Job Positions

314417 Academic Advising Analyst(s)

Categories: Rocky Mountain Region 10


Career Pathways


GateWay Community College

Date Posted:

Aug 18 2020 10:00PM

Close Date:

August 27.2020

Position Description

As the first community college of well-being, GateWay Community College (GWCC) is committed to incorporating positive psychology in the all areas of the college. GWCC is now hiring three (3) Student Services Analysts within the Career Pathways Office to coordinate, administer and implement academic advising in either credit or clock programs. This role will also be providing 1:1 and group advising as well as career exploration for new students, operational planning, program management and evaluation, problem-resolution and technical assistance.
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Salary Range: $45,541-$59,203/annually,
DOE Grade: 114
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm OR 9am-6pm; some evenings and weekends may be required: Summer Hours: Monday - Thursday, 7:30am-6pm Work Calendar: 12 Months


Essential Functions
45%-Provides professional-level end-to-end Academic Advising to a caseload of students, to support student learning, persistence, and degree completion. Provides 1:1 as well as group academic advising, on-boarding, retention, and academic advising and success support functions to students to ensure ongoing successful progress to completion of degree program. Provides guidance to students on goal setting, decision making, degree and certificate options, transfer pathways, course selection, registration, academic progress and satisfactory progress toward certificate/degree using PeopleSoft and other technology. Identifies academic options including extracurricular activities, study abroad program(s), research, and internships. Provides advice and consultation to student in selection of options best suited to student's goals, interests and skills. As the primary liaison, connects students with academic and personal resources including tutoring, counseling, and career services. Provides ongoing, proactive follow up to ensure student learning and progress outcomes are met. Monitors student academic progress through a variety of reporting tools.

25% - Facilitates change management activities related to Guided Pathways and the case management approach to program advisement. Provides programmatic support of this model by being an institutional resource to improve and advance the advisement role for student success. Works collaboratively and collegially with academic units and student services throughout the colleges and across the district to facilitate comprehensive academic support. Acts as college/department liaison to current and prospective students, faculty, staff, and external groups on issues related to academic advising and success. Coordinates with College and District partners to promote programs on campus and within the community. Develops and delivers training and professional development to faculty and staff on topics related to advising; Interprets and explains College and Maricopa Community College District policies and procedures related to admissions, curriculum, advising, student success, and degree completion. Works with faculty and counselors to develop and deliver student success courses. Supervises and provides work direction to undergraduate student workers as needed. Evaluates performance and provides feedback on occasion. Handles immediate or sensitive issues requiring confidentiality or quality assurance. Escalates matters requiring senior leadership intervention at a Director or Dean level.

15% - Researches program opportunities, industry standards, trends, best practices and emerging technologies. Coordinates projects related to student learning, success, and retention. Implements program outreach and/or recruitment and retention. Prepares and presents at new student orientations and information sessions for current and prospective students. Outreach work to student organizations. Designs, develops, maintains and delivers program resource information, presentations, reports, correspondence, and promotional material.

15% - Develops and assesses student learning outcomes. Conducts assessments. Analyzes and maintains program data to gauge student learning and success as well as program effectiveness. Coordinates, implements and evaluates processes and procedures. Makes recommendations for program improvements.

Application Process

Apply online at www.maricopa/about/careers Job posting #314417
How to Apply
• Applicants must submit a cover letter that details how the applicant meets minimum and desired qualifications.
• Please ensure your resume and cover letter provide the following items:
o Clearly illustrate how prior experience, knowledge and education meet the minimum and desired qualifications for this position.
o Provide employment history in a month/year format (e.g., 09/07 to 10/11) including job title, job duties and name of employer for each position. o Indicate whether full or part time experience for each position held.
• Three references, by current and/or former supervisors. If references are not provided in resume upon application, they will be requested at time of interview.
Posting Close Date: Apply on or before August 26, 2020 to be considered
EEO Information Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) will not discriminate, nor tolerate discrimination in employment or education, against any applicant, employee, or student because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status (including document abuse), age, disability, veteran status or genetic information.

Institution Information

Do you want to work in an organization that is dedicated to helping a highly diverse student body succeed? At GateWay Community College, one of the 10 community colleges within the Maricopa County Community College District, join a team that is guiding approximately 12,000 students annually in the heart of the city of Phoenix. Our academic offerings are diverse, with more than 150 degree programs to choose from. GateWay serves one of the most diverse student bodies within the district and is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution with over 46 percent indicating Hispanic heritage. More than half of our student population represents more than 40 countries, it's a vibrant community where various cultures are celebrated regularly. Whether you’re teaching, working, or learning - find your purpose. Join our community and make a difference. The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) is committed to providing you with a competitive, comprehensive benefits program that provides the care you and your family need to lead healthy, productive lives. Our benefits are designed to provide support for every life stage and lifestyle in our community: single, married or in a domestic partnership; with or without children; new to the workforce; or getting ready to retire.
Our benefits package includes:
• Medical including Teladoc
• Dental
• Vision
• Life Insurance
• Disability
• ASRS Retirement
• Wellness Programs
• Tuition Waiver
• Professional Growth Funding
• Paid Leave Options
• Employee Assistance Programs
• Vacation, Sick, Paid Holidays

Additional Information

Special Working Conditions
• Possession of a valid State of Arizona Class D driver's license is required; must meet minimum standards regarding driving:
• Travel to campus during interview/selection process will be at candidate’s own expense
• Will be required to travel or be assigned to all MCCCD locations
• May require evenings or weekends
• May require prolonged periods of viewing a computer screen
• May be required to lift or carry up to #25 lbs

Contact Information

Kerry Sanderson


Required Qualifications


• Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution in education, sociology, business administration or related field and two (2) years of progressively responsible student services experience coordinating, administering, planning, or evaluating programs.

Preferred Qualifications

• Master's Degree in Academic Advising, Education, Counseling, Sociology, any liberal arts or sciences discipline, or related field.
• One (1) or more years of experience teaching or providing academic or career advising in a college or university setting.
• Experience applying academic or career advising approaches, theories, and competencies.
• Effective written communications skills (as evidenced by application materials), experience developing and delivering presentations.
• Experience applying positive psychology approaches, theories, and competencies
• One (1) or more years of experience providing career advising in a college or university setting within the past 5 years