Academic Advisor I and Senior Enrollment Services Specialist

Colorado Mountain College   Carbondale, CO   Full-time     Education
Posted on June 22, 2022
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Academic Advisor I and Senior Enrollment Services Specialist

Colorado Mountain College

Aspen and Carbondale

This position is a unique combination of duties that include academic advising functions and front line support and services to assist with recruiting applicants, pre-enrollment activities and follow up, degree requirements, placement data and academic advising to provide continuity of assistance and support for students. This position provides guidance for students from inquiry though registration. The incumbent interprets placement data, explains degree requirements, assists with course selection and degree planning, and keeps updated on the students’ academic progress; will advise prospective and enrolled students on planning, monitoring, and achieving goals; provides administrative counseling and guidance in interpreting the College’s academic policies and guidelines. The incumbent applies knowledge of programs, procedures and policies to provide administrative support and assistance in a student services function, assisting current and prospective student and parents with a variety of inquiries and topics. This position works out of both the Aspen and Carbondale CMC campuses. View/download job description including hiring salary range: Academic Advisor I and Senior Enrollment Services Specialist Pre-requisites for Position (Qualifications Standards) Education and experience sufficient to meet the rigors of the position. Examples may include a Bachelor’s Degree and two years of experience with a diverse student and adult population; or equivalent education and experience that will provide the necessary knowledge, skill and abilities to perform the functions of the position. High School and Post-Secondary experience essential.

Special skills or abilities: Knowledge of higher education degree requirements, and current practices and technology utilized in student services. Ability to interpret placement data and assist with course selection and degree planning. Exhibit exceptional verbal, written, analytical, and interpersonal skills. Maintain confidentiality, discretion and professionalism. Organize and prioritize work while exercising flexibility, teamwork and humor. Welcoming. Innovative. Focused on Student Success. These principles reflect the soul of CMC. They guide us in building our teams, cultivating leaders, and expanding our approaches and mindset. They guide us to be an institution of higher education that’s the right fit for every faculty member, staff, student, and community member in its trust. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to working effectively with students, employees, and community members of all backgrounds. Bilingual (English/Spanish) or conversational language abilities preferred. 

Review of application material will begin on July 5, 2022.