Edison State Community College invites qualified internal candidates to apply for the full-time position of Coordinator of Professional and Technical Pathways Advising. The Coordinator of Professional and Technical Pathways Advising is part of the Career Pathways Advising Team, providing students pursuing a professional and technical pathway of study at Edison State (either Associate of Applied Science, Associate of Applied Business, or Associate of Technical Studies degree) with academic, career, and transfer advising, along with retention strategies to promote student success and completion. The Coordinator serves as a leader for the faculty advisors and the success advisors in all matters related to the support of Professional and Technical Pathways students in their educational pursuits. The Coordinator also oversees the Guided Pathways case management advising process for the Professional and Technical Pathways of study.
The Coordinator plays a significant role in enrollment events, providing a wide range of advising to diverse populations. The Coordinator must have expertise in all advising policies and have a basic understanding of financial aid. Collaboration with faculty, deans, financial aid, registration, student life and athletics, and student services is required. The Coordinator will also participate in new student orientation and in internal and external special events.
- In collaboration with the Director of Career Pathways Advising, develop and deliver training for advisors.
- Monitor and document students' progress toward their educational goals via Guided Pathways technology.
- Monitor and oversee the Guided Pathways case management advising process.
- Oversee the early alert process and direct students to campus resources and interventions, keeping instructors and advisors apprised.
- Assist the Director with the management of the Robinson Student Career Center.
- In collaboration with the Coordinator of Career Services, develop and implement new ways to connect incoming students with a future career and specific job opportunities.
- Ensure that advisors have the training and support needed to help students connect with their future careers.
- Coordinate the creation and distribution of information about the College's Career Pathways.
- Plan and conduct events to encourage advisor/student interaction and connection.
- Meet with new and transfer students for initial in-depth advising, career planning, and mapping out an initial Student Education Plan (SEP). In collaboration with the faculty advisor, update SEPs as needed.
- Interpret and apply Edison's assessment/placement model, including the use of multiple measures, for new and transfer students.
- Meet with probation and at-risk students as part of the Student Success Program. This can include collaboration with instructors, faculty advisors, and college resources such as the Learning Center.
- Use Colleague system to verify majors, courses, transfer credit, and other information relative to the advising process. Run program evaluations and document all student encounters in STRK.
- Remain apprised of applicable FERPA regulations.
- Attend scheduled advising training sessions and stay abreast of curriculum and policy changes.
- Participate in special advising initiatives and projects.
A background in academic advising, counseling, education or related field is desirable. Must possess strong organizational and leadership skills, excellent customer service, communication and advisement skills, with the ability to work with a diverse student population and the community at large. Strong computer and technical skills required in Microsoft Office. Ellucian Colleague, WebAdvisor, or related student data software experience a plus.
Required Educational Background:
Bachelor degree required. Master's degree preferred.
Three to five years of related experience. Serving populations within a community college setting is preferred.
This position supervises student workers employed in Student Affairs.
Occasional evening and weekend work required.
This position is 33% grant-funded.