CAMP Advising Specialist

  • University of Idaho
  • Caldwell, ID
  • Jan 14, 2021
Full time   Advising/Counseling/Support

Job Description

The CAMP Advising Specialist is a Temporary Classified appointment through June 2025, contingent upon federal funding. Under the direction of the College Assistance Migrant Program Director, the CAMP Advising Specialist will provide advising and academic support services primarily for students coming from a migrant/seasonal farmworking background. This position will focus on academic success, leadership training and community building for first year CAMP Scholars and follow-up and referral services to continuing CAMP Scholars from their sophomore through senior years of study. The CAMP Advising Specialist will remain current on general education, academic program, and degree audit requirements, changes in academic policy, and software and technology related to delivering academic advising services and information. The CAMP Advising Specialist is expected to work closely with the staff in University Advising Services, Registrar’s Office, Academic Support Programs, Career Services, Polya Mathematics Lab, Writing Center, Student Support Services, Counseling and Testing Center, and other departments to provide the support services needed for the retention and completion of the students’ undergraduate degree. The position will complete other duties as assigned by the College Assistance Migrant Program Director. General responsibilities include meeting weekly with CAMP Scholars; monitoring academic progress of current and former CAMP students throughout the year, documenting activities and services; assessing and providing academic tutoring opportunities for students; overseeing study table sessions; guiding and mentoring students in career exploration and coursework; advising/mentoring students on personal, financial, career, social, cultural, and academic related matters; facilitating workshops and cultural/social activities; and collaborating with a wide variety of university resources and personnel to provide students with comprehensive and culturally appropriate services.

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