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PRE-TRANSFER STEM ADVISOR, PART-TIME

Department:  Counseling, Advising, Retention Services

Position Status:  Contractual, No Benefits

Duties: 
Assist students pursuing STEM majors and careers in all phases of academic advising and career planning, and in developing the skills needed to develop an educational plan.

Provide detailed information to students concerning program requirements, transfer requirements, curriculum choice, course selection, registration procedures, and policies, procedures, rules and regulations for AACC and perspective transfer institutions.

Update each student's educational plan screen at the conclusion of each session and make appropriate advising notes.

Use technology to view, sort, and monitor student caseloads, and to communicate and foster professional relationships with students.

Meet with students identified as at-risk to acquaint them with available college support services, draft student success contracts, and make referrals as needed.

Collaborate closely with advisors, administrators, faculty and staff working on the t-STEM partnership project at two-year institutions and at UMBC.

Complete all required grant reports, attend staff meetings and training sessions, and work in concert and cooperation with other colleges and AACC departments to contribute to the national model for best practices in advising STEM students.

Support grant activities at the College to help ensure that all deliverables are implemented, assessed, refined and documented as per the stipulations.

Assist in gathering required grant-related data and documents by the specified deadlines.

Support intra- and inter- institutional efforts to implement the grant as needed and as assigned.

Apprise the Assistant Director, Counseling, Articulation and Transfer and the Director, Counseling, Advising and Retention Services of all student concerns.
Other duties as assigned by the Director or Assistant Director.

Required Qualifications:
Master's degree is required.

Minimum of three years experience in a combination of college level teaching and/or advising in a post-secondary academic setting required.

Ability to use relevant technology and software to support advising and manage grant activities, including proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite and the ability to master student information, advising, and career exploration systems.

Ability to work independently and collaboratively with students, faculty and staff.

Ability to work at all AACC locations during regular operating hours.

Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills.

Ability to deal tactfully and effectively with all student groups, faculty, administrators, professional and support staff, and the public. 

Preferred Qualifications:
Prior work with underrepresented populations in the STEM fields preferred. 

Work Schedule:
Ability to work 20 hours per week during operating hours to meet the needs of STEM students; evening and Saturday hours will be required. Use of leave is restricted in January and August to accommodate peak registration periods. Frequent travel to partner institutions is required.

To apply:  Send cover letter, resume and completed application to pwlyons@aacc.edu