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Academic Advisor- Health Profession
Summary
Title:Academic Advisor- Health Profession
ID:1002
Department:LPN/CNA
Division:Health Professions
Location:Main Campus
Closing Date:N/A
Description

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

 

Division: Health Professions

Department: LPN/CNA

Job title: Academic Advisor- Health Profession (former title: LPN/Articulation/CNA Academic Advisor)

Reports to: Director of Practical Nursing / Dean of Health Professions

Supervises: Students

Position type: Full-time Faculty

FLSA Status: Exempt

Job Purpose: This faculty member is responsible for advising current and potential students interested in the LPN program, transitioning from LPN/Paramedic/RRT to RN, or completion of the CNA or CMA classes.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Develop a caring relationship with advisees.
  2. Help students identify, develop, and monitor progress toward realistic educational/career plans.
  3. Assist students in planning an academic program consistent with their abilities and interests.
  4. Follow academic policies, procedures and requirements of the institution and program.
  5. Assist with approving designated educational transactions (e.g. schedule, drop/adds, withdrawals, change of major, waivers, graduation requirements).
  6. Maintain advising file for each advisee.
  7. Request assignment of advisee to another advisor if necessary.
  8. Assist advisees in identifying internship, further educational opportunities.
  9. Inform students of special services available to them for remediation, academic assistance and other needs.
  10. Refer students when academic, attitudinal, attendance or other personal problems that require intervention by other campus professionals.
  11. Participate in recruitment activities.
  12. Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Practical Nursing or Dean of Health Professions.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 

  1. Good working knowledge of general computer skills, including Microsoft Office products
  2. Familiarity with nursing curriculum.
  3. Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
  4. Self-motivated, high energy and ability to multi-task
  5. Ability to work effectively with a variety of people and cultures, including faculty, advising, staff, administrators, and community groups.
  6. Knowledge of local education and career options.
  7. Willingness to maintain a flexible schedule

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  1. Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred.
  2. Degree in Nursing preferred.
  3. Minimum of two (2) calendar years full-time employment or the equivalent in a post-secondary education program; experience in an advising capacity preferred.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Education must meet the requirements as mandated by the Higher Learning Commission, North Central Accreditation Agency for the appropriate field of study and degrees awarded at this institution. Each department displays the specific requirements for each position. Participation in integrated, interdisciplinary teaching and learning initiatives is required
 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and talk or hear and sometimes walk and sit.  Occasionally the employee will bend or twist at the neck more than the average person.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift items.  The employee is directly responsible for safety, wellbeing, and work output.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as the ability to read handwritten or typed material, and the ability to adjust focus. The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and interact with the public and other staff.

SALARY:          Per the Master Contract

APPLY BY:       July 23, 2018

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of position given this title and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job related duties through their hiring department. Specific job related duties assigned by hiring department shall be consistent with the representative essential functions listed above and shall not be expanded in role or scope.

PLEASE COMPLETE A KCKCC APPLICATION WHICH MAY BE FOUND AT WWW.KCKCC.EDU UNDER EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES.  IF A POSITION REQUIRES A DEGREE, PLEASE ATTACH COPY OF TRANSCRIPTS/AND OR/ DEGREE CERTIFICATE TO YOUR APPLICATION.  OTHER ATTACHMENTS SUCH AS COVER LETTER OR RESUME CAN ALSO BE UPLOADED AND ATTACHED TO THE APPLICATION.

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