Academic Counselor-Boyce College

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Job Functions

Are you detail oriented?
Do you thrive in a fast pace environment?
Would others say you possess good communication skills?
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The Academic Counselor provides academic advising and life coaching support to Boyce
College students. The counselor also assists the Director of Student Success in identifying and
developing proven student retention strategies.

The employee in this position will have the following essential job functions:

  • Provide academic advising to undergraduate level students. Responsibilities include
    assisting students with decisions about majors and the process of declaring/changing
    majors, guiding students during course registration periods, and helping students develop
    a responsible approach to academic planning
  • Work with students to develop realistic goals that will contribute to academic and
    personal success in college; motivate students to achieve education goals
  • Lead in the design, development, and execution of workshops, seminars, and events for
    students
  • Provide individualized outreach to students based on identified risk factors including
    academic, financial, and socio-emotional
  • Refer and connect students to relevant resources, coordinate with other offices regarding
    additional outreach and support
  • Identify and reach out to students with academic deficiencies—those on either academic
    warning or academic probation—and provide personalized academic success plans and
    accountability
  • Monitor and record progress of individual students, maintain consistent and confidential
    records of individual student data

Job Requirements

  • Knowledge of full range of academic support systems available at the college
  • Knowledge of academic policies and procedures related to curriculum and enrollment
  • Knowledge of student learning styles and how to improve academic engagement and
    performance
  • Proven ability to design and implement academic programs
  • Excellent written and oral presentation skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to interact well with students and faculty
  • Knowledge of how to assess and evaluate program effectiveness

Work Environment

Student Success

We believe that every Boyce student is capable of academic achievement. However, we also understand that the road to graduation is not always smooth and there are challenges that make earning a degree difficult. The Center for Student Success is committed to help students navigate through these challenges and progress toward completing their degree.
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