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Academic Advisor

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Work type: Full Time Administrative
Location: Lafayette, IN
Categories: Academic Advising/Academic Support, Administrative/Professional, Other

General Description of Position:

Provide developmental academic advising for new and continuing students using a case management approach. Assist students in defining personal and academic career goals, interpreting and understanding placement scores, program curriculum and per-requisites, and developing basic skills to register for courses, as appropriate. The Academic Advisor will refer students to appropriate internal and external resources that foster student success.

Reports to Director of Academic Advising.

Provides guidance and academic advising for new and continuing students. Registers students for basic skills advancement, general education, and program prerequisite courses.

Major Responsibilities:

Collaborate with academic deans, department chairs, and coordinators to continue to maintain a seamless college-wide academic advising system for students.

Maintain and manage department resources. Utilize report and tracking data to develop and implement proactive activities for advisement.

Conduct all activities within the established guidelines of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).

Conduct all activities with an appreciation and respect for diversity of people, styles, and views. Promote same as an integral part of one’s work.

Participates in and contributes toward a developmental, proactive, academic advising program.

Assists to develop and implement proactive advisement activities.

Assists with interpreting placement assessment results prior to registration.

Provides articulation information for those students seeking transfer/admission to a baccalaureate degree.

The above list of duties should not be contrasted as an exhaustive list.

Other duties logically associated with the position may be assigned.

Reports to: Director of Academic Advising

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Student Personnel, Counseling, or closely related field and fluent in Spanish language.
Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree; experience in academic advising, admissions, or career counseling is preferred.
Other Requirements:

Selected candidate for employment will be subject to pre-employment background checks, including criminal history check, and any offer of employment will be contingent upon that outcome.
Ability to travel via car to other college sites as assigned.

Work Hours: Work Hours are generally between 8am - 5pm. Occasional longer hours during peak periods and Saturday hours required.
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