Demonstrate strong commitment to student development and success through advocacy, positive attitude, adaptability, approachability, problem solving, and support
Demonstrate developmental academic advising that assists students in clarifying personal and academic career goals through the use of appropriate student development, human development, and student learning theories
Assist students in interpreting and understanding placement scores, program curricula, and pre-requisites, etc.
Assist students in gaining a basic understanding of the College’s registration process and processes that need to be completed prior to the beginning of each semester
Maintain current knowledge of the institution’s academic programs, curriculum, practices and academic and student policies
Coordinate with other Student Affairs and Academic Affairs areas to ensure accuracy of advising materials distributed to students, faculty, and staff
Possess a working knowledge of the various types of student financial assistance programs
Manage academic advising case load in a manner that promotes retention, persistence, and student success through proactive interactions and interventions
Assist students in the development of an Individualized Academic Plan
Monitor student progress through regular meetings, communications, interventions, assessments, and data collection
Maintain academic advising records in compliance with College and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
Develop and maintain appropriate relationships with students, faculty, and staff
Utilize a communication plan to engage the college community in the academic advising process
Engage in behaviors that create an inclusive environment in which all people are valued, supported, and respected
Actively participate in professional development opportunities and professional organizations, as well as college-wide committees, etc.
Identify, secure and coordinate, in accordance with the American Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, appropriate and reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities.
Counsel and advise students with disabilities.
Communicate concerns and provide necessary support and materials for faculty, staff, and other service providers to assist in the identification and development of methods to assist students.
Establish and maintain referral resources and relationships with external agencies and programs for additional support services for students.
Compile data and create reports for DSS.
Maintain confidential student counseling contact records. Educate faculty, staff, and students in crisis management.
This is not to be construed as an exhaustive list. Other duties logically associated with this position may be assigned. All responsibilities will be conducted within the parameters of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), other applicable regulatory requirements, and professional standards.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Director of Academic Advising/Vice Chancellor Enrollment/Student Success
SUPERVISION GIVEN: None