Job Positions

Advising and Career Operations Director

Categories: Not Region Specific


Talent Acquisition


Palm Beach State College

Date Posted:

Apr 21 2022 7:59AM

Close Date:

May 31 2022

Position Description

Responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive, outcome driven academic and career advising system for all students from first-time enrollment to degree attainment that positively impacts student success. Directs college-wide academic and career advising operations utilizing metrics and data analysis to develop and implement practical solutions to complex problems. Implements programs designed to encourage student retention and increase graduation rates.


Duties and Responsibilities: (This list is not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary)
Guides, leads, reviews, verifies, observes, and manages the work of people reporting directly to you.
Monitors and evaluates the performance of your employees.
Provides leadership for career and academic advising while ensuring a shared vision, expectations and goals, and measurable productivity standards to meet the needs of students and improve retention efforts.
Develops, maintains, interprets, and executes administrative procedures and practices. This includes developing and maintaining manuals regarding policies, procedures, rules, and standards for the College. Collaborates with enrollment management and academic affairs to implement and optimize the use of existing advising and career structure to support new student orientation, retention and student success.
Identifies areas of weakness or need for improvements then builds and implements solutions that align with central processes and strategies while positioning professional advising staff to support student’s needs. Ensures operational excellence by tracking, measuring, presenting and reporting on departmental goals and outcomes.
Participates in and manage all phases of college-wide strategic projects.
Plans and oversees the preparations and dissemination of project communications.
Produces related project reports, as needed.
Develops short-term and long-range goals, objectives, priorities, and recommendations.
Counsels employees on company policies, procedures and practices to ensure a sound employee relation environment.
Guides professional development and provides motivation and mentoring to team members.
Monitors expenditures in assigned budget, and holds self and staff accountable for financial practices that promote sound fiscal management.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Application Process

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Institution Information

Palm Beach State College, Florida's first public community college was founded in 1933 and has grown to become the largest institution of higher education in Palm Beach County. Currently serving a richly diverse student population of 49,000 annually, the College offers classes at five locations and offers bachelor's and associate degrees, professional certificates and workforce development programs. With more than 1,200 full-time employees, Palm Beach State College offers a highly attractive benefits package including health insurance, a retirement program, tuition assistance and paid time off.

Additional Information

PBSC’s generous time off and paid leave policies provide vacation, sick and personal time, holidays and semester breaks—giving you ample time to recharge your batteries and take care of personal responsibilities.

Contact Information

Kiara Dollar


Required Qualifications

Master’s degree Six years of related experience, to include experience in supervision

Preferred Qualifications

Education and Experience:
Experience with Workday Student
Experience with the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education and implementing best practices

Knowledge of: NACADA
Core Values for Advising and or Career Readiness Competencies