Location: Wellesley Hills, MA Category: Part-Time Staff Posted On: Wed May 29 2019 Job Description:
Position Title: STEM Academic Advisor (Part-Time)
Department: STEM Starter Academy/Office of Advising
Reports to: Director of Advising/Director of STEM Starter Academy
Advise and counsel first year STEM students to develop academic plans of study, select curriculum and course sequencing according to College and Division policies. Participate in grant-related reporting and in meetings /programs associated with grant and advising activities. Serve as a resource to the STEM Division and its faculty with regard to advising services. This position is located on the Wellesley Hills Campus.
Key Responsibilities and Duties:
Provide academic advising for first year STEM students, including STEM Starter Academy Summer Program students;
Maintain knowledge of the STEM Division Associate Degree and Certificate programs, curricula and course sequencing;
Maintain knowledge and currency with MassBay policies and procedures for admissions, enrollment, and completion of a program of study;
Evaluate and interpret placement test scores and transfer credit;
Assist STEM students with course selection, course sequencing and academic pathways;
Understand transfer opportunities and requirements for STEM students;
Assist students with adding and/or withdrawing from courses;
Assist students in obtaining developmental/tutorial assistance;
Utilize PeopleSoft programs;
Advise Director of Advising and STEM Starter Academy regarding student/program issues.
Master's degree in Education, Counseling, Psychology or closely related field; with three (3) years experience and/or training involving college admissions, academic advisement, career development, or program/project management; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Education: Master's Degree required
Salary: $30.00 per hour, part-time position (not to exceed 18 hours weekly)
Classification: MCCC Professional Staff
Funding: This is a grant-funded position beginning August 5th, 2019. This is an annual grant which ends September 21, 2020 and is subject to renewal each year.
Deadline: June 8, 2019 or thereafter until filled.
Massachusetts Bay Community College values and pursues diversity, and teaches the importance of inclusion and collaboration. We strongly encourage members of underrepresented communities to apply.
Massachusetts Bay Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's for Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator (Lisa MacDonald, Director of Equity Compliance, email@example.com or (781) 239-3147), the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.
Hiring is contingent upon a successful CORI clearance.
MassBay Community College fosters educational excellence and student success, prepares students for local and global citizenship, anticipates and responds to the needs of surrounding communities, and contributes to evolving regional economic development.
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