Part Time Academic Advisor
Reports to: Assistant Dean of Student Affairs
Closing date for applications is 5/23/2021.
Hours: 25 hours per week - Day, evening and weekend hours
**This position requires the PA Child Abuse, PA State Police and FBI Fingerprinting clearances.
**This position is College-wide and includes day, evening and weekend hours (particularly during peak periods) providing both on-site and virtual advising services as determined by the College. On-site locations include Blue Bell campus, Pottstown campus, and sometimes high school partner locations.
This position provides one-on-one as well as group academic, career and college transfer advising to students resulting in a heightened level of student engagement, comprehensive decision-making and utilization of a vast array of services to support student success.
- Provides academic, transfer and career counseling.
- Advises prospective, new and returning students helping to build an educational plan that assists in meeting academic and/or professional goals.
- Participates in case management for identified students (i.e. probation, Early Alert, etc.).
- Participates in College outreach activities such as Open House, New Student Orientation, high school on-site advising, etc.
- Supports other Student Services teams with answering and responding to academic advising calls, emails and participates in virtual advising sessions
- Engages in on-going learning through innovative professional development including, but not limited to, workshops, conferences, and other professional meetings that promote currency in discipline knowledge and instructional methods.
- Acts as a resource for faculty and staff.
- Works as a collaborative, professional member of the Student Services teams.
- Adheres to professional and ethical standards of conduct.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Master’s degree from an accredited institution required.
- Demonstrated knowledge and implementation of student development theory, including career and transfer decision making.
- Experienced in developmental or college level advising.
- Demonstrated ability to work with a variety of technologies.
- Evidence of continued professional growth and development.
- Demonstrated commitment to work with diverse populations, such as under-resourced groups and first-generation students.
- Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to a comprehensive community college philosophy.
Montgomery County Community College (MCCC) has a strong institutional commitment to diversity and is dedicated to excellence through diversity in education and employment. MCCC, an EEO Employer, provides equal employment and educational opportunities to all who are qualified. In keeping with the College’s diversity initiative, MCCC seeks and welcomes applications from diverse candidates, those who have had multicultural experience, and those who can demonstrate a commitment to diversity.