A Commonwealth of Virginia Website
Virginia Mountain View

Academic Advisor

Academic Advisor

  • https://jobs.vccs.edu/postings/54823
  • Virginia, United States
  • Hold for NV280-Office of Student Services
  • Northern VA Community College

Title: Academic Advisor

Agency: Northern VA Community College

Location: Multiple Locations

FLSA: Exempt

Hiring Range: $50,000 - $58,000

Full Time or Part Time: Full Time

Additional Detail


Job Description:
Academic advisors provide guidance to NOVA students about academic, transfer, career/workforce, and student development issues, needs, or experiences. Provide academic planning and advising guidance to current, returning, and prospective NOVA students in-person, via phone, virtual face-to-face meeting, chat, and email. Manage a caseload of students to support the achievement of the students’ goals including, but not limited to, ensuring proper program placement, successful enrollment, course completion, retention, graduation, transfer, and/or job placement. Conduct assessments of students’ needs to make referrals to supports and services. Facilitate programs and workshops to support academic planning and advising.

Provide academic planning and advising guidance to current, returning, and prospective NOVA students in-person, via phone, virtual face-to-face meeting, chat, and email. Manage a caseload of students to support the achievement of the students’ goals including, but not limited to, ensuring proper program placement, successful enrollment, course completion, retention, graduation, transfer and/or job placement. Conduct assessments of students’ needs to make referrals to supports and services. Facilitate programs and workshops to support academic planning and advising Facilitate programs and workshops to support academic planning and advising.
Minimum Qualifications:

Knowledge of academic planning, course scheduling, transfer, career and student development advising. Knowledge of college readiness research, persistence/retention and completion research and best practices for traditional and non-traditional students. Knowledge or awareness of trends in higher education, with a particular emphasis on community college trends.

Skill in providing academic, career, and/or personal counseling to adolescents and adults. Clearly articulated oral and written communication. Skill in written communication, including the development of letters, memos, presentations, and course materials. Skill in oral communication, including large and small group presentations and/or class lectures. Skill in case management, including tracking of student caseload and the collection and reporting of data. Proficiently skilled in computer usage, including Microsoft Office, e-mail, PeopleSoft Student Information System, Adobe Acrobat Reader, and researching information online.

Ability to independently plan and coordinate a variety of programs and projects. Ability to understand and interpret campus and program policies and regulations. Ability to maintain a professional demeanor respectful of diversity and multiculturalism. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Ability to maintain a professional approach to working with students, families, faculty, and staff. Ability to respond creatively and flexibly to changing needs and conditions. Ability to work occasionally at and travel regularly to various NOVA campuses. Ability to collaborate effectively with college personnel, including administrators, counselors, and staff. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a diverse student population. Ability to work evenings and occasional weekend hours.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree; OR an equivalent combination of occupational experience, education, or training.
  • Some experience in a college setting in an advising or customer service capacity.
  • Must be able to travel to all NOVA campuses (this is not a remote position).
  • Position requires weekly evening and occasional weekend hours.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Some prior experience in an academic advising and/or community college setting.
  • Bilingual proficiency.

 

Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

Sign up for job alerts

Not You?

Thank you

Share this job

Not You?

Thank you for sharing this job

Similar Jobs

Aircraft Registration Assistant

Office and Administrative Support Occupations 495338 RICHMOND Virginia United States 5702 GULFSTREAM ROAD , RICHMOND, Virginia, United States, 23250-2422 Department of Aviation Administrative Services, Audit and Finance
The Virginia Department of Aviation is seeking a motivated, detail-oriented individual to support a high-volume, fast-paced, high-stress position within our Aircraft Registration Office.

Summer Spirits Internship Program

Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority 172840242 Mechanicsville Virginia United States Mechanicsville, Virginia, United States, 23116
The Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Authority is proud to announce that recruiting for the 2023 Summer Spirits Internship Program has begun. This program is designed to help university and high school students gain valuable work experien...

Information Security Analyst 1

Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority 172834356 Mechanicsville Virginia United States Mechanicsville, Virginia, United States, 23116
Information Security Analyst I Position #W78310 Salary Range: $23.65 - $30.77 Join Our Team Crafted of Virginia's Top Shelf Talent! Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority Information Technology Services Division (ITS) is seeking two Wag...

Lead Sales Associate

Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority 172088677 Mechanicsville Virginia United States Mechanicsville, Virginia, United States, 23116
Join A Team Crafted of Virginia's Top Shelf Talent! LEAD SALES ASSOCIATE The Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority seeks a wage Lead Sales Associate to perform retail functions involving the sale of alcohol and related merchandise. The L...

Apply Now

Not You?

Thank you