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Academic Adviser - UMSON P-TECH Subaward grant

Overview: Under the general direction of the Dean, this position will be responsible for providing academic advising of undergraduate students in the Pre-Health Professions Pathways interested in completing the RN to BSN articulation and dual enrollment programs.


Essential Functions:
  • Provides academic advising of undergraduate students in the PTECH nursing pathway for completion in the BCCC nursing program
  • Provides academic advising regarding all relevant curriculum areas- course requirements and selection, policies and procedures, scholastic standards, new freshman and transfer issues, as appropriate for students enrolled in the PTECH nursing pathway
  • Facilitates PTECH nursing students' academic progress by assessing their needs and developing appropriate educational plans
  • Maintains student academic files to demonstrate academic progression metrics. The tracking activities include documentation of each PTECH student advising meeting sessions; electronic monitoring; enrollment, progression and graduation metrics and utilization of Gap analysis.
  • Assists in the development and preparation of advising/educational materials in collaboration with the BCCC Nursing faculty and Marketing Department. The educational materials may include training manuals, brochures, handouts, general information summaries, and newsletters
  • Collaborates with BCCC Nursing faculty, the Admissions and Student Affairs Division and Marketing Department to conduct information sessions and distribute educational/multimedia marketing materials regarding the PTECH nursing pathway top potential, current students, and other interested parties
  • Maintains, collects and disseminates information to students, faculty and departments regarding advising strategies for academic strategies and academic support services.
  • Participates in professional development activities, professional conferences, BCCC departmental meetings and advisory meetings
  • Collaborate with BCCC Associate Dean, BCCC Nursing to develop faculty mentoring program; identify BCCC nursing faculty mentors to participate in this program.
  • Collaborate with UNSON and BCCC to design and implement a marketing campaign to attract middle school students to PTECH programs at BCCC
  • Perform other additional duties as assigned

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of group dynamics and student behavior
  • Knowledge of a variety of teaching techniques
  • Ability to teach and advise in a classroom lab setting
  • Ability to assess educational needs and develop advisement plans
  • Ability to interpret test data
  • Ability to set educational goals and to define specific objectives

Work Environment:

This position typically works indoors in a standard classroom/lab environment, generally free from hazardous or unpleasant physical conditions. Work involves observance of safety precautions typical of modern classroom/lab settings. The work environment is highly diverse and demands a high level of cultural competence in interpersonal communications and interactions.

Physical Demands:

The work entails sitting and standing for extended periods, frequent walking, bending, stooping, and reaching. Work requires eye-hand coordination, manual dexterity, near vision acuity, and the ability to see and read printed material and computer screens. Duties involve oral, written, electronic and telephonic communication; typing; and lifting and transporting supplies, materials and equipment.

Required Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in counseling or related field
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in academic advising or counseling

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in an institution of Higher Education
  • Experience with Canvas or other LMS
  • Experience in outcomes assessment
  • Experience designing marketing and education materials
  • Experience in public speaking in an institution to students directly and in groups
  • Experience in advising students pursuing health professions careers

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Baltimore City Community College 
Location: BaltimoreMD 21201
Document ID: AE046-05U5  
Job Type:  Regular

Job Schedule: Full-time

Posted on: 2020-02-2302/23/2020

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