POSITIONSUMMARY: Provides comprehensive and proactive advising, educational guidance and assistance for students. Collaborates with faculty and staff to provide an exceptional student experience that fosters student success.
Educates students on the enrollment process, interpretation of assessment test scores, time management, standards of academic progress, and utilization technology. Provides various modes of advising delivery (e.g., group advising, online advising, one-on-one advising, etc.) in response to students needs, enrollment trends and changing campus environments. Refers and accepts referrals of students for services as needed.
Assists student in the development of an educational plan including clarifying educational and career goals, choosing a program of study and assisting the student through this decision-making process.
Adopts STLCC's Academic Advising Framework, from admission to graduation, in carrying out appropriate services, resources and intervention strategies to students.
Establishes and maintains relationships with students in caseload to ensure students are aware of their progress towards success.
Educates students on their academic standing and provides advice on building a plan towards good academic standing.
Verifies applicable courses as they relate to federal financial aid funding and/or veteran's benefits.
Maintains an effective informational and collaborative relationship with other college and academic departments; confers with deans and other faculty members on degree program requirements and program changes; maintains current information on college policies and procedures.
Promotes and maintains an effective relationship with representatives from other colleges and universities concerning transfer admission requirements, researches information on programs offered, and course transferability; plans college transfer fair and attends professional networking opportunities at other colleges and universities.
Promotes and maintains effective relationships with faculty and staff.
Develops and maintains essential-materials to assist students/staff in understanding academic regulations, policies, procedures and programs such as the Advising manual, program planning guides, scheduling guides, and other items as needed.
Develops and updates academic advising skills and knowledge through involvement in both internal and external professional development opportunities.
Represents academic advising services and resources in college-wide initiatives.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree and over three (3) years of relevant full-time experience.
Master's degree preferred. Experience working in a higher education setting and an understanding and passion for community college students. Bilingual skills preferred.
Knowledge of organizational structure, workflow, and operating procedures.
Knowledge of academic standard governing student probation, suspension, and/or expulsion.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.
Ability to analyze course prerequisites, certification, and/or curriculum/graduation requirements.
Ability to evaluate student transcripts and/or records.
Open Until Filled: No
Quick Link: 7965
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St. Louis Community College is the largest community college system in Missouri and the second largest institution of higher education in the state with current credit enrollment each semester of almost 30,000 students. The College is accredited by the North Central Association/Higher Learning Commission. The College includes four campuses, three education centers and district administrative offices enrolling 20,000 students. We offer 15 college-transfer and 90-plus career programs in the areas of art and design, business, civil and community service, engineering and technology, health and office professions; plus continuing education, developmental, and business/industrial training programs. The College employs 1,400+ full-time faculty and staff and 2,300+ part-time faculty and staff