Collin College Jobs – Academic Advisor

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Job Description:

Provide information and assistance with academic and degree counseling, transfer to and from four-year and other schools, TSI testing, dual credit, the Admissions process, and unofficial evaluation of credits earned from other schools. Supply support services to assist satisfactory academic performance.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Research degree plans, advise on transfer guides to university partnerships, advise students on Collin College policies, student handbook rules and procedures, and best practices.
  • Participate in evening advising, provide leadership and supervision for staff. May be assigned to serve as advisor for Weekend College.
  • Advise students within the general student population, as well as special populations (including Veterans, International Students, and ACCESS students) regarding program planning, course selection, schedule changes, transferability, and course withdrawals, as may be assigned.
  • Perform unofficial degree evaluations in order to effectively and accurately advise incoming transfer students about their remaining courses in order to fulfill the requirements of the District and in order for them to transfer into their major.
  • Advise academically at-risk students regarding coursework and other college resources by which they can develop the academic skills required to successfully complete college-level work.
  • May perform data entry and monitoring of the SEVIS system.
    Develop, plan and implement an academic advising program for Collin College students to include individual, group advising and new student orientation programs as
  • requested. Serve as a resource liaison to the assigned academic division.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to work independently or collaboratively in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to maintain a positive attitude
  • Ability to assist students with TSI testing, developmental education, Dual Credit, etc.
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of prerequisite courses and requirements needed for applying to degree programs
  • Ability to offer some financial aid information
  • Knowledge of all various college departments and degree programs
  • Knowledge of Collin College’s prerequisites and University Partners’ transfer requirements/equivalencies
  • Knowledge of transfer requirements to four year bridge and degree programs
  • Interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of District rules, policies, and practices
  • Ability to explain advantages and future importance of Honors courses

Qualification & Experience:

  • One (1) year of full-time experience in student development/affairs which involves academic and career counseling OR two (2) years of part-time experience in student development/affairs which involves academic and career counseling.
  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution. Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution preferred.

Job Details:

Company: Collin College

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Dallas, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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