Job Positions

Academic Career Advisor

Categories: Rocky Mountain Region 10

Department:

Counseling & Advising

Institution:

Cochise College

Date Posted:

Jul 20 2021 8:06PM

Close Date:

Aug 9 2021
 

Position Description

The Academic/Career Advisor is responsible for providing sound academic advising support to assist students in planning their educational career, learning skills necessary for academic success. Connecting students to campus resources and services in support of goal attainment.

Duties

Provides comprehensive academic and career planning services to students using effective communication techniques with various modes of technology and encouraging and guiding students to define and develop realistic goals
Participates in annual commencement ceremony, ongoing departmental training and cross-training activities to ensure an understanding of the colleges programs, curriculum, graduation requirements, policies, and procedures, and resources and services available to students, coordinating with staff in the areas of financial aid, registration and admission, and other enrollment management services
Collaborates with college recruiters and department staff on new student orientation and first year experience activities and conducts workshops on topics in support of student success for all students, including topics such as stress management, study skills, managing test anxiety, etc.
Engages students in academic and career planning assessments, interprets results, and assists student in developing an educational plan that leads to student success and completion
Participates in college committees and task forces as required and works with faculty and academic staff to develop student-focused processes and assists in the development of goals and objectives for the department Provides crisis intervention support and refers students to community agencies for personal counseling as needed; advises students on academic lack-of-progress probation/suspension
Supports the college's early alert program and other related retention initiatives and collaborates with college faculty and staff to facilitate student success, retention, and persistence
Performs related duties as assigned

Application Process

Interested parties must apply through the college's employment website for consideration for this role. https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/cochisecollege/jobs/3087440/ft-academic-career-advisor-sierra-vista-campus

Institution Information

Cochise College is big enough to explore and small enough to care. It's a place where individuals matter and dreams are realized. Located in scenic southeastern Arizona, our residents enjoy some of the best year round weather in the nation. With two campuses, three centers and a virtual campus we serve an average of 5,000 students each semester. Cochise College was recently ranked the third best community college in the nation by Huffington Post and received Arizona’s first Career Preparedness Award. Cochise College offers a comprehensive benefits package to include membership in the Arizona State Retirement System, employer paid health insurance and more!

Additional Information

Our counseling and advising teams fall under the Division of Student Success. Student-centered is who we are! Use your passion and expertise to make a difference in the lives of our students! Cochise College offers a comprehensive benefits plan, employee/employer matching retirement plan, generous leave accrual, 19 paid holidays (including a 10-day winter break), and offers opportunities for professional development including tuition programs (subject to eligibility and approval for programs). $42,388.00 - $48,322.00 Annually, DOE

Contact Information

Mollie Blanchard

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree, preferably in counseling or a related field, from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning recognized by the US Department of Education Three years higher education system experience preferably to include two years in assessment, academic advising, recruitment and career interest assessment/advising An equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved may be considered.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's degree, preferably in counseling or a related field, from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning recognized by the US Department of Education Three years higher education system experience preferably to include two years in assessment, academic advising, recruitment and career interest assessment/advising An equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved may be considered.