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Educational Advisor

Location : Lecanto
Job Type : Regular
Reference Code : 10744462
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 3
Required Education : Bachelor's Degree
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITY:

Provide advisory services for prospective and currently enrolled students; develop and implement services related to retention, orientation, registration, academic advising, academic skills enhancement and career goals.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

1. Provide academic advising for degree and certificate seeking students (in person and online).
2. Develop and implement student development activities, programs and services that promote learning and retention.
3. Provide professional support and referrals for students with personal, social, and/or academic concerns that impair learning.
4. Provide student advisement that includes career path options, individual success plans, and career and life goals.
5. Provide basic admissions, financial aid, registration, and Veterans' Administration benefits information.
6. Help students understand course sequence, academic load, graduation and transfer requirements (SUS articulation).
7. Provide students with information about institutional and program policies, procedures, and college and community resources.
8. Help students develop skills in self-direction.
9. May be required to work a flexible schedule.
10. Maintain professional currency; including participation in regular training sessions provided by the college.
11. Additional duties as assigned by supervisor.
12. Valid Florida driver's license required company vehicle

 Employees will be required to perform other job related marginal duties as required.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:

  • Works inside a classroom/computer laboratory environment.


(Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.)
Required Qualifications :
PREREQUISITES FOR POSITION (Qualification Standards):

1. Bachelor's degree required. Preference is a bachelor's degree in a student development related field.

2. Three years' experience working with a diverse student population in career counseling, remediation, assessment, testing, counseling/advisement, learning lab or related student services/development field preferred.

3. Ability to read and interpret state and college regulations relating to academic advisement. The ability to promote college programs to prospective students. Knowledge and understanding of the technical and educational aspects of all college programs. Ability to acquire knowledge of financial aid opportunities, programs, rules, and regulations. Ability to maintain student records and interpret data. Working knowledge of the personal computer, including MS Office Suite. Ability to work with the public, especially educationally and financially disadvantaged individuals and individuals with disabilities. Knowledge of and ability to instruct students in online resources and registration via the web. Some knowledge of standardized and special testing and assessment instruments. Must have written and verbal communication skills in order to perform this job.

 

Work Schedule: Full – Time, hours not specified
 
Salary: $31,482.00 - $39,352.00 Annually, DOE
Skills :
Academic Advisement/Skills Enhancement Active Listening Administer and monitor test Career Counseling Coaching Microsoft Office Written and Oral Communication
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