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Advisor II, Early College Academy

Aims Community College

Job Description

Job Description:

The purpose of the Advisor is to serve as an academic advisor for high school students participating in Concurrent Enrollment courses and programs.

This person will also be responsible for assisting students with advising needs and career exploration related to career and major choices. Position will provide registration and enrollment for students, including admissions paperwork, registration assistance, and guidance regarding courses leading toward college degree completion and college graduation requirements.

This position is expected to work ten (10) out of twelve (12) months per year and will receive deferred pay for the two months’ not working. Work hours for this position are Monday – Friday 7:15am – 3:45pm with some weekends and evenings as required.

Academic Advising & Data Management:
  • Keep accurate log notes that reflect the discussion and essential information conveyed to students.
  • Enroll students into courses.
  • Collect admissions paperwork, advise students on filling out all necessary forms.
Career Advising:
  • Teach students job seeking skills on an individual and group basis as needed by utilizing appropriate resources to include computer software and other technology.
  • Create and present workshops on resume writing, interview techniques, and job search strategies to classes.
  • Conduct mock interview sessions with students and provide feedback to the students regarding how to improve their interviewing skills.
  • Evaluate and critique resumes in individual/group settings.
Program Development & Delivery:
  • Assist the Assistant Director II, Early College Academy and School Counselor with developing programs of support for Concurrent Enrollment students.
  • Establish college-focused events including financial aid information sessions, four-year college admission assistance, locating scholarships at four-year schools, etc.
  • Assist with new student recruitment events and programming.
Early Alert/Retention-Based Follow Through:
  • Follow procedures for ECA Early Alert system.
  • Meet with referred students and create a plan with the student to get back on track in classes.
  • Work collaboratively with faculty to identify programming opportunities for student success in college classes.
Academic Advising – Meeting with Students:
  • Meet individually with students to discuss their academic goals/plans as needed.
  • Develop educational/degree plan with each student.
  • Assist in the mediation between students, staff, and faculty when advising problems or concerns arise.
  • Input and retrieve information from Workday.
  • Utilize resources (paper and electronic), such as transfer guides, to assist students in course selection and career goals.
  • Teach students how to problem solve by identifying alternative options as they relate to their life and career goals.
  • Explain financial aid processes and connect students to appropriate resources (e.g. FASFA forms and scholarship options).
  • Engage in the career planning process by explaining the connection between majors, interests/abilities, and career goals.
  • Teach students how to register on line and use Web Services features.
  • Refer students to appropriate resources based upon their needs (e.g. orientation, disability access, etc.).
  • Instruct students how to use other institutions’ transfer guides and plan for successful college entry.
  • Meet with students who have been laced on academic probation/suspension to determine causes of poor academic performance and identify the next proactive steps for the student to engage in.
  • Respond within 24 hours to student phone calls and e-mail inquiries.
Other Duties as Assigned:
  • Maintain currency on advising information by attending meetings and conferences and reading various materials.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in Advising, Career Counseling, or other related filed, plus two (2) years’ of related work experience such as; in advisement, career counseling, or teaching at a post-secondary level, or an equivalent combination of education and/or work experience.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Concurrent enrollment experience
  • Experience working in a 9-12 grade educational setting
Required Documents:
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Diversity Statement

Please Note: All required documents can be uploaded in the “my experience” section of the application under Required Documents.
Minimum Payment Amount:


Employees in these positions may be asked to participate in temporary assignments lasting less than 6 months (such as curriculum development, short term projects, meetings and substitute duties) which could amount to additional temporary pay.
Pay Rate Type:


Included with Aims Full-time Employment is a generous package of Benefits, most are listed below:
  • Benefits are effective immediately
  • 100% employer provided medical & dental coverage employees (employee only option)
  • 85% employer provided medical & dental coverage for employee's spouse and/or family
  • Voluntary vision insurance
  • Staff Annual Leave (minimum accrual of 15 days) & Sick (minimum accrual of 12 days)
  • 17 paid holidays and 3 personal days each year
  • Summer schedule: 4 day work week - Fridays Off
  • Employer paid long-term disability and life insurance premiums
  • Tuition waiver & reimbursement for employees
  • Tuition waiver for dependents
  • PERA employer (see
    for comprehensive benefits)
  • Additional supplemental benefits & retirement programs available
  • Access to the PERC (Aims gym) for employee & one guest
  • Free parking on all campuses
Part-time employees also receive some benefits depending on the number of hours worked.
  • Tuition waiver for employee on Aims courses
  • Access to the PERC (Aims gym) for employee & one guest
  • Aims Discount program
  • Free parking on all campuses
  • PERA employer (see
    for comprehensive benefits)
  • Additional supplemental benefits & retirement programs available
If you need assistance with this process please contact Human Resources.

Initial screening will be conducted by a committee based on completed application materials.
Please be prepared to submit the following, if required:
  • Cover Letter addressing qualifications relative to position requirements
  • Resume
  • Diversity Statement; see below
  • Teaching Philosophy (for faculty positions only)
  • Copy of Transcripts for all positions. Official transcripts will be required if hired for all Full Time positions
Diversity Statement Instructions
Aims Community College recognizes and celebrates diversity within our students, faculty, and staff. We are committed to equity and inclusion to improve the learning experiences of all students and the working conditions of all employees.
  • In your diversity statement, please provide your interpretation of what it means to serve a diverse community and work in an inclusive environment.
  • Please include specific examples for how your background, education, and/or professional experience have prepared you to fulfill those responsibilities in this position.
  • As you consider what to put in your statement, please note Aims Community College is committed to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, or any other protected class.
Faculty: Must submit academic transcripts from an accredited institution. Applicants who have degrees from outside of the United States must request a credential evaluation of their transcript. National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (
) or Association of International Credential Evaluators (
) lists members who may be contacted for assistance in evaluating foreign credentials.
If you are a current Aims Community College Faculty and have transcripts on file, then a new official copy is not required.

Aims Community College is an equal opportunity employer. Selection will be based solely on merit and will be without discrimination based on age, ancestry, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, race, religion, or veteran's status. All application materials must be submitted by the closing date posted and become the property of Aims Community College. The screening committee will select finalists for interviews. The goal of Aims Community College is to enhance the diversity present in the district we serve. To comply with Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, if hired, you will be required to provide documents within 3 days of hire date to show your identity and your authorization to work. This law applies to all persons hired.

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