Senior Academic Advisor - General Advising
Dallas County Community College District
Work type: Full-time
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00 (Some nights and weekends)
Salary Range (Full-Time)
$3,583.33 mo. - $4,120.83 mo. (dependent on experience and other considerations)
Responsible for providing educational guidance and assistance for students or potential students by planning schedules, recommending courses and determining appropriate education solutions. Design and administer appropriate programs, services and activities to assist students with academic advising, career planning, articulation and other related services.
Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Knowledge and understanding of college organizations, organizational goals, policies, and procedures. Ability to represent the District with regards to undergraduate programs, degree requirements, and general student advisement. Expertise in advising students. Knowledge of various departmental and course requirements, academic student support services, extracurricular resources and activities, personnel policy and procedures and FERPA. Ability to analyze course prerequisites, certification, curriculum and graduation requirements. Knowledge of academic standards governing student probation, suspension, and/or expulsion. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships supporting a diverse environment and working with academic departments, faculty, staff, students, and the local community. Ability to work well and provide high‐quality support and customer service in a multi‐cultural environment with students, faculty, and staff. Ability to deal extensively and effectively with a wide variety of individuals requiring excellent interpersonal skills, listening skills, and communication skills in order to convince, influence, and direct students as it relates to their academic goals. Ability to abide by the ethical standards and guidelines for academic advising. Possess strong organizational skills to prioritize workload and provide advisement to assigned students in a timely manner. Ability to effectively present information one‐on‐one and in small groups. Ability to work a flexible schedule including days, evenings, and some weekend assignments. Must have strong written and oral communication skills, along with effective listening and interpretative skills, in order to clearly communicate information and ideas.
Normal physical job functions performed within a standard office environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with physical challenges to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.
Minimum Knowledge and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in related field plus four (4) years of related work experience. Official transcripts will be required. Ability to work extended hours beyond the regular 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. work day during heavy registration peak times. *** Will be subject to a criminal background check and fingerprinting.***
To Apply Visit:http://opportunities.dcccd.edu/cw/en-us/listing/
The seven independently accredited colleges of the Dallas County Community College District are part of an equal opportunity system that provides education and employment opportunities without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.
Dallas County Community College District complies with the Americans with Disabilities and Veterans Act. If you require special accommodations in order to apply for a position, please contact Cynthia Brown, District Human Resources Office, at 214-378-1501.
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