Academic Counselor - Boyce College

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JOB QUALIFICATIONS

• Detail oriented and able to work at a fast pace
• Excellent communication skills; ability to interact and engage people, and view, discern, adjust, and respond appropriately to non-verbal communication cues
• Visual acuity to work unassisted in editing printed materials
• Some weekend hours may be required
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JOB FUNCTIONS

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

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities include:

  • 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

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