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Academic Advisor I

Colorado Mountain College
Rifle, CO Full-time
Posted on July 31, 2019

Academic Advisor I

Colorado Mountain College Rifle

The Academic Advisor I provides one-on-one or small group student advising. The advisor interprets placement data, explains degree requirements, assists with course selection and degree planning, and keeps updated on the students’ academic progress. The advisor will advise prospective and enrolled students on planning, monitoring, and achieving goals. The advisor provides administrative counseling and guidance in interpreting the College’s academic policies and guidelines.

Pre-requisites for Position (Qualifications Standards)

Education and experience sufficient to meet the rigors of the position, such as a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution and two years of experience with a diverse student and adult population; or an applicable combination of formal education and experience that provides the training and experience necessary to perform the duties and the responsibilities of the position. High School and Post-Secondary experience essential.

Special skills or abilities: Knowledge of higher education degree requirements, and current practices and technology utilized in student services. Ability to interpret placement data and assist with course selection and degree planning. Exhibit exceptional verbal, written, analytical, and interpersonal skills. Maintain confidentiality, discretion and professionalism. Organize and prioritize work while exercising flexibility, teamwork and humor.

Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to working in a culturally competent environment and the ability to effectively work with students, employees, and community members having diverse backgrounds.

Bilingual (English/Spanish) or conversational language abilities preferred.