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Academic/Transfer Advisor (Part-time)-Advising & LifeMap

Bunker Hill Community College

Job Description

Location: Boston, MA Category: Part Time Non-Benefited Positions Posted On: Wed Jul 27 2022 Job Description:

Advising & LifeMap is seeking a professional to assist with providing continuous academic and transfer advising to prospective, new and continuing students at Bunker Hill Community College. The advisor will use a holistic student support model that includes proactive advising.

Specific Duties:

  • Employ a Proactive Model of Advising with the goal of enabling students to make informed and appropriate decisions regarding their academic program and transfer pathway.
  • Assist students in developing short and long term academic plans in alignment with the career and educational goals, student interests, skills and personal financial requirements.
  • Facilitate transfer workshops.
  • As part of the transcript evaluation process, communicate with academic departments regarding transferability of courses taken at other colleges; evaluate transcripts and certify for transfer credit.
  • Assist with transfer activities and provide transfer information to faculty, staff and students on transferability of courses, scholarships, articulation agreements, etc.
  • Assist students in creating a personalized educational plan utilizing electronic resources and with matching the student with a Learning Community relevant to prior experience, skill set and future goals.
  • Assist with the registration of new, continuing and readmitted students.
  • Refer students to individual faculty/program coordinators regarding course and program content as necessary.

Job Requirements:

  • Master's degree in Education, Counseling, Psychology or a closely related field; with two (2) years of experience and/or training involving academic advisement and career development, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Proficiency in student information systems and technology as well as MS Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Excellent, demonstrated verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proven ability to work with a diverse faculty, staff and student population.
  • Demonstrate and possess a strong understanding of cultural competency and how to communicate effectively to different audiences.
  • Ability to work 2 days on campus and Friday 9am-11am.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a community college.
  • Written and spoken proficiency in more than one language.

Additional Information:

Salary: $30.03/hr. @ 13hrs/per week (non-benefited)

Review Date: open until filled

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