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PART-TIME STAFF ASSISTANT/ACADEMIC COUNSELOR: CAREER PLANNING AND ADVISING CENTER: (Lawrence Campus) 30 hours/week as follows: Monday-Thursday-1:00 PM -7:00 PM, Fridays 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. This position will require occasional mornings, late evenings, and Saturday hours during peak enrollment periods. (MCCC/MTA Unit Position) Anticipated start date: January 13, 2014.
This position will report to the Dean of Academic Advising, Articulation, Transfer, Testing and TRiO. The primary role of this position is to provide academic guidance/advising including admission, basic career and basic financial aid counseling to students or potential students. Knowledge of other services available to students, serving as an advocate for students, as well as orienting and referring students to all other services offered by the college will be fundamental to this position. Provide students with all levels of Academic Advising using the “Developmental Model of Advising” to guide students through the entire process of the advising continuum including transfer advising. Work with students to prepare and develop Academic and Career Plans for all matriculated students. Assist in advising students in the One Stop Centers through the Admissions, Career Planning, Advising and Registration processes. Assist the Dean, Academic Advising, Articulation, Transfer Testing and TRiO in facilitating advising training workshops for faculty/staff, and conducting research. This position will also have an emphasis on working with students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) based programs. In addition to working with students on campus, this position will also work on projects involving other partnerships or contracts that the college is involved in. Participate in classroom presentations and collaborate with grant-funded staff to implement advising tracking systems for grant participants. Work in collaboration with the various Enrollment Services staff to provide NECC students and visitors with quality customer service.
A conferred Master’s degree in counseling, education or other social science related areas required. A minimum of three years of academic advising and academic planning experience, preferably in a community college setting required. Of the 3 years of required experience a minimum of at least one documented year must have been spent advising STEM students. Demonstrated sensitivity to the special needs of first generation, disadvantaged students, and non-traditional students required. Demonstrated ability to contribute positively to, a diverse, multi-ethnic, multi-cultural student population and campus environment required. Must be adaptable and flexible, and be able to accommodate changes in scheduling during busy advising/registration periods. Must be able to multi-task at a very high level and have a strong commitment to this type of work and its environment. Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills required. Strong skills in providing programming and resource connections for academically “At Risk” students in the areas of retention, persistence and graduation required. Demonstrated knowledge of the Internet, Microsoft Office 2010 and SCT Banner Information Systems or comparable student file system required. Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.
Salary: $26.95/per hour with pro-rated fringe benefits.
Deadline Date: November 15, 2013
NECC is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer
Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply
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