Job: Part-Time Academic Advisor, The Law Center

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Jobing Description

Position ID: 807109
Position Type: Part-Time Support
External Position: Yes

The Part-Time Academic Advisor for The Law Center works with both new and continuing paralegal and pre-law students by helping them define and clarify their educational goals.

  • Assists students with interpreting placement testing results and course selection process
  • Recommends courses and programs of study for new, continuing and transferring students
  • Registers students
  • Provides information about the College, including admission, registration, and special programs of study
  • Refers students to appropriate departments for additional assistance as needed
  • Provides information about graduation and transfer requirements
  • Conducts follow-up activities such as classroom visits to provide early registration assistance and general advisement in order to increase student success and retention
  • Advises students who are under the Standard of Academic Progress (S.O.A.P.)
  • Performs other duties as assigned

    Skills / Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in related field and three (3) years of related experience
  • All educational degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution
  • Knowledge and understanding of College organization, goals and objectives, and policies and procedures
  • Possess excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to adapt to a high volume office environment
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and interact effectively with college employees at all levels
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and database applications
  • Ability to meet and deal with the public with excellent tact, poise, patience, and courtesy
  • Ability to promote and maintain effective employee and public relations
  • Ability to travel to other college campuses, other educational institutions, and outreach centers
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule to include days, evenings, and weekend assignments
  • Ability to work well in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff

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    Contact:

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

    Social:

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