Part Time Academic Advisor - Technical/Workforce

Blinn College
September 24, 2023
Offerd Salary:$20.69
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Posting Details

VEVRRA Federal Contractor – Priority referral protected veterans requested.

Position Information

Requisition Number 2023096P

Position Title Part Time Academic Advisor - Technical/Workforce Salary Range $20.69 hr DBM Rating C41 Job Type Part Time Job Category Professional/Staff Anticipated Start Date 09/04/2023 Campus Bryan, RELLIS Application Deadline Extended Open Deadline FLSA Non-Exempt Security Sensitive? Yes Work Hours 19 Hours between the 8:00-5:00 Monday - Friday, some weekend and evenings.

Position Summary Information


To provide individual and small group educational planning and advising for technical and workforce students. This will include but not limited to providing assistance in career planning, planning for academic transfer, and/or completion of a degree or certificate.

Required Quals Summary

Bachelor's Degree

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Position Details

Principal Accountabilities

Principal Accountabilities

Delivers academic advice to prospective and currently enrolled technical/workforce students as well as their parents and other college personnel. Develop educational plan of academic courses, which help students achieve their intended educational goal.

Principal Accountabilities

Assist currently enrolled technical/workforce students with identifying their educational and career goals to the extent the student can develop an educational plan to achieve their goal.

Principal Accountabilities

Review degree plans and advise students with academic, developmental and probationary concerns. Be a liaison to college departments and off campus resources. Maintain accurate record of student interactions.

Principal Accountabilities

Serve as point person for other advisors and faculty on academic advising related matters when working with students who are enrolled or interested in these specialized programs

Principal Accountabilities

Assist with registration and student service activities as needed.

Principal Accountabilities

Interact with parents and guardians of students while ensuring the students FERPA rights are protected.

Principal Accountabilities

Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree with 1-2 years of related experiences (student services, student affairs, or customer service)

Minimum Competencies

Minimum Competencies

Excellent communication and organizational skills

Minimum Competencies

Computer literacy and ability to learn proprietary software

Minimum Competencies

Ability to work in a collaborative and diverse work setting

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree

Preferred Qualifications

2-3 years experience in higher education

Preferred Qualifications

2-3 years advising experience at the college level

Preferred Competencies

Preferred Competencies

Ability to multitask

Preferred Competencies

Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, Banner Software, Degree Works

Working Conditions

Are there particular working conditions associated with this job that should be noted (I.E., working environment, hours of work, workspace, etc.)? Yes

If 'Yes', please explain

The Part Time Academic Advisor can be scheduled to work up to 19 hours per week. Actual schedule will be determined by the needs of the academic advising office.

Physical and Mental Requirements

Physical and Mental Requirements: Moderate lifting, 15 to 44 lbs., Moderate carrying, 15 to 44 lbs., Reaching above shoulder, Walking, Standing, Sitting, Operating office equipment, Operating motor vehicle, Seeing, Hearing (with aid), Writing, Counting, Reading, Telling time

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Environmental Requirements

Environmental Requirements: Travel by car (enter percentage of time in below field), Travel by van (enter percentage of time in below field), Outside, Inside, Working closely with other

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Do you have a Bachelor's degree or higher?
  • Yes
  • No
  • How many years experience do you have with academic advising in a College or University setting?
  • None
  • 1 year or less
  • 2 -3 years
  • 4 -5 years
  • 6 - 7 years
  • 8 - 9 years
  • 10 + years
  • Describe your experience in academic advising.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Describe any customer service experience that you have had.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • This position requires attention to detail, accuracy, and the ability to work independently at a variety of tasks. Please describe any experience you have demonstrating these abilities.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
  • Advertisement (specify in next question below)
  • Blinn Website
  • Blinn Employee
  • Internet Site (specify in next question below)
  • Indeed
  • Higher Ed Jobs
  • HERC - Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
  • TACC - Texas Association of Community Colleges
  • Other (specify in next question below)
  • If in the previous question you selected "Advertisement", "Internet Site", or "Other", please specify how you heard about this employment opportunity.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Please choose all that apply below. If you answer yes to any below, please upload a copy of your DD214 or DD1300 in the optional documents section. For definition of claiming veteran's employment preference please see the following website:https:// www.
  • Yes, I am a veteran
  • Yes, I am a veteran's surviving spouse who has not remarried
  • Yes, I am an orphan of a veteran who was killed while on active duty.
  • Yes, I am claiming veteran's employment preference.
  • No, to all the above
  • To be eligible for employment in the U.S. and at Blinn College, will you now or in the future require Blinn College to commence ("sponsor") an immigration case in order to employ you (for example, H-1B or other employment-based immigration case)? This is sometimes called "sponsorship" for an employment-based visa status.
  • Yes, I will now or in the future need H-1B visa sponsorship
  • No, I will not need sponsorship now or in the future for an H-1B visa
  • Are you employed part-time or full time in an overtime eligible position at another state agency or institution of higher education? Do you plan to continue your employment if hired at Blinn College?
  • Yes, I am in an overtime eligible position and Yes I plan to continue
  • Yes, I am in an overtime eligible position and No I do not plan to continue
  • No, I am not in an overtime eligible position and Yes I plan to continue
  • No, I am not in an overtime eligible position and No I do not plan to continue
  • I am not employed by another state agency or institution of higher education
  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Optional Documents

  • DD214 (required for Veteran's or Veteran's preference)
  • DD1300 (required for orphan's or surviving spouse)
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