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Columbus, Ohio
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Position type:
Part Time
Experience level:
3-5 Years
Education level:
Bachelor Degree


Requisition ID: req2222

Job Title: Advisor

Department: Columbus State Comm. College

Location: Columbus Campus

Employment Type: Staff

Employment Status: Temporary

Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining Unit

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Compensation Type: Hourly

Compensation: $21.17

Schedule: Flexible based on Directors needs, but not too exceed 29 hours a week.

Job Description:

Advise students in all Allied Health majors. Assist with completing and monitoring Starfish reports. Serve as a liaison with other academic support units and Health and Human Services Academic Advising Office to ensure accurate advising information is communicated to students.

In collaboration with academic departments, advise students concerning degree requirements, course selection, academic status, and class expectations. Collaborate in registration planning activities and assist with fall, spring and summer registrations. Support retention functions by communicating with potential students and referring students to available student support services, such as study skills, tutoring, financial aid, career and personal counseling etc.

In order to perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential duty listed below. Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities, covered by
the Americans with Disabilities Act, in accordance with its requirements.

Duties are numbered for convenience, and do not indicate order in terms of importance, frequency that the duty is performed, or the amount of time spent on the duty.

1) Facilitates student participant questions for sponsored projects as assigned. Furnishes and obtains information, resolves routine problems, assists with procedures, processes and requirements, and performs other customer service responsibilities. Collects and analyzes data and information to understand student demographics, financial requirements for student participation, specifications, and grant processes relevant to assigned function.

2) Participate in and lead small group activities such as HCOP new student orientations, summer institute workshops, graduation/transfer workshops and chaperone college visits and cultural activities.

3) Assist in special projects as needed as well as complete and submit semester reports to HCOP Director; communicating in a focused and compelling way that drives others' thoughts and actions. Effectively communicate and present the critical financial college leaders.

4) Collects and analyzes data and information to understand student demographics, financial requirements for student participation, specifications, and grant processes relevant to assigned function.

5) Monitoring students' performance and academic plans to provide adequate intervention. Maintain and update student records, work with student databases.

6) Maintains excellent working relations with the public, students and internal contacts as representative of the College, Grants Office, and of the Director. Advises and influences Grants Office customers on
various matters with minimal supervision.

7) Completes special projects as assigned. Determines and implements methods and research for completing projects in consideration of overall goal and project results.

8) Works assigned schedule exhibits regular and predictable attendance and works outside of normal schedule as needed to meet workload demands.

9) Performs other related duties as required.

Usual Physical Demands: The position typically exhibits the physical demands identified in the Functional Job Analysis on file in the College's Human Resources Department and which is periodically reviewed and updated. Physical demands listed in the Functional Job Analysis are not job qualification standards, but are used to help the College assess and determine reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified individuals covered by the American's with Disabilities Act.

Frequently sits at a desk, and regularly stands and walks. Frequently talks and hears on the telephone and in person with office visitors. Frequently exhibits close vision requirements when working on the computer equipment. Frequently uses hands to handle and feel, exhibit digital dexterity when performing production typing, word processing and other computer applications. Employee occasionally lifts up to 10 pounds.

Working Conditions: Normal office working conditions.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of: college student development; academic assessment and advising practices; processes and practices related to assigned functional area. Skill in: maintaining documentation and records; operation of job-related equipment and other equipment; application of job related computer software. Ability to: maintain confidential and sensitive information; develop and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, supervisors, students, general public, and other job contacts; effectively work with persons of varying cultures and diversity.

Minimum Qualifications:

Qualifications: Education and Experience Required: Bachelor's from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning in Student Affairs, Higher Education Administration, Student Development, Counseling, Education or related field required. Two (2) year's experience with adult populations is required.

Preferred Qualifications: Preferred: Three (3) year's experience in a higher educational setting providing personal, career, or academic advising preferred. Two (2) years' experience working with low income, first generation, and disabled students in the area of academic advising workshop development, systems development, and internships preferred