Eastern Shore Community College is located on the beautiful Eastern Shore of Virginia with incomparable access to the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Ocean, quiet vacation spots, excellent fishing and hunting, fresh produce and organic products, a thriving community of artists and artisans, a rich history, NASA launch pads, aquaculture and agriculture research centers, and a country culture of open distances, but neighbors who help each other out. We provide the 45,000 residents on Accomack and Northampton Counties access to excellent career and technical, college transfer, workforce, and continuing education programs. We serve nearly 1,000 learners a semester with an employee base of full-time and part-time faculty and staff of over 50. Our mission is to empower learners to enhance the quality of life for themselves and their communities. This is rooted in our culture of YES! which stands for Your Eastern Shore. Our YES! culture is the drive behind all that we do at ESCC. Our YES! culture of hospitality begins by asking the question, how can we help you? YES! is simple and it is very personal. You determine your YES! Our YES! embraces the college and the larger shore community as residents, students, staff, and faculty. The Assistant Coordinator for Student Advising Services is a faculty ranked position. The Assistant Coordinator provides comprehensive advising to students, develops and implements advising training and services, serves as the Veteran's Administration School Certifying Official and the College's Chief Transfer Officer, and leads the implementation of the college's Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP). QEP coordination includes leading, managing, and coordinating the student onboarding and advising programs, policies and processes; serving as the primary new student advisor; facilitating with faculty and others the creation, assessment, and reporting of assignments, projects, and activities to assess student learning in relation to the QEP; and forming and leading the college's Advising Workgroup. The Assistant Coordinator reports to the Coordinator for Student Services. Responsibilities:
Provide comprehensive career, education, and transfer advising services to prospective and new students.
Serve as the Veteran's Administration School Certifying Official.
Serve as the College's Chief Transfer Officer.
Administer the college's Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP), Advising GPS: Go-Plan-Succeed, to promote student success.
Through the QEP, develop and implement advising programs, policies, and processes that promote matriculation, persistence, and graduation for a diverse population of students.
Lead the creation and implementation of assignments, projects, and activities to assess student learning in relation to the QEP.
Develop and submit all assessment reports, as related to the College's QEP.
Create and lead the College's new Advising Workgroup, which will facilitate coordination between advisors and personnel with advising support roles.
Serve as the primary new student advisor for students in career/technical and transfer programs, and provide academic planning and career advisement.
Develop and implement a plan for continued professional development for all advisors and coaches.
Serve in place of the Coordinator of Student/Enrollment Services when the Coordinator is not available.
Master's degree in education or student services related field.
Demonstrated ability to interact and advise students of diverse backgrounds and needs in a higher education setting.
Demonstrated knowledge and experience with student retention strategies and initiatives.
Knowledge of and commitment to the mission of a comprehensive community college, particularly as it relates to advising and student support services.
Demonstrated understanding of student assessment, education and career planning, registration, and retention principles and practices.
Demonstrated oral, written, and group communication and customer relations skills.
Demonstrated skills in the use of contemporary computer application software to include word processing and spreadsheets, and other information technology applications such as those that manage college student information data.
Internal Number: 26598
About Eastern Shore Community College
Virginia's Community College's educate 240,000 credit students annually and over 170,000 non-credit students at 23 Community Colleges with over 40 campus locations throughout the Commonwealth. Our mission is to provide comprehensive higher education and workforce training programs and services of superior quality. These programs are financially and geographically accessible to meet the individual, business, and community needs of the Commonwealth.