Under the supervision of the Director of Student Development and Career Services or designee, the Academic Advisor – Transfer Students is responsible for providing academic advisement and support services for transfer students.
Duties & Responsibilities:
1.Provide primary, ongoing academic advisement and support services on the transfer process for students including, and not limited to, exploration, selection and the application process. 2.Maintain accurate and complete records of activities dealing with transfer of students. 3.Maintain knowledge of transfer articulation agreements, transfer requirements and regulations. 4.Collaborate with other institutions of higher education departments involved with transfer students and transfer students issues. 5.Compile and distribute transfer information, such as, reference books, handbooks and related materials to counselors and other academic staff. Keep information up-to-date. 6.Compile and review other college catalogs, publishing brochures, and related materials. 7.Plan and arrange guest admission officer visits to the College. 8.Arrange campus tours for students to visit other colleges. 9.Coordinate college fair events and transfer day logistics. 10.Liaison with other colleges for requesting fees and deposit waivers. 11.Serve as the College's representative at state level meetings regarding transfer. 12.Maintain data for research and reporting on transfer student population and activities. 13.Maintain strict confidentiality and security of student, staff and client records. 14.Prepare routine, special and ancillary reports as required. 15.Perform other related duties as required.
1.Bachelor's degree. 2.Experience assessing students' needs and coordinating educational and community-based services. 3.Experience working in an educational or social service environment. 4.Working knowledge of computer software applications, preferably the Microsoft Office suite of applications. 5.Experience working with at-risk and culturally diverse populations. 6.Experience working independently and in a team environment. 7.Excellent time and project management skills. 8.Excellent interpersonal skills. 9.Excellent oral and written communication skills. 10.Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
1.Bachelor's degree in Education, Counseling, Psychology or related area. 2.Experience coordinating programs for at risk students. 3.Experience working with students in a student services, client services or equivalent setting. 4.Demonstrated knowledge of computerized record maintenance and management, preferably the Banner System.
Internal Number: 2428
About Essex County College
Essex County College is an open-door public access community college that is committed to providing quality educational programs and life-long learning opportunities at a very affordable cost. The College is open to students with a wide variety of backgrounds and abilities. We take pride in the richness of our diversity and our nurturing atmosphere, which encourages students who might not otherwise aspire to higher education to enroll and excel.