Job Positions

Guided Pathways Advisor II

Categories: Northeast Region 1

Department:

Guided Pathways Advising

Institution:

Manchester Community College (Manchester, CT)

Date Posted:

Jul 27 2021 11:44AM

Close Date:

Aug 23 2021
 

Position Description

The Guided Pathways Advisor II provides advising, support, mentoring, and guidance to an adjusted case load of students under the Holistic Case Management Advising (HCMA) policy and resultant Guided Pathways Advising (GPA) program. Guided Pathways Advisors serve as the primary point of contact for students from admission to completion. Advisors support students in the creation of an academic and career plan and are responsible for monitoring student progress on their plan, conducting outreach, and providing and coordinating resources, referrals, and support to facilitate student retention and completion and eliminate equity gaps that exist for Black, LatinX, and other marginalized students. Incumbents must possess proven ability to effectively work with a culturally, linguistically, and ethnically diverse faculty, staff, and student. They are expected to have excellent oral and written communication skills along with strong Information technology literacy skills such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams etc.)

Duties

Under the direction of the of the Campus Advising Lead, The Guided Pathways Advisor II is accountable for implementing and supporting the administration of the Holistic Case Management Advising (HCMA) program in order to improve students’ abilities to successfully achieve their academic and career goals through effective performance in the following functional areas: Student Engagement; Academic and Career Advising; Retention and Holistic Support; Advising Program Development; Supervision and Leadership; Technology Fluency and Data Analytics; Compliance and Reporting. In addition to the accountabilities listed above, the incumbent is required to carry out the essential duties of attendance and participation at convocation and commencement ceremonies; service on assigned committees and task forces; attendance and participation at committee, staff, informational and professional meetings. All of these may involve attendance at evening or weekend events. This posting includes qualifications, experience and skills but is not limited to the full specifications stated in the job description. Schedule will be based on departmental needs and may include daytime, evening, and weekends.

Application Process

To apply you must submit a cover letter and resume. Incomplete applications or those submitted after the closing date will not be considered and links to other sources to view resumes are not acceptable. All employment, if offered, is contingent upon proof of citizenship or employability under the requirement of the Immigration and Control Act (IRCA) and the successful passing of a background check. CSCU is committed to providing a safe campus community. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and, when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Institution Information

https://www.manchestercc.edu/

Additional Information

Please see job posting here: https://ctstatecommunitycollege.applytojob.com/apply

Contact Information

Theresa Eisenbach TEisenbach@commnet.edu Director of Recruitment & Talent COE

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications

A Masters’ Degree in education, counseling, student development, social work, enrollment management or related field with one (1) year of professional experience in academic advising, counseling, or related area. Successful Candidate must have or must possess: Supporting students in academic goal setting and career planning. Working with student populations similar to those served by community colleges. Experience with programs and strategies that support first-generation, low-income, non-traditional, minoritized/marginalized, or at-risk students. Substitutions Allowed: Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position and by providing appropriate references. Exceptions to the degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.

Preferred Qualifications

Two (2) years of supervisory experience. Developing and/or leading academic advising programming. Using educational technology such as, student information systems, student success and/or academic advising platforms. Data collection, analysis, and reporting. Bilingual or Multilingual. Advising and/or retention programs based on national best-practices such as, Guided Pathways, Achieving the Dream, etc.