Job Description Title: Educational Advisor
Job Category: Classified
Employee Group: A
Time (Percent Time): 100%
Term (months/year): 12
Current Work Schedule (days, hours):
Monday – Thursday, 8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. and Friday, 8:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.
Salary Range: 95
Salary: Steps 1 - 6, $4,383 - $5,594 per month.
Health & Welfare:
District contributes $9,563 (subject to change) toward annual premium for medical, dental, vision and life insurance coverage. Lifetime retirement benefits provided for eligible retirees. The District participates in the Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS) and State Teachers’ Retirement System (STRS) retirement programs.
This is a categorically funded position. Annual renewal of this position is contingent
upon the College’s receipt of continued funding.
Department: Student Services
Open Date: 08/01/2012
Closing Date: 08/22/2012
Open Until Filled: No
This is a specially funded AANAPISI federal grant position subject to continued funding. The AANAPISI grant is designed to provide support to Asian American and Pacific Islander students to increase their success rates in college. The Educational Advisor, AANAPISI grant, works directly with students applying to and enrolled in the AANAPISI grant program. As such, the educational advisor advises students in the preparation of their academic programs by interpreting policies and procedures to promote students’ achievement of their educational and career goals. The position functions as a para-professional to the program director in performing assigned duties related to the grant which do not require the professional competencies of certificated personnel.
The Educational Advisor is responsible for informing students of services and activities available to students interested in the AANAPISI grant program, communicating program eligibility requirements, and providing advice related to courses, other services, and student progress.
Essential Duties/Major Responsibilities:
• Checks and approves course selections by students which are best suited to their college majors as previously determined by their counselors.
• Provides guidance information related to College academic requirements, policies, and regulations.
• Provides information regarding State Colleges, Universities, and private institutions to students to apprise them of further educational opportunities.
• Assists students seeking or in need of academic and/or career counseling by referring them to the appropriate professional counselor; acts as a liaison between faculty, administration, and students.
• Assesses, researches, and resolves individual student academic concerns, including review and preliminary evaluation of student transcripts.
• Occasional travel with students for organized cultural fieldtrips and/or university tours.
Performs related duties as required
-District policies and procedures
-California Education Code; Title V regulations
-Strong general knowledge of local community college and university curriculum and transfer issues, and policies and procedures
-Computer literacy; various software applications, e.g., Microsoft Word, WordPerfect
-Interviewing techniques; counseling techniques
-Strong problem solving skills
-Excellent interpersonal skills
-Excellent written and oral communication
-Management and organizational skills
Minimum Qualifications/ Education & Experience:
A.A. degree in Education or directly related field and 2-4 years directly related administrative experience is required; coursework in counseling is preferred. Alternatively, no direct experience is required with possession of a Bachelor’s degree.
• Bachelor’s degree
• Knowledge of educational interventions for a targeted subsection of the student population
License(s) & Other Requirements:
Any provisional offer of employment is dependent upon the candidate’s successful completion of their fingerprint clearance prior to the start of employment. Additionally, the cost of the fingerprint clearance will be borne by the candidate
Instructions re: Confidential references:
The required letters of recommendation are not required to be confidential but if your reference prefers to send a confidential letter, please follow these instructions and notify your reference directly. To obtain a confidential letter of recommendation, you must enter the reference’s name and email address in the fields provided under the “Confidential References” section of the application.
In order for your reference to receive an email with a link to attach a confidential reference letter, you must complete your application and reach the status of “Under Review by HR”. It is recommended that you complete your application and reach this status as soon as possible well in advance of the deadline to provide your reference ample time to attach the letter.
It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to assure that all required and any optional documents are attached by no later than 4:00 PM PST of the closing date shown on the job posting.
A Mt. San Antonio College on-line application must be submitted and may be obtained online at http://hrjobs.mtsac.edu no later than 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 1, 2012. A cover letter, résumé, transcripts (official or unofficial) showing evidence of degree awarded/conferred and two letters of recommendation are required and must be submitted online. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that all required materials are received before the closing date and time indicated on the job posting. Incomplete application packets will not be considered. All application materials will become College property will not be returned and will not be copied. Please visit our employment website at http://hrjobs.mtsac.edu to complete and submit your application for this position.
A confirmation number will be assigned when your application packet indicates the supplemental questions have been answered and a document has been attached to a required link. Assistance with the online application process is available through the Office of Human Resources at 1100 N. Grand Avenue, Walnut, CA 91789-1399. Human Resources: (909) 274-4225. E-mail: email@example.com.
Transcripts issued outside the United States require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached with the application and submitted by the filing deadline.
It is the policy of Mt. San Antonio College that harassment is prohibited and that all persons shall receive equal employment and educational opportunities without regard to sex, race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, age (over 40), medical condition (cancer), mental disability, physical disability (including HIV & AIDS), marital status, sexual orientation, or Vietnam Era Veteran Status. This nondiscrimination policy covers Family and Medical Care Leave and Pregnancy Disability Leave. Contact the Office of Human Resources if you need any special accommodations to complete the application process at 909.594.5611, ext. 4225.
Mt. San Antonio College is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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