ABE Part-Time Advisor

The College of Southern Nevada

Las Vegas / Henderson, NV

ID: 7058238 (Ref.No. 1515715)
Posted: June 28, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

ABE Part-Time Advisor

The College of Southern Nevada appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. We ask that you keep in mind the following when completing your application:

• Once you start the application process you cannot save your work. Please ensure you have all required attachment(s) available to complete your application before you begin the process.
• Required attachments are listed below on the posting. Your application will not be considered without the required attachments.
• Please note that applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment. Once a recruitment has closed, applications will no longer be accepted.

If you are unable to attach the required documents to your ON-LINE application, you may send them to Human Resources via email mailto:hr.recruitment@csn.edu or fax to (702) 651-5778.

Job Description

ABE Part-Time Advisor Job Announcement

The College of Southern Nevada (CSN) appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. We ask that you keep in mind the following when completing your application:

• Once you start the application process you cannot save your work. Please ensure you have all required attachment(s) available to complete your application before you begin the process.
• Required attachments are listed below on the posting. Your application will not be considered without the required attachments.
• Please note that applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment. Once a recruitment has closed, applications will no longer be accepted.

If you need assistance or have questions regarding the application process, please contact the Human Resources helpline at (702) 651-5800 or send an email to mailto:hr.recruitment@csn.edu.

Job Description:

The Advisor will provide career and academic advising to students within the AEFLA grant-funded Adult Literacy and Language program with the Division of Workforce and Economic Development (DWED).

Advisor duties includes, but is not limited to, the following.

Advise students regarding educational issues such as course and program selection, class scheduling, school adjustment, study habits and career planning.

• Help individuals understand and overcome personal, social, or behavioral problems affecting their educational or vocational situations
• Prepare students for later educational experiences by encouraging them to explore learning opportunities and to persevere with challenging tasks.
• Observe and evaluate students' performance, abilities and interests using tests, records, interviews and professional sources and confer with case managers, instructors and/ or tutors on individual students' needs and progress.
• Provide students with information on such topics as division courses and/or certifications, college degree/certificate programs and admission requirements and financial aid opportunities. Refer students to programs based on interests, aptitudes or educational/workplace assessments and other eligibility criteria.
• Conduct follow-up interviews with students to determine if their needs have been met and progress measurement.
• Assess needs for assistance such as disability resource center, financial aid and/or additional remediation assistance and refer them to the appropriate services.
• Interview students to obtain information about employment history, educational background and career goals.
• Refer qualified students to employers, employment services and other providers for job training or placement.
• Enforce all administration policies and rules governing students.

Collaborate with DWED staff in the development, evaluation and revision of courses/programs.

• Develop curriculum and instruct students in career development techniques such as job search and application strategies, resume writing and interview skills.
• Develop, plan and coordinate student events.
• Attend professional meetings and training workshops to maintain professional competence.
• Compile and study occupational, educational and economic information to assist DWED administration in determining and carrying out objectives.
• Provide assistance to staff in duties such as teaching classes, issuing transcripts and scheduling.

Perform administrative procedures to meet objectives set by the ABE Grant.

• Maintain accurate and complete student records as required by CSN, DWED and ABE grant and provide to accountability specialist.
• Prepare and maintain student reports
• Participate and/or serve as a proctor in student recruitment, selection, admission and assessment processes.
• Prepare reports to be submitted to DWED administration and ABE Grant Leads related to student progress and grant implementation measures.
• Attend staff meetings and serve on committees as required.
• Coordinate room assignments.

Plan and promote ABE Grant related activities.

• Conduct orientation programs
• Address community groups, instructors and staff members to explain program services
• Coordinate and represent the division at CSN, community, campus and industry events.
• Develop public relations materials and coordinate the production and dissemination of materials.

Required Qualifications:
1. Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
2. One year related professional experience.

3. Experience working with a diverse workforce and/or student body.

4. Ability to travel to various site locations.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Major, minor, or advanced degree from a regionally accredited college or university in counseling or adult education
• Two years full time advising experience at a community college.
• Knowledge of Federal and State Grant Implementation Guidelines
• Ability to analyze, prepare and generate reports/spreadsheets in a timely and efficient manner.
• Knowledge of division classes, products and services and ability to inform internal and external customers with correct contacts.
• Ability to be flexible with work schedule based on workload demands.
• Knowledge of college computer and data systems including but not limited to: EMSI, Microsoft Office Suites, Lumens Registration System, Workday (1)

Starting Salary Range

$23.00 Hour

Exempt:

Yes

Full-Time Equivalent: (For Full-Time)

0%

Required Attachment(s):

Please attach the following to your application: Resume, Cover letter, Academic Transcripts, and Contact information for three professional references.

Posting Close Date:

June/27/2019

Note to Applicant:

A background check may be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member's first day of employment.

References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.

For positions that require driving, evidence of a valid driver's license will be required at the time of employment and as a condition of continued employment.

Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.

Exempt
Yes

Full-Time Equivalent
48.8%

Required Attachment(s)

Please attach the following to your application: Resume, Cover letter, Academic Transcripts, and Contact information for three professional references.

Posting Close Date
09/1/2020

Note to Applicant

Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications. The search committee will use this information during the initial review of application materials.

All document(s) must be received by 11:59 p.m. the day prior to the closing date posted on the job announcement.

This position may require that a criminal background check be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.

Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.

CSN is responsive to serving the educational needs of a diverse and ever-changing community. CSN employs only U.S. citizens and aliens authorized to work in the U.S. CSN does not sponsor aliens applying for faculty, professional staff, or management positions (H-1B Visas) in the absence of exceptional circumstances as defined by the USCIS.

To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/1515715

About Us

The College of Southern Nevada (CSN) creates opportunities and changes lives through access to quality teaching, services, and experiences that enrich our diverse community. CSN has three main campuses in Las Vegas, North Las Vegas and Henderson and multiple sites and centers.

The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) is committed to providing a place of work and learning free of discrimination on the basis of a person’s age, disability, whether actual or perceived by others (including service-connected disabilities), gender (including pregnancy related conditions), military status or military obligations, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, or religion.

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