Job Summary: Provide assistance to students in meeting their academic and career goals thru a comprehensive program of educational support services and student success resources.
Minimum Required Education:
Bachelor’s degree in Education or a related field; or a combination of experience and education that yields the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Preferred: Master’s degree
Minimum Required Experience:
Two years of experience working in secondary or higher education.
Two years experience in career coaching, guidance, counseling and/or advising.
Essential Job Functions:
Advises and provides career guidance to students; advises students on the selection of a major field of study and degree plans. Develops an advising plan to ensure that students receive a welcome letter, registration information, and instructions on how to contact their advisor.
Maintains current referral information for students requesting assistance from outside resources, including scholarship information, financial assistance, career resources, and other information.
Coordinates services with other colleges and universities to assist students with transferring and provides transfer support services to assist students with transferability.
Maintains services, files, and assistance for students with special and/or designated needs, including, but not limited to, the processing of accommodation, tutoring, and developmental requests. Selects, trains, and supervises tutors employed in the peer tutoring program.
Designs, coordinates, delivers, and supports student activities, programs, workshops, and/or assessments sponsored by the Academic Advising and Success Center.
Assists with the development, distribution, and maintenance of an Academic Advisors’ Handbook, including providing training to faculty advisors.
Imparts academic rules and regulations to students to include their changing academic needs. Provides referral resources such as tutoring to assist students with completing their coursework. Identifies students who are at risk of academic probation and implements appropriate intervention strategies.
Coordinates online support services for online students by teaching online orientation, networking with online faculty, and serving as the troubleshooter for online classes.
Provides support to Hill College Students through aiding in registration, pre-advisement, add/drops, change of majors, resignations, testing and TSI requirements.
Consults with all areas of administration and faculty to ensure student program success.
Hill College is a comprehensive, two-year community college with campuses in Hillsboro and Cleburne. We also have off-campus educational centers in Burleson, Glen Rose and Meridian. Enrollment for the Fall Semester of 2016 was approximately 4,400 students.