This position is a unique combination of duties that include academic advising functions and front line support and services to assist with recruiting applicants, pre-enrollment activities and follow up, degree requirements, placement data and academic advising to provide continuity of assistance and support for students. This position provides guidance for students from inquiry though registration.
The incumbent interprets placement data, explains degree requirements, assists with course selection and degree planning, and keeps updated on the students’ academic progress; will advise prospective and enrolled students on planning, monitoring, and achieving goals; provides administrative counseling and guidance in interpreting the College’s academic policies and guidelines.
Colorado Mountain College in Summit County includes Breckenridge and Dillon. This position will be expected to serve both locations.
Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to work in a culturally competent environment and the ability to effectively interact with students, employees, and community members with diverse backgrounds.
Bilingual (English/Spanish) or conversational language abilities helpful.
View/Download the job description including hiring salary range: Academic Advisor I and Senior Enrollment Services Specialist
Pre-requisites for Position (Qualifications Standards)
Education and experience sufficient to meet the rigors of the position, such as a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution and two years of experience with a diverse student and adult population; or an applicable combination of formal education and experience that provides the training and experience necessary to perform the duties and the responsibilities of the position. High School and Post-Secondary experience essential.
Special skills or abilities: Knowledge of higher education degree requirements, and current practices and technology utilized in student services. Ability to interpret placement data and assist with course selection and degree planning. Exhibit exceptional verbal, written, analytical, and interpersonal skills. Maintain confidentiality, discretion and professionalism. Organize and prioritize work while exercising flexibility, teamwork and humor.
Apply online Please submit the required letter of interest, resume and three professional references. CMC is an EOE committed to diversifying its workforce.
Review of application material will begin October 5, 2017.