Job: Part-Time Academic Advisor, School of Justice

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Jobing Description

Position ID: 862060
Position Type: Part-Time Support
External Position: Yes

The Part-Time Academic Advisor is responsible for outreach, recruitment, orientation, intake, assessment and advisement activities leading to enrollment of students in the Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) degree and Public Safety Programs. This individual manages programs in various outreach centers, whether in a school, faith-based organizations, community centers/organizations, business, service agencies, or community Development Corporations.

  • Advises students with career and school selection process, and developing an educational plan
  • Conducts case management activities, including maintaining an individual student database
  • Maintains and protects the privacy of program participants and their files, electronic or paper in compliance with the US Department of Education requirements
  • Maintains accountability for assisting a participant to overcome barriers to postsecondary education
  • Provides admission and financial aid application assistance and guidance for process paper and online, and follow up for retention purposes
  • Conducts educational, financial aid, applications and career counseling workshops
  • Serves on College committees
  • Attends in-house and external training workshops
  • Assembles, collects, and reports data useful for program evaluation
  • Performs other duties as assigned

    Skills / Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in appropriate field from a regionally accredited institution and three (3) years of related work experience
  • Possess excellent office management and communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Possess strong computer skills
  • Knowledge of Miami Dade College programs desirable
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to travel to other college campuses, other educational institutions and outreach centers
  • Bilingual fluent both English and Spanish preferred
  • Ability to work with socio-economically disadvantaged individuals
  • Ability to work in a multi-ethnic/multi-cultural environment
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include evening and weekend assignments

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    Contact:

    Miami Dade College
    Employment Department
    11011 SW 104 Street
    Kendall, FL 33176
    (305) 237-2559

    Social:

    Miami Dade College is an equal access/equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, marital status, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, or genetic information. Contact the Office of Equal Opportunity Programs/ADA Coordinator, at 305.237.2577 for information.