Position is reponsible for working with new and returning students regarding program offerings and course requirements, connecting students to college resources and technology, and providing support and intervention as needed.
Assists new and returning students regarding program offerings and course requirements
Advises new students of academic process and generalized direction to enhance academic success
Connects students to college resources and technology
Facilitates retention and completion through personal coaching with new and returning students
Provides support and intervention as needed
Ability to maintain confidentiality and maturity in handling sensitive information
The successful candidate will posess the following:
Bachelors Degree in Student Affairs, Education, Counseling, Communication, or a related discipline.
Considerable knowledge of adult education, career development advising, and student development theory.
Ability to work comfortably with diverse student populations and to provide students with accurate information about academic programs and services is essential.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, public presentation skills, and the ability to multi-task are also key to success
Ability to use student information systems and related advising software to effectively advise students, as well as have the ability to maintain confidentiality and maturity in handling sensitive information.
Desire to or experience with developing and implementing strategies and programs aimed at positively impacting student success for underrepresented minority students.
West Kentucky Community & Technical College (WKCTC) has been recognized as a top 10 community college in the nation by The Aspen Institute each of the four years the prize has been awarded and twice as a Finalist with Distinction. Located in Paducah, Kentucky, WKCTC is a comprehensive community college that provides excellence in teaching and learning, promotes student success, and supports economic development.