Baccalaureate Advisor - EXTENDED - Open Until Filled
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EXTENDED - Open Until Filled
Job Requisition Number 104476
Closing Date Ongoing
Position Type CS FT
Department Academic Advising & Counseling
Pay Benefits and Work Schedule
Annual salary is $38,872 to $41,302 commensurate with degree and experience exceeding the minimum required qualifications.
In addition to a competitive salary Seminole State College offers an attractive total rewards package including: a variety of health insurance plan options with wellness incentives, fully paid dental and life insurance coverage; great work-life balance with a 37.5 hour work week, paid leave benefits including 12 vacation and 12 sick days; 7 annual paid holidays; paid time off when the College is closed during Thanksgiving Break (2 days), Winter Break (6 days) & Spring Break (5 days) and a four-day condensed workweek during the summer (may not be applicable to all departments); tuition reimbursement for employees and qualified dependents, and numerous professional development opportunities. In addition, employees participate in the Florida Retirement System and have several retirement options. The College pays a percentage toward retirement, based on the employee’s selected plan. Free on campus parking, Lynx bus service, and gym membership at the Raider Fitness Center.
Applicants must complete the entire online application and include work history even if attaching a resume.
REQUIRED DOCUMENTS (To ensure full consideration all of the following documents must be attached to the application prior to the closing date):
Transcripts showing the date of degree conferral; this applies to Seminole State College employees as well as external candidates (unofficial copies accepted).
Letters of recommendation are strongly encouraged.
TO ATTACH ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS
From the Seminole State College Home page, scroll to the bottom and click on Employment
Under For Job Seekers, click on Complete or Review an Existing Application
Select either Sign In with existing username and password or New User to create an account
Click on My Job Applications to view applied jobs, resumes and attachments
Click on the + symbol under My Cover Letters and Attachments to attach documents.
This position is eligible for Veteran’s preference. To claim Veteran's Preference, a copy of your DD-214 form, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty must be uploaded and attached to your application.
The Baccalaureate Advisor develops and implements student enrollment, retention, and completion initiatives for baccalaureate programs.
Provides advisement to current and new students on a wide range of services on all programs and courses offered by the College.
Provides support services to assists students to define and reach their educational goals.
1. Provides academic advisement services to all new and returning students, including those students who are transitioning from the AA/AS degree into the baccalaureate programs.
2. Advising baccalaureate degree seeking students to help them identify and select appropriate courses for their career path and educational goals, documents student progress through reports, queries, degree audits, third party tools such as Navigate and follow-up contacts.
3. Analyzes and interprets departmental or functional requirements for baccalaureate students to enable them to assume increasing self-reliance in re-enrollment processes in subsequent terms.
4. Provides feedback of student challenges that impact the baccalaureate student experience from initial contact through re-enrollment and graduation.
5. Provides in-depth advising services and comprehensive information regarding graduation requirements, course substitutions, transfer credits, test score interpretation, and career guidance.
6. Refers students to academic department sand support services.
7. Participates in planning and review of operational procedures and College events.
8. Collaborates with the baccalaureate admissions office to provide dedicated services to students.
9. Provides presentations, informational sessions, and developmental programming for current students enrolled in the baccalaureate programs.
10. Performs other duties as may be required or assigned.
1. Bachelor’s degree from a regionally or nationally accredited institution, preferably higher education, counseling, psychology, sociology, or related field.
2. One year of experience working with students in an educational setting, preferably higher education.
1. Academic advisement experience in an educational setting.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
1. Knowledge of college enrollment functions, including admissions, placement testing, advising, and financial aid applications.
2. Knowledge of Florida College System policies and procedures regarding baccalaureate programs.
3. Ability to become proficient in appreciative advising methodology to cultivate student achievement.
4. Excellent Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel) and knowledge of enterprise-wide student information systems.
5. Ability to work well in a highly collaborative and team-oriented environment.
6. Strong service excellence skills and the ability to provide excellent customer service.
7. Excellent problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
8. Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
9. Demonstrates a professional, courteous demeanor.
10. Ability to work in a flexible and fast paced environment, exercising good judgment and discretion without close supervision.
11. Ability to use multiple modes of contact to serve the needs of students.
12. Committed to working in a multicultural environment.
WORK ENVIRONMENT and SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS:
1. Works in an office environment.
2. Works flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.
3. Travels between campuses.
This description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. The employee will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.
Conditions of Employment
Finalists and individuals recommended for employment at Seminole State College may be subject to background investigations and fingerprinting in compliance with Florida Statute 1001.64; and Seminole State College Policy 1.020; 2.020. Criminal background checks and fingerprinting will be conducted for all new employees, and for rehired employees who have had a break in service for one year or more. The Office of Human Resources will determine which background checks shall be conducted for each position, based upon its review of job descriptions and the responsibilities of the position. These include, but are not limited to, positions that have access to money, master keys, security-sensitive areas and confidential information; positions that have the capability to create, delete, and alter records; and positions that are responsible for the care and instruction of children. The College will conduct various types of background checks which may include, but are not limited to: criminal background, credit check, driver's license check, previous employment and references.
How to Apply
TO ATTACH ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS:
You must first complete and submit the online application along with the resume, then;
While signed into your application profile, click on My Job Applications under My Cover Letters and Attachments;
Click on the + sign to attach documents such as unofficial transcripts, cover letter and/or letters of reference
Equal Employment Opportunity
Seminole State College is an equal opportunity employer and strictly prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, pregnancy, national origin, ethnicity, age, sex, gender, veterans’ or military status, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, or any other factor protected under applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations in its programs, activities, and employment.
Seminole State College of Florida adheres to Florida’s Veteran’s Preference laws by providing preference in hiring to covered job applicants. Moreover, in recognition of the valuable contributions made by veterans, the College also considers any applicant’s military service background when filling job positions not covered by Veteran’s Preference laws.
To claim Veteran's Preference for eligible positions, a copy of your DD-214 form, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty must be uploaded and attached to your application to claim Veterans' Preference.
HOLDERS OF DEGREES FROM INSTITUTIONS OUTSIDE THE USA:
Individuals who have completed college or university course work at an institution in a country other than the United States are required to obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts and degrees. Foreign transcripts should be evaluated by one of the organizations approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services.
This evaluation must be submitted at the time of application. We recommend World Education Services at P.O. Box 5087, Bowling Green Station, New York, NY 10274-5087, telephone (212) 966-6311 or email address www.wes.org. The interview process may be delayed until such a review has been completed.
To apply please visit https://www.seminolestate.edu/hr/jobs/ - mention CFEC.org job posting.