildings on two sites approximately 1/2 mile apart with a total of approximately 660,000 gross square feet. Included in the inventory of buildings are student residences for a resident population of 900 students. Founded in 1885, the College has 3700 graduate and undergraduate students. AIC offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs through the Schools of Business, Arts and Sciences; Health Sciences; and Education. The mission of the College is to transform student lives through career focused learning, with a strong foundation in the liberal arts, a commitment to serving the community, and a high level of involvement in the global economy.

    To Apply

    Qualified applicants should electronically submit a brief cover letter, current resume, and contact information for three professional references via this online application:

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    AIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Keyword Phrases

    • Academic Program Advisor for Reading and Literacy
    • Higher dedication
    • Diversity of our community
    • Student-centered
    • Academic Advising
    Employment Type:Administrative Staff
    Degree Required: Bachelors
    Experience: See Job Description
    Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
    Salary: Not Specified
    Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
    Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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