|Official Job Title||Academic Advisor|
|Working Title:||Academic Advisor|
|Department||Academic Advising Services|
|Position Type||Non-Teaching Academic Staff|
|Introduction||Madison College’s dedication to promoting equity, inclusion, and diversity is reflected in our Mission, Vision, and Values. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design, and deliver solutions. We value the ability to serve students from a broad range of cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds, genders, abilities, and orientations. Therefore, we seek applicants who demonstrate they understand the benefits of diversity in a higher education community. Hiring a diverse workforce that mirrors our student population is more than just a commitment at Madison College—it is the foundation of what we are striving to do. Come be part of our great team!|
|Job Summary||Madison College is hiring a part-time, limited term, Academic Advisor. This position supports and delivers comprehensive academic, retention, career and transfer advising services for students at our Truax campus as well as other campuses in the Madison Metro area. The advisor supports Academic Advising and campus strategic goals for student access, retention, persistence and completion.
The Academic Advisor supports students to develop meaningful educational plans that are compatible with their academic, career, transfer and life goals.
This position reports to the Director of Advising.
Madison College does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term.
a. Holistically advises students about career options, admission requirements, programs of study, transfer opportunities, degree requirements and overall academic planning.
b. Develops, coordinates, and presents information individually and in group settings (classroom visits, workshops, advising & registration events, etc.).
c. Serves as an Academic Advising liaison on College projects, committees and workgroups.
d. Resolves student questions or concerns regarding academic policy and procedures and refers to appropriate resources when necessary.
e. Provides excellent customer service to students/customers
f. Prepares and presents information related to advising services and activities using both formal and informal approaches.
Student Retention/Case Management
a. Supports students in planning their educational experience including identifying academic support needs, time management and related strategies for success.
b. Develops academic plans for students on College SAP (Satisfactory Academic Progress).
c. Assists with Alerts/Cases from faculty and staff to successful resolution (assess situation, determine possible solutions); monitors progress; communicates with students and faculty; tracks data, completes processing and reports.
d. Provides information and referrals for personal and academic support services including counseling, Veteran Resource Services, Disability Resource Services, mentoring, financial planning, employment support, first-generation services, conflict resolution, tutoring and supplemental instruction.
e. Assists in development and facilitation of innovative, proactive retention activities and programming for both high-promise and general population students.
Career and Employment Advising
a. Assists students with career exploration, decision making, education pathways, self-assessment, labor market and job search resources.
b. Administers and interprets career assessment data to evaluate student skills, values and interests related to their education and career goals.
c. Explains and interprets data (graduate employment report, labor market and wage data, etc.).
d. Acts as a resource and refers appropriately to Career & Employment Services and WorkSmart, local workforce development programs and resources (Job Centers, Urban League, etc.).
a. Participates in and delivers training in use of technology to students and staff.
b. Promotes a culture of access, inclusivity and equity. Respects, advocates and supports the diversity of students and the college community.
c. Regularly utilizes computer applications and tools (Navigate, CRM, OnBase, Transferology, PeopleSoft, Handshake, Blackboard, or other SIS or Learning Management System, etc.)
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|Application Instructions||Required Documents: (3)
*Failure to include this document by the first consideration date will RESULT IN THE DISQUALIFICATION OF YOUR APPLICATION.
|Continuous (Open Until Filled?)||Yes|