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Academic Advisor

Dallas County Community College District

Job Title: Academic Advisor
Job Location: Dallas , TX
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Advising/counseling/support
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2017-09-20
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description


Academic Advisor
Dallas County Community College District

Job no: 495869
Work type: Full-time
Location: El Centro
Work Schedule: Various Shifts (40 hours per week - some nights & weekends)

Job Title Code
TK8

Salary Level
N03


Salary Range (Full-Time)
$3,000.00 mo. - $3,450.00 mo. (dependent on experience and other considerations)
 
Hourly Rate (Part-Time)
$17.31 per hour
 
FLSA
Non-Exempt

Position Type
Staff

Position Summary

Responsible for providing educational guidance to a specific assigned student case load associated with academic advising/planning, articulation, career planning and other related services.

Job Requirements

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Experience in student development and/or academic advising.  Knowledge of District policies and procedures, academic requirements, campus resources, student life and support services.  Ability to analyze course prerequisites, certification, curriculum, graduation requirements and evaluate student transcripts or records.  The ability to identify student needs for support services to determine and make appropriate referrals, and maintain strict student confidentiality.  Knowledge of academic standards governing student probation, suspension. and/or expulsion.  Ability to initiate, establish, and foster a diverse environment by maintaining a positive, cooperative, productive workforce atmosphere with the ability to maintain effective working relationships with individuals from various cultural backgrounds.  Ability to act as an advocate for the student and the District.  Analyze complex situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.  Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to set own priorities to coordinate multiple assignments with fluctuating and time-sensitive deadlines.  Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.

 Physical Requirements

Normal physical job functions performed within a standard office environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with physical challenges to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.


Minimum Knowledge and Experience

Associate’s degree in related field plus two (2) years of related work experience. Ability to work extended hours beyond the regular 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. work day during heavy registration peak times. Official transcripts will be required. *** Will be subject to a criminal background check. Some positions may be subject to a fingerprint check. ***


Information and Application Process Instructions

To Apply Visit:http://opportunities.dcccd.edu/cw/en-us/listing/

The seven independently accredited colleges of the Dallas County Community College District are part of an equal opportunity system that provides education and employment opportunities without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

Dallas County Community College District complies with the Americans with Disabilities and Veterans Act. If you require special accommodations in order to apply for a position, please contact Cynthia Brown, District Human Resources Office, at 214-378-1501.



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Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities within the Dallas County Community College District and at other institutions of higher education in the region on www.AcademicCareers.com

To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Human Resources Department as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on www.AcademicCareers.com. Thank you.

Human Resources Department
Please Apply as Included Above


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