ANNUAL SALARY: Minimum $41,077
LOOKING FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO EXEMPLIFY OUR COLLEGE VALUES:
Communications: We will be open and courageous in our communication with students and with one another. We will communicate decisions and the reasons for them. Excellence: We will strive for excellence in all that we do. We will actively plan for the future, seeking new and innovative ways to accomplish our mission. Inclusiveness: We will seek to appreciate and understand our students and each other, actively seeking different viewpoints. We will work to create a welcoming environment where our diverse community of students and employees learn, teach, and work together. Integrity: We will work with the highest level of integrity, taking responsibility for all of our actions. We will tell the truth and seek to be fair in our decision-making and actions. People: We will be honest, humble, respectful, and gracious to our students and to each other. We best serve our students, colleagues, and community when we work as a team.
GENERAL POSITION DESCRIPTION:
Assist students in setting and achieving appropriate educational and career goals, as well as provide encouragement and personal support. Services provided by this department include academic advising, career services, orientation, and educational planning, all of which support student success and completion. This position receives general direction from the Associate Director of Advising & Career Services and exercises no supervision.
NOTE: This is a security sensitive position and an appropriate background investigation will be made on applicants being strongly considered for this position.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Education: Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university.
Experience: More than one year of professional work experience.
Education: Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in higher education, counseling, or social work.
Experience: Professional experience in academic, career or personal counseling setting, and/or higher education setting.
* Attach a brief statement addressing how you acquired each of the following Knowledge, Skills and Abilities through your education, personal experience or previous employment.
Knowledge of: Student development theory and strategies to foster student success. 2. Academic and career coaching techniques, methods, and procedures. 3. General educational systems requirements. 4. College policies and procedures regarding admission standards and educational program requirements. 5. Basic computer programs. Skills in: 6. Interpersonal relationships, demonstrating ability to establish and maintain caring, inclusive relationships with students and colleagues. 7. Communication, demonstrating ability to concisely and assertively interact and collaborate, both orally and in writing, with students and colleagues. 8. Active listening, demonstrating ability to empower and respect diverse perspectives presented by students and colleagues. 9. Problem solving, demonstrating ability to equitably serve unique needs of students and colleagues. 10. Inquiry, demonstrating ability to learn and adapt services according to the needs of students and colleagues. 11. Organization, demonstrating ability to manage multiple complex tasks concurrently. 12. Leadership, demonstrating ability to serve students and colleagues with professionalism and integrity. Ability to: 13. Advise students regarding coursework needs to meet educational program requirements and achieve individual long-term career goals. 14. Interpret standardized tests/scores. 15. Interpret and apply federal, state, and college policies, procedures, rules, and regulations. 16. Maintain confidentiality and sensitive information. 17. Serve students respectfully and professionally, maintaining appropriate boundaries with students. 18. Establish and maintain collaborative, caring relationships with students and colleagues. 19. Communicate with students and colleagues clearly, concisely, and assertively, both orally and in writing, while fostering a supportive, relational environment. 20. Determine specific needs of individual students and provide appropriate support and resources. 21. Provide academic and career coaching support in a variety of situations and environments.
Sedentary-Desk work; occasional field trips e.g. for college or program activities. Minimal Hazard/Exposure-Standard office setting. At least minimal environmental controls are in place to assure health and comfort.
Health Insurance, retirement plan, sick leave, vacation, holidays. Eligible employees and dependents may take college courses tuition free. Participation in Medicare Part A, but not Social Security (FICA).
Interested and qualified applicants should submit application materials to: https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/mclennan. NOTE: Finalists may be asked to participate in an in-basket exercise. MCC uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. For more information visit www.dhs.gov/e-verify. Please feel free to contact this office regarding the status of your application.
REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS:
- Online Employment Application
- Cover Letter
- *KSA Statement (See Selection Criteria above)
- Copies of college transcripts
MCC provides equal educational opportunities to all individuals and does not discriminate against any individual regardless of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, or other legally protected category in its educational programs, activities, or employment. http://www.mclennan.edu/employees/policy-manual/docs/E-XXXIV.pdf