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Academic Advisor

Company: Central Ohio Technical College
Location: Newark
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Academic Advisor

Central Ohio Technical College
Minimum Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education and two (2) years professional experience in counseling, advising, or a related field. A master's degree in a related field may be substituted for years of experience.
  • Demonstrated experience using a personal computer, office software such as MS Office and electronic mail.
  • Requires a valid Ohio driver's license.
  • Requires a successful completion of a background check.
  • Demonstrated ability to:
    o Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
    o Establish and maintain effective working relationships with faculty, staff, students and the public.
    o Work in a fast-paced, demanding environment.
    o Interpret degree program requirements and assist students in the achievement of the requirements.

    Preferred Qualifications:
    Thorough understanding of the curriculum, College requirements and regulations, course sequences and degree requirements.

    Experience using an enterprise-wide integrated student information systems such as Colleague.

    Summary of Duties:
    Academic Advising is essential for student's academic success, persistence and completion of an academic program. Position will provide academic advising, including career exploration, educational and career goal setting, program overview, course registration, academic monitoring for student success, verification that graduation requirements have been met and transfer opportunities into baccalaureate programs.


  • Provides information to prospective and current students about academic programs and requirements, general admissions, and registration.
  • Guides students through the enrollment process by providing accurate information regarding transfer admissions, re-enrollment and registration procedures consistent with College policy and applicable state guidelines.
  • Maintains an advising caseload, facilitates mandatory advising sessions, and conducts regular outreach to assigned advisees each semester through email, phone calls and/or mailings.
  • Processes registrations, drop/adds, withdrawals, requests for student demographic changes and enrollment verifications.
  • Acts as an advising liaison to assigned academic programs through advisory committee meetings, division meetings and individual meetings with program faculty.
  • Works with colleagues to disseminate programmatic advising information, supports curriculum development and offers new ideas to ensure student needs are met.
  • Coordinates and executes program information meetings; assists in the coordination and execution of new student orientation program.
  • Meets with, advises, and prepares individual academic plans for all students. Conducts initial advising session and may provide subsequent advising sessions based upon individual student needs.
  • Evaluates degree audits, transfer credits, college placement based upon multiple measures' standards and other student information to guide students in the selection of appropriate courses to fulfill program requirements; meets with students to discuss academic performance and track progress toward completion.
  • Maintains accurate and appropriate records for student advising sessions and educational plans.
  • Works with faculty and administration to interpret and ensure academic policies and procedures, program informational material and training material are designed to provide efficient and effective advising services to students. Recommends solutions and establishes best practices for academic advising.
  • Conducts advisor intervention for students on academic probation and for course repeats; reviews student files to monitor academic progress; works with students to ensure agreed upon interventions are completed; assists students with academic petitions; refers students to appropriate on and off-campus resources as needed.
  • Ensures graduation applicants have met requirements for graduation; provides guidance to students to assist in timely completion of requirements.
  • Attends scheduled meetings, workshops and training sessions as scheduled by the department. May be required to attend meetings and events related to the advisor's academic area of focus.
  • Assists admissions by participating in college recruiting events both on and off campus.
  • Assists with front desk coverage as necessary to provide excellent customer service to students, staff, faculty and community members.
  • These essential job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed; employees will be required to perform other job related duties as required.

    Work Hours:
    Monday through Friday 8:00AM to 5:00PM.
    Some additional evenings and weekends may be required.

    To apply, please visit: https://jobs.cotc.edu/postings/4557

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Keywords: Central Ohio Technical College, Newark , Academic Advisor, Other , Newark, Ohio

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