The Academic and Career Advisor facilitates academic plan development, career advising, registration assistance, and academic strategy cultivation with an assigned caseload of newly admitted students, students in their first semester of enrollment, and continuing students aimed at student success, persistence, retention, progression, and completion. The position maintains thirty (30) hours of advising availability per week, participates in on- going training provided by the Center and assigned academic department(s), facilitates early interventions, and regularly uses available technologies to ensure accurate and effective advising.
Midlands Technical College is dedicated to providing excellent service to its students, employees, and the community.
This position is located on the Airport Campus in the Academic and Career Advising department
Minimum and Additional Requirements
Bachelor's degree and experience in student services programs or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
Bachelor's degree plus three (3) years' experience in student services programs/academic advising or an achieved master's degree. The preferred candidate will have direct academic advising experience in a community/technical college setting including experience managing a caseload, leading student interventions, and leveraging technologies to document academic advisement and student support.
DIVERSITY STATEMENT:Midlands Technical College (MTC) believes diversity, equity, and inclusion are key pillars in achieving success in the classroom, workplace, and beyond. The college is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse group of faculty and staff as well as fostering a climate where all individuals and groups feel welcomed, valued, and heard. Through this commitment, MTC is maintaining a working and learning environment that fosters empathy, critical thinking, and cultural understanding.
EEO STATEMENT:It shall be the policy of Midlands Technical College to make employment decisions (recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, training, benefits, and all other terms and conditions of employment) without discrimination on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnic group, color, age, religion, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, military service, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, or any other category protected by applicable law.
In accordance with South Carolina state law, Midlands Technical College is also committed to making qualified veterans a priority for employment.