Our college is seeking student focused, connection building, and compassionate problem solvers to join our team as Academic Advisors. An advisor works closely with potential and currently enrolled students to identify career pathways in academic and workforce programs that match their interests and skills. The advisor serves as a resource to assist individuals in overcoming non-academic barriers that may affect their ability to complete their educational goals successfully. Advisors will work with a student population that reflects the diversity of the of Virginia, with more than 40 percent of current students coming from racially and ethnically diverse backgrounds. Knowledge and understanding of specific needs of underserved populations and a commitment to helping these individuals attain educational success are critical responsibilities for this role. The work of an advisor is proactive and designed to assist the student to the completion of a credential or degree. This includes communicating regularly with students, maintaining records of student outreach and other interactions, making connections to available college and community support services, and assisting with academic interventions when necessary. Advisors will utilize a variety of technology solutions in addition in-person interactions to connect with students. The ability to utilize and learn new technology and the willingness to work in different environments is essential. The successful candidate must be caring, organized, communicative, and flexible. The Advisorâs primary role will be onboarding and supporting students in G3 (Get Skilled, Get a Job, Give Back) credit and noncredit programs. Provide students access to comprehensive advising services, primarily in CTE/G3 programs. Advise and document advising sessions with new and returning students following established college policy and procedure. Establish and maintain rapport with students, faculty and staff to support a culture of excellence centered on student success. Participate in special JTCC events.
Internal Number: 222593
About John Tyler Community College
John Tyler Community College is a two-year, public institution of higher education and the fifth largest of the 23 community colleges in Virginia. John Tyler Community College adds value to the greater Richmond community by offering freshman- and sophomore-level classes that easily transfer to top-notch colleges and universities, more than 60 in-demand career and technical programs, personal enrichment and professional development classes for lifetime learning, professors committed to excellence in teaching, and high-quality, easily accessible, and affordable education for our entire community.