Academic Advisor

 |  North Canton, OH

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Job Overview

Posted about 2 weeks ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Academic Advisor

Job Type: Counseling Services Student Affairs Administration
Location: North Canton, OH
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type:
Institution Size:
Employer ID: 29294

Benefits

Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
No Preference
Experience:
0-1 Year

Qualifications
Education:
Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
No Preference
Experience:
0-1 Year

Position Description

Academic Advisor



Apply URL:https://jobs.starkstate.edu/postings/5397

It is the policy of Stark State College to ensure equal employment opportunity in accordance with Ohio Revised Code and all applicable federal regulations and guidelines. Employment discrimination against employees and applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, military status, pregnancy, disability, age, genetic information, or sexual orientation is illegal.
Stark State College seeks a candidate with high energy, a collaborative spirit, experience, and the capability of ensuring quality, exhibiting a positive demeanor, modeling professionalism, and with a manifest commitment to the Stark State College mission, vision and values including diversity, social equity, and student access and success.

Position Summary:
This is a completely grant-funded position with a 250-day contract. This position provides one-on-one pre-college academic advising to 65 UBMS (Upward Bound Math-Science) and 45 FAME (Focus on African-American Males in Education) participants.

Additionally, this position is responsible for the development of summer courses/student class schedules, working closely with high school personnel, college faculty, admissions and financial aid officers. This position assists students with standardized test prep, study skill development, and post-secondary enrollment through the following student engagement/outreach activities: Saturday workshops, after-school tutoring, college tours, STEM enrichment activities, career exploration, parent meetings, FAFSA completion and cultural outings.

Education Requirements:
Bachelor's Degree in Education, Counseling, Student Development, Social Work, STEM discipline or related field.

Experience/Qualifications Requirements:
Minimum of one year of work experience related to teaching, pre-college advising/recruitment, curriculum development, student mentoring or similar outreach position.

Requires excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills. Requires knowledge of outreach, mentoring and post-secondary enrollment best practices for first-generation, college-bound students and at-risk populations.

Strong administrative skills regarding record-keeping, student tracking, documentation and confidential information.

Must pass BCI and FBI background check. Must possess a valid Ohio Driver's license with an insurable driving record. Must be available to work evenings and weekends as needed. Must be available some overnight travel for professional conferences, training, and chaperoning student travel.





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