Provides instructional and advising support to all Transitional Studies students. Serves as Advising Center lead advisor and retention specialist. Makes referrals for more specialized service. Teaches Skills Workshop and New Student Seminar as needed. Ensures Advising Center policies and procedures comply with federal, state and local regulations governing the Department of Transitional Studies.
Serves as the Lead Advisor and primary point of contact in the Advising Center.
Coordinates with departmental faculty to establish student educational plans.
Serves as retention specialist by following up with students on attendance and other academic and behavioral concerns.
Assists with class registration, schedules changes and other concerns related to enrollment.
Serves as Single Stop facilitator for Department of Transitional Studies.
Coordinates student referral for standardized assessment.
Works with Coordinator of Student Engagement to schedule instructor/advisors in Advising Center.
Provides and conducts on-going training and support to the instructor/advisors.
Serves as point of contact in the event of Coordinator's absence.
Facilitates student intake through ABE/HSE and ELA orientations.
Ensures quality of service by addressing problems and concerns as they arise.
Assists other specialists with LEIS data reporting.
Assists ABE/HSE Specialist with communication to minors about Dropout Prevention law, student intake and progress.
Implements processes and procedures under the direction of the Coordinator for Student Engagement.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Coordinator of Student Engagement or Director of Transitional Studies. Knowledge Skills and Abilities Required:
Minimum Requires (REQUIRED)
1. Bachelor Degree in Education, Human Services, or a related field; 2. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite; 3. One year of experience working with ABE/HSE students; 4. Experience serving a diverse population including at-risk youth and adults and international students;
Preferred Qualifications: (NOTREQUIRED)
1. Demonstrates proficiency in a foreign language and/or second language, including American Sign Language; 2. Experience working with ABE/HSE students within the NCCCS; 3. Advising experience in a post-secondary setting; 4. Experience working with Colleague.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Official transcripts, from a regionally accredited institution, are required to be received a minimum of two business weeks before the first day of work. Failure to comply may result in revocation of the job offer.
Quick Link URL: 4368
Open Date: 08/17/2017
Applications will begin being reviewed on: 08/31/2017
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