This limited position will work collaboratively with your school, consisting of advisors, faculty, the Dean, and the Director of Advising to provide high quality academic advising services to Minneapolis College students enrolled in academic programs that fall under the school to which you are assigned. Utilizing an intrusive and progressive advising model, provide consistent, timely, accurate information to students regarding college curricular and policy requirements relative to academic program planning. Assist students to develop and successfully complete their career and educational goals, effectively use the College resources available to them, and use and interpret college information.
Associate's degree with two years relevant experience
Computer skills, advanced knowledge of MS office, e-mail and internet.
Strong customer service skills
Demonstrates an effort to improve cultural competence and actively takes steps to include diversity training in professional development.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including listening, speaking, writing and the ability to deal tactfully with diverse populations in a positive, courteous, and helpful manner.
Strong problem solving skills sufficient to identify and clarify problems or issues, to prepare and execute possible solutions under the direction of a supervisor
Evidence of strong relationship skills
Bachelor's degree in a related field OR Associate degree in a related field, with 2 years in counseling, advising, or administrative roles.
Experience delivering culturally competent services to a diverse population.
Understanding of student development theory and enrollment management strategy.
Experience with program development.
Experience utilizing technology to create efficiencies in a process or service.
Experience working in a higher education setting
Evidence of ability to work independently and as part of a team.
In order to be considered for this position, you must be in good standings with Minneapolis College.
Minneapolis College is one of the largest and most diverse two-year colleges in Minnesota, serving students in credit and noncredit programs. Minneapolis College enrolls 56% students of color. As a comprehensive public community and technical college, Minneapolis College offers 114 credentials in 44 liberal arts and career and technical programs. The College has strong ties to corporate and industry partners that help fund student scholarships, provide state-of-the-art training and equipment, and offer internship and employment opportunities to the College’s graduates.
Minneapolis College is a member of the Minnesota State colleges and universities system. With 24 two year colleges and seven state universities. Minnesota State is the largest provider of higher education in the state of Minnesota and the fifth largest system of higher education in the country. Minnesota State is committed to ensuring access to an extraordinary education for all Minnesotans; being the partner of choice to meet Minnesota’s workforce and community needs; and delivering to students, employers, communities and taxpayers the highest value, most affordable higher education option.
For qualified positions: The State of Minnesota offers an excellent benefits package including health insurance, life insurance, optional dental, short- and long-term disability, paid personal and sick leave, defined benefits and defined contribution (401 (a), retirement plans), tuition waiver for employees and dependents, and optional 457 and 403(b) retirement savings plans.
Internal Number: 1714
About Minneapolis College
Minneapolis Community and Technical College (MCTC) is a public two-year college located in the heart of downtown Minneapolis. MCTC enrolls nearly 15,000 credit students annually and is an active partner in initiatives designed to strengthen the social, economic and cultural vitality of the Twin Cities metropolitan area. Created in 1996, under the umbrella of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) system, MCTC is the result of the merger of two institutions: a technical college with a long history of vocational education dating back to 1914 and an open-enrollment community college established in 1965. Currently, the spacious campus covers 21.6 acres of land and recent expansions include a new state-of-the-art Science Center, culinary kitchen and dining hall and outdoor plaza.