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Academic Advisor
Cleveland Community College in Shelby, North Carolina
Date Posted 03/17/2021
Admin-Academic Advising
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled

Advise students, stay current with curriculum changes, assist with advisement issues, and assist with retention initiatives.

Essential Duties Summary
  • Provide academic advising to prospective and returning students.
  • Explain policies, procedures, and program requirements and assist students in selecting educational and career goals.
  • Assist with registration; verify student prerequisites and requirements.
  • Assist as needed with advisor training.
  • Assist in developing advising materials.
  • Maintains records/files on advising activities and student information.
  • Stay current on national trends and processes regarding academic advising.
  • Publicize and promote services, resources, and activities of the College.
  • Act as a liaison for tutoring, academic concerns, and personal counseling needs.
  • Participate in faculty and divisional meetings, as requested.
  • Assist with recruitment and retention activities
  • Assist with graduation and other College-related duties.
  • Participate in professional and staff development opportunities.
  • Actively participate in Student Affairs planning, evaluation, and program review.
  • Treat students and colleagues respectfully, speak to others courteously, and behave in such a way that creates a workplace environment that is marked by trustworthiness, honest but polite communication, and interpersonal interaction that are both personally cordial and professionally appropriate.
  • Serve on committees as required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned and other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Salary Range
Based on experience. Starting yearly salary of $33,865
Required Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in a related field.
  • A minimum of 3 years of pre-qualifying experience.

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to work or meet in the evenings and/or on weekends, with advanced notice.
  • Ability to work effectively and collegially with others.
  • Ability to provide leadership in anticipating and responding to change.
  • Ability to use productivity software, including a general knowledge of word processors and spreadsheets, the ability to send and receive email, and to complete and submit electronic forms.
  • Employees are expected to perform essential computer skills (log on/off a computer, manage and organize files, print/scan forms using a copier, maintain and recall secure passwords and change password(s) routinely per College procedures).
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Provide exceptional customer services with people internal and external to the institution.
  • Effectiveness in the following College organizational competencies:
    • Translating College purpose, values, and vision into organizational action
    • Collaborating and facilitating
    • Creating and innovating
    • Anticipating and responding to change
    • Providing vision and leadership
  • Familiarity with and appreciation for the mission of a comprehensive community college.
  • Flexible and adapts to change.
  • Ability to multi-task with multiple departments and activities of others.
Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands

ADA requirements for this position include critical thinking skills with the ability to process information, analyze data, make assessments, and exercise good judgment to make decisions; possess ease of mobility within the work environment and other areas of campus; and effective use of all forms of communication (oral, visual, auditory), including use of computers. Be able to lift weights up to 10 pounds on a regular basis

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