Job Positions

Academic Career Advisor

Categories: Rocky Mountain Region 10

Department:

Counseing & Advising

Institution:

Cochise College

Date Posted:

Sep 15 2021 12:08PM

Close Date:

Oct 8 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.
Note: Cochise College requires a post offer, pre-employment background screening of all employees. This announcement us Open Until Filled, with applications reviewed upon receipt. The position may close at any time.

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 should apply online at: https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/cochisecollege/jobs/3087440/ft-academic-career-advisor-sierra-vista-campus
Cover Letter, Resume, and Transcripts are a requirement of the application packet.

Institution Information

Cochise College provides inclusive and accessible educational opportunities that support social responsibility, community engagement, meaningful careers, and lifelong learning. Cochise College is a public, two-year institution that serves the residents of Cochise County from two campuses and four centers throughout Southern Arizona with panoramic views of five different mountain ranges. Graduates can transfer seamlessly to all three Arizona four-year universities! Cochise also has over 50 workforce development and certificate programs, which lead to immediate industry jobs or career advancement.

Additional Information

In all we do, we exhibit collaboration, encouragement, respect, innovation, and service. Collaboration: We actively connect with our students and community by providing accessible learning opportunities and resources to overcome barriers, build relationships, and cultivate economic, social, and cultural growth. Encouragement: We provide personal support to students and staff, faculty, and community members through active engagement and compassion. Respect: We are a community of acceptance which engages our diverse population (diversity), provides resources appropriate to the needs of individuals (equity), and extends opportunity to all (inclusion). Innovation: We create new learning experiences to respond and adapt to the needs of our community. Service: We engage our community through service-learning projects, volunteerism, and civic participation.

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.