St. Charles Community College
  • 10-Jan-2018 to 11-Aug-2018 (CST)
  • Search Committee - Academic Counselor #17-133
  • Cottleville, MO, USA
  • $33,479-43,523
  • Salary
  • Full-Time Staff

St. Charles Community College is seeking a full-time Academic Counselor to assist the Academic Counseling and Transfer Services Department.

At SCC advising is a collaborative process between student and advisor. The Academic Counselor delivers services to students and the community, which may include career counseling, job search, academic and/or career/technical programs advising, planning student events, assisting with accommodations and meeting the academic advising needs of special interest groups such as student-athletes, international students, returning learners, and students on academic warning and probation.  May include assisting students with usage of the career software, adaptive technology, internet resources, the college connection, and degree audit. Make referrals of students to appropriate College and community resources, as appropriate. 

Other duties:

  • Effectively communicates program and graduation requirements.
  • Utilize Colleague, the college's student information system, to access student records and information.
  • Encourage and guide students to define and develop realistic goals.
  • Discuss academic performance and impact on future goals.
  • Provide students with information and strategies for using resources and services on campus.
  • Assist students with clarifying any questions or confusion they may have about academic decisions.
  • Adhere to confidentiality guidelines as outlined in the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).
  • Provides success strategies to students who identify as high risk (success semester, academic warning, and academic probation).
  • Assists with departmental and campus functions, i.e., job fair, high school counselor day, returning learners workshops, Allied Health information fairs.
  • Attends functions hosted by area college/universities on new and updated programs/majors, as departmental staffing allows.
  • Promotes the College and its programs to the College community.
  • Tracks data and prepares reports/transfer materials.
  • Interprets test results.
  • Confers with faculty, staff, administration, and outside agencies and institutions, as needed.
  • Communicates with students and advocates for unmet needs and interests.
  • Utilizes the College student information system, including electronic technology such as Degree Audit and the registration module.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Education, Behavioral or Social Sciences or related field.  Master's degree preferred.  Math, writing, effective communication and computer skills are essential.  Minimum two years' related full-time work experience with emphasis in adult education, counseling, student personnel, Human Resources or other post-secondary related experience.

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