Pre-College Advisor, Military/Veterans Students

Miami Dade College Miami , FL 33196

Posted 2 months ago

Job Title

Pre-College Advisor, Military/Veterans Students

Job ID

1000187

Location

Wolfson Campus

Full/Part Time

Full-Time

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Regular/Temporary

Regular

Job Details

Job Family

STAFF - Support Non-Exempt (SNE)

Grade

12

Salary

$19.60 - $24.51

Department

Enrollment Management/Student Affairs

Reports To

Director of Recruitment Services, District

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

FLSA Status

Non-Exempt

First Review Date

May 5, 2020

Job Summary

The Pre-College Advisor, Military/Veterans provides support and guidance to veteran and military students and dependents, as well as newly admitted students by facilitating their enrollment and ensuring these students have the best opportunity to achieve their educational goals while assisting them with the admissions process.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provides pre-admissions advisement to prospective and new students, serving predominantly veteran/military students

  • Builds relationships with educational services officers (ESO) at military installations and veteran services partners

  • Networks with military educational organizations and attends veteran and military education fairs

  • Conducts recruitment activities to develop prospective student inquiries from veterans and military service members

  • Provides admissions, financial aid, veteran/military benefit guidance, assessment and program information to students

  • Uses caseload management technologies to communicate and provide proactive advising to prospective and new students

  • Assists with the development and execution of recruitment strategies targeting veteran/military and non-traditional students

  • Assists students with clarifying their career pathway and selecting a program of study

  • Provides support for veteran and military students throughout the entire onboarding process while facilitating enrollment

  • Works closely with the Director of Military and Veteran Services to better advise students and achieve recruitment outcomes

  • Assists MDC with achieving recruitment targets

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree and three (3) years of experience

  • All degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution

  • Knowledge and understanding of College organization, goals and objectives, policies and procedures and programs

  • Knowledge of academic advising and career development principles and practices, residency and financial aid regulations

  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently while taking initiative to create opportunities for recruitment and advising

  • Ability to demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills in order to work effectively with a wide range of constituents and to provide high quality support and customer service constituencies in a diverse community

  • Ability to effectively present information to individuals and groups as well as write reports and business correspondence

  • Knowledge of Microsoft office software and specific computer programs related to area of responsibility

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule to include evening and weekend assignments and ability to travel throughout Miami Dade County

  • Ability to interact in a positive manner in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff

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