Century College

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Academic Advisor

at Century College

Pay: $38812.80 to $56139.20/year
Salary : $18.66 - $26.99 Hourly $38,812.80 - $56,139.20 Annually
Posted: 11/13/2017
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1898866

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Job Title:Academic Advisor
Closing Date/Time:Sun. 12/10/17 11:30 PM Central Time
Salary:$18.66 - $26.99 Hourly
$38,812.80 - $56,139.20 Annually
Job Type:Unlimited Full Time-no end date 80 hrs pay period
Location:White Bear Lake, Minnesota

 Examples of Duties:
  • Provide comprehensive and proactive academic advising  - this may include identified first year students by supporting academic, career, personal planning
  • Help students identify their educational and career goals and guide students to select programs of study that are relevant to these goals and courses that fulfill necessary program requirements.
  • Provide advising and coaching while engaging with students in a proactive, personalized, and integrated way in order to connect students to on and off-campus resources.
  • Target risk and intervention: proactively working with students to prevent course failure and program stop-out by supporting timely and effective interventions to increase student retention and completion.
  • Increase retention rate of new students in their first year by delivering targeted, services and supports.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of college student development and various learning styles.
  • Ability to learn, understand and explain policies.
  • Ability to learn, understand and communicate a variety of degree requirements.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse population of students, staff and faculty.
  • Experience working collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Possess presentation skills to effectively promote and represent the college.
  • Personal computing.
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in academic or financial aid advising.
  • Strong commitment to student retention.
  • Community college experience helpful, but not required.
Please upload the following information with your application:
  • Letter of interest
  • Current resume
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Responses to the following questions (up to one page per question, font size 12 with 1" borders)
  • Please describe your leadership style.
  • What is your background around cultural differences?
  • Please give an example of a situation you were personally involved with or observed where cultural differences needed to be addressed within your organization.  Describe where/when the situation took place, who was involved (no actual names), what happened and what was the final result.
Century College is committed to supporting diversity in all of its forms.  Applicants representing diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
 Supplemental Information:

Century College is located in White Bear Lake, Minnesota on a 170-acre campus.  As a comprehensive community and technical college, Century offers liberal arts and occupational – technical programs and departments in nearly 60 areas and is part of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System.
Century is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association.  With the sole exception of the University of Minnesota, more graduates of the St. Paul public schools attend Century than any other college or university.
Century College inspires, prepares, and empowers students to succeed in a changing world.
Century College is committed to supporting diversity in all of its forms.  Applicants representing diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
The college regrets that it is unable to offer H-1B sponsorship at this time.  The successful candidate under U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services regulations must be able to accept work in the U.S. by the day employment begins.
Century College offers an excellent benefits package based on employment condition.  Please refer to the provided links for more information.
You must apply on-line and attach an electronic letter of interest, resume and copies of transcripts to your application in order to be considered for this position.  Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
Century College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.