Pulaski Technical College

Job Information

Job Title: Academic Advisor LR-South
Department: Student Services
Date Posted: 7/31/2014
Closing Date: 8/15/2014
Job Description: Academic advisors assist students in the clarification of their life/career goals and in the development of educational plans. Academic Advisors support the decision-making process of students and help students in realizing their maximum educational potential through communication and information. The advisor serves as a facilitator of communication, a coordinator of learning experiences through course and career planning and program progress review, and is an agent of referral to other campus services as necessary. The Academic Advisor at Little Rock South also helps with the recruitment of prospective students by offering tours, visiting with select high schools and hosting special events at Little Rock South. This advisor works closely with the Culinary and Hospitality Management programs as well as certain technical-based programs. General Responsibilities 1. Academic Advising to include the following: a. Provide academic and career advising to current, new, and transfer students throughout the year b. Provide career exploration activities c. Provide group advising and registration activities d. Provide individual advising in collaboration with faculty e. Participate in activities sponsored by Advising & Career Services and Little Rock- South f. Assist undecided students to select a major and map a plan to degree completion g. Assist students with resources and activities for job preparation and job seeking h. Help students examine their interests, abilities, and styles and connecting to career choices i. Make presentations to College Seminar classes and other classes as requested. 2. Interpret and articulate ACT or COMPASS test scores and required developmental courses for desired degree. 3. Assist students with access to other campus services and resources to include but not limited to counseling, disability services and/or tutoring. 4. Demonstrate the ability to develop and provide programs and activities to engage students; thereby increasing student retention and persistence. 5. Assist/team advise with faculty advisors within divisions as needed and requested. 6. Participate in development and delivery of training for part time advisors and faculty advisors. 7. Preform recruitment duties including but not limited to organizing tours, meeting with prospective students, visiting select high schools and organizing special events. 8. Serve as a Little Rock South and West Student Services team member by providing excellent service and support to students, staff, faculty, co-workers and other visitors to the office.
Minimum Requirements: 1. Master?s degree required; Student Personnel Services or Counseling preferred. 2. Excellent problem solving, communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills. 3. Customer and solutions oriented with a strong commitment to customer service while maintaining compliance with policies. 4. Commitment to the mission of a comprehensive two-year college and an understanding of the different components of a student services operation. 5. Must be able to articulate and execute public speaking at a level students can understand and learn. Requirements Must be willing to work evenings and weekends during peak registration periods. Regular office hours will include evening work until 6:00 PM during peak registration times.
Salary: $38,000
Benefits: Comprehensive benefits package to include life insurance, health insurance, vacation, sick leave, retirement and tuition waiver for full-time benefits eligible employees.
Contact Info: Interested candidates should submit a Pulaski Technical College employment application, cover letter, resume, list of three professional references and unofficial college transcripts to: Pulaski Technical College, Office of Human Resources, 3000 West Scenic Drive, North Little Rock, Arkansas 72118. Applications available on line at http://www.pulaskitech.edu/employment_opportunities/ AA/EOE

Pulaski Technical College
3000 West Scenic Drive
North Little Rock, AR 72118
Phone: (501) 812-2200

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