Specialist, Advising/Student Services
This position is past the Close Date, no more applications will be accepted.
Internal - Open to current ACC Employees only
|Hours||Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., plus evening hours and weekend hours required.|
|Position Focus||Advising students on ACC programs of study.|
|Criminal Background Check||Pre-employment criminal background checks are required for all Staff and Faculty positions. Pre-employment urinalyses drug screens are also required for all top candidates considered for positions in ACC's College Police department. Unless, otherwise provided by law, a criminal record does not automatically disqualify an applicant or employee, nor does it automatically deny a person's access to any of the College's online systems. Determinations of suitability will be made consistent with College policy, practices and all applicable laws and regulations.|
To provide academic advising and related student support services.
Dean, Supervisor or designee
Description of Duties and Tasks
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
- Advises students on various aspects of college programs such as majors, course selection, transferability, and pre-requisites for degree plans.
- Assists with recruiting prospective students by participating in College Connection program, including kick-off, admissions, advising, tours, and follow up.
- Reviews transcripts, authorizes and interprets test scores and other information for the Texas Success Initiative (TSI), and completes student TSI plans.
- Documents and inputs data regarding advising sessions into computer system; replies to e-mails and telephone calls regarding program or course issues.
- Disseminates information on the enrollment process, including admissions, financial aid, and assessment, advising, and transferring.
- Facilitates workshops and seminars in support of recruitment and retention.
- May perform assessment tests, present new student orientation, or other special projects to support recruitment and retention.
Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
- College admissions procedures, programs, and courses.
- Multicultural education programs and systems.
- Student database systems.
Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
- Maintaining an established work schedule.
- Effectively using interpersonal and communications skills.
- Effectively using organizational and planning skills.
- Disseminating complex information.
- Maintaining confidentiality of work related information and materials.
- Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships
- Demonstrated proficiency using standard office software applications.
- Occasional lifting of objects up to 20 pounds
- Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, kneeling, pushing and pulling
- Work is routinely performed in office environments
- Two years experience in higher education Student Services.
- One year experience in academic advising.
- Bachelor's degree.
- Work safely and follow safety rules. Report unsafe working conditions and behavior. Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices.
ACC Benefits Overview
Full-time Faculty and Staffing Table employees who work in full-time and/or part-time positions at the College are eligible for ACC medical benefits effective the first of the month after their first 90 days of employment. Benefits include medical, dental, life insurance, short and long term disability, retirement plans and AD&D.
ACC does not participate in Social Security. ACC participates in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) and the Optional Retirement Program (ORP-Faculty Only). Part-time and Hourly employees participate in the ACC Money Purchase Plan (ACCMPP) as a retirement program required by Federal law.