FULL-TIME ACADEMIC COUNSELOR: ACADEMIC ADVISING - Northern Essex Community College in Haverhill Massachusetts

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Northern Essex Community College

Haverhill, Massachusetts

United States
(POST #62522)

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Detailed Job Description

Online Programs (Primarily Haverhill Campus Career Planning and Advising Center) 37.5 hours per week. The hours will vary mornings, evenings, and late nights, as the College's Online Program initiative expands internationally. As a result of this expansion, the person in this position may be required to work from home as part of his or her fulltime work schedule in order to accommodate the varying time zones. This position will serve solely in providing comprehensive advising via synchronous web-advising, email, and phone advising. This position is an MCCC/MTA Unit Position.  Anticipated start date:  August 2, 2015

Reports to the Dean Academic Support Services, Articulation, and Transfer and is a team member of the Academic Advising Team. This position will collaborate and regularly communicate with the Dean of Academic Innovations and Alternative Studies and other team members.  The primary role of this position is to provide academic and transfer advising to students enrolled in the Flexible Online Programs. Provide general career advising, basic financial aid information, registration processes, as well as orienting and referring students to all other services offered by the college. Implement and fully practice the holistic and intrusive aspects of the "Developmental Model of Advising" in a case management style. Responsible for identifying, developing, updating, disseminating information and other resource materials that will assist in the retention of students in these programs and the retention strategies of the college. The advisor will also be responsible for:

  • Collecting and analyzing data on program participants
  • Developing retention strategies
  • Working with other areas to continuously improve the resources available to participants
  • Identifying and advocating for changes in policies that would better serve this population
  • Participating on committees, team meetings, and trainings on campus in order to  address the needs of the Flexible Online Programs and its students
  • Assist the Dean of Academic Support Services, Articulation and Transfer in identifying transfer institutions and programs that are suitable for creating transfer pathways for the Flexible Online Programs
  • Other duties as assigned

Master's Degree in education, counseling or related area; with three years of academic advising experience, which includes transfer advising, basic career counseling, financial aid counseling, registration processes, preferably in a community college setting, required. Significant Online Academic Advising experience strongly preferred.  Demonstrated sensitivity to the special needs of first generation, disadvantaged students, and non-traditional students required. Must possess the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment in a well-organized manner, as well as meet deadlines in a timely manner. Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills required.  Demonstrated knowledge of the Internet, Learning Management Systems, and SCT Banner Information Systems or comparable student file system required. Must demonstrate the ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively in a team.

 Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite applications and student information systems, preferably SCT Banner Student Information Systems, required. Minority candidates and bilingual (fluent) candidates are encouraged to apply.

Salary: $52,564.00 to $73,639.00 annually with complete fringe benefit package. Actual salary calculated in compliance with MCCC/MTA classification system; Pay grade 5

Deadline Date: June 12, 2015                                                              POST #62522

Northern Essex Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.

Keyword Phrases

  • Career Planning and Advising Center
  • Prizes, Initiative, Innovation
  • Appreciative Inquiry
  • Diverse Workforce
  • Academic Advising
  • Career Counseling and Placement
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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