SSS/TRIO Academic Advisor
- North Hennepin Community College
- Location: Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
- Category: Admin-Academic Advising
- Posting Date: 09/01/2020
- Application Deadline: Open until filled
North Hennepin Community College, one of the largest and most diverse two-year colleges in Minnesota seeks an experienced professional to serve an Unlimited, Full-time, SSS/TRIO Academic Advisor (MnSCU Academic Professional 2).
Salary Minimum: $21.30
Salary Maximum: $28.78
Salary Type: Hourly
Bargaining Unit/Plan: 214, MAPE
Provide specialized holistic individual academic advising, guidance and support services to SSS/TRIO program participants as defined in the approved grant proposal to assist them with remaining in college, graduating and or transferring to a four-year college or university.
Bachelor's degree in Education, Counseling and Student Personnel Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Organizational Management, Liberal Arts or related degree area, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience working with students who are TRIO eligible, or from diverse ethnic backgrounds, or non-traditional aged students.
Strong public relations, presentation and writing skills.
Strong interpersonal relationship and communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to work well within a small team of staff.
Demonstrated self-starter with strong organizational and leadership skills.
Proficient and efficient at using computer technology including internet and Microsoft Office, using databases to enter and review student data, virtual communication tools such as Zoom, and other platforms such as "EAB Navigate" for tracking and keeping records of student contacts.
Experience working in a higher education setting providing academic. advising, or counseling in a TRIO program or similar program.
Experience creating and developing career and degree plans.
Demonstrated understanding of the mission and philosophy of TRIO programs.
Experience assisting students with career exploration and the financial aid process.
Experience creating academic, career or financial literacy workshops.
Experience in student services or related area .
Choose to work at North Hennepin Community College (NHCC) and you will be joining a vibrant, and diverse professional community who believe in the power of education to change lives. NHCC welcomes their students and values their employees.
NHCC has a rich tradition of excellence in teaching and learning. Founded in 1966, the college is a respected, thriving comprehensive community college with a strong history of liberal arts education and career programs. NHCC is one of the largest and most diverse community colleges in the state of Minnesota. NHCC is a member of Minnesota State which is the fourth-largest system of two-year colleges and four-year universities in the nation.
Offering more than 70 academic programs to over 10,000 students NHCC prepares students to transfer or for immediate entry into the workforce. The thriving campus is also home to more than 25 clubs and organizations supporting a largely part-time student body with co-curricular and recreational activities.
Join our NHCC community and help us create opportunities for students to reach their academic goals, succeed in their chosen professions, and make a difference in the world.
Employee Benefits Link: https://mn.gov/mmb/segip/benefits/new-hires/
State of Minnesota Health and Dental Benefits:
The State Employee Group Insurance Program (SEGIP) provides comprehensive health benefits and excellent medical and dental coverage.
The state offers basic group term life insurance and the option to purchase additional coverage for the employee, spouse or dependent children.
Disability & Long-Term Care:
Optional plans to protect your income and assets are available for purchase.
Benefit eligible employees have the option to enroll in pre-tax accounts (flexible spending accounts) such as a Medical/Dental Expense Account (MDEA), or a Dependent Care Expense Account (DCEA).
Minnesota State offers a mix of mandatory and voluntary retirement plans that help you save for the future.
Employee Assistance Program:
The Employee Assistance Program provides, expert, confidential, personal consultation for concerns including financial and legal matters, relationship challenges, and personal and family problems.
Health & Wellbeing Programs:
Services are designed to address most aspects of wellbeing, such as personal, family, physical, financial, legal, work life, etc.
North Hennepin Community College also has an on-site Wellness Committee that provides training and wellness events for employees.
Minnesota State offers a tuition waiver benefit to eligible employees which provides the cost of tuition and, in some cases, certain fees. Along with tuition waivers North Hennepin Community College also offers Staff and Faculty Professional Development Funds for Employees.
Posting Number: F034P
Number of Vacancies: 1
Close Date: 09/10/2020
Open Until Filled: No
Accept Applications: Yes
Special Instructions Summary
Salary range(s) are contractually set and not negotiable.
You must meet all minimum qualifications at the time you apply.
Please attach the following documents below to your online application in order to be considered for this position.
Cover letter, which addresses the position qualifications and your specific interest in working at North Hennepin Community College.
Names and contact information for three (3) people who can provide a professional reference.
Posting Contact: Michelle Evenson (763) 424-0849
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status.