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Academic Advisor

Posted: 01/23/2023

Hopkinsville Community College
Kentucky Community and Technical College System
             Academic Advisor
(Position 10012273)
Open Date: 01/23/23
Close Date: 02/02/23
KCTCS is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. We actively encourage applications and/or nominations of persons of color, women, veterans, persons with disabilities and other individuals.
KCTCS is an equal opportunity employer and educational institution.
The primary purpose of the full time Academic Advisor is to provide academic and career counseling to enhance students’ academic success.
  • Advise students of academic progress and direction to enhance academic success and progress toward graduation.  Make recommendations and suggestions based on professional judgment and experience relative to the student’s degree pathway.
  • Design, plan, and execute advising sessions for new students.  Advise new students of academic progress and direction to enhance success.
  • Responsible for drafting Service Members Opportunity College Active Duty (SOCAD) degree plans per consortium agreement with SOC.   Monitor students’ progress on academic plan, and recommend academic options toward graduation in accordance with their academic calendar and military schedule.  Enroll military students in PeopleSoft.
  • First-line evaluator of Joint Services Transcript for military students based on approved processes.   Responsible for researching any changes or possible options for additional credit to submit for review and approval by the Fort Campbell Campus Director.
  • Act as designee in absence of Fort Campbell Campus Director for operations related to the Education Center as needed.
  • Supervise Student Affairs Assistant II.  Provide coverage and service in absence of Admissions/Record staff.  Work in collaboration with additional Student Services personnel who rotate to Fort Campbell.
  • Other duties as assigned by Fort Campbell Campus Director.
  • Bachelor degree (Education with focus on counseling or student affairs, or related field), and two years related experience, or equivalent.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Ability to plan, organize and implement events and day-to-day operations/duties.
  • Demonstrates and facilitates a team spirit in department and community.
  • Excellent computer skills.
KY law requires state and national pre-employment background checks as a condition of employment.
Initial review of applicants will begin on February 3, 2023.
Applicants will be notified if selected for interview an.

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