Germanna Community College is a public, open access institution of higher education in the Virginia Community College System with a Fredericksburg Area Campus in Spotsylvania, a Locust Grove Campus, and several off-campus centers. Located in north central Virginia we are close to the nations capital and to Richmond, as well as the Blue Ridge mountains, the Chesapeake bay and the Atlantic ocean. As a comprehensive community college, the College provides quality, accessible, and affordable educational opportunities for the residents of the City of Fredericksburg and the counties of Caroline, Culpeper, King George, Madison, Orange, Spotsylvania, and Stafford. The College is a dynamic learning organization that serves as a regional leader and preferred partner where quality learning experiences enable students to participate effectively in the social, economic, political, intellectual, and cultural life of their communities. Germanna is currently seeking a dynamic individual to assist students with their educational and career goals by working closely with them to identify strengths, understand degree and course options and to act as a resource until the student reaches their goal. Advisors are passionate about assisting students as they advance through their academic journey from orientation to graduation and must be proactive to ensure that students are progressing toward their goals by communicating regularly, maintaining records of performance, making connections to available supports and assisting with academic interventions when necessary. The successful candidate must have extensive knowledge of the institution's policies and resources available to students. Ideal candidates will be caring, organized, communicative and accessible. Major Duties and Responsibilities: •Discuss career and educational goals with students •Experience with advising individuals regarding future learning goals •Maintain records of advising sessions and student performance •Identify student strengths and weaknesses •Demonstrate a strong understanding of institutional policies •Connect students with resources, such as counselors or tutors There will be a first review of applications on November 16, 2020. To apply for this position please submit a completed VCCS application, letter of interest and your resume/CV before November 16, 2020. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values of Germanna Community College. We recognize our responsibility to create, maintain, and nurture an academic and social environment that respects the diversity of people and ideas. We are committed to being an inclusive community that respects all cultures, experiences, and abilities and that prepares individuals to thrive in a global society. An EEO/AA Employer
•Bachelor's degree in related field or related experience •Advising experience at the college level, preferably from a Community College •Strong communication and interpersonal skills •Knowledge of PeopleSoft, Navigate and other educational technologies •Understanding of Germanna (and VCCS) policies, procedures and resources •A desire to help students realize, understand and reach their educational or career goals
Internal Number: 26999
About Germanna 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.