Driven by compassion, inclusivity, integrity, teamwork, and work-life balance the Student Affairs Division is committed to student success by ensuring that high quality programs and services are delivered by a committed and professional team.
Connecting to these values, the FT Academic Advisor reports to the Director of Advising. The FT Academic Advisor provides direct support in the development, progression and completion of students’ educational and career goals by providing academic, transfer and career advising while supporting student success and program completion by creating “My Academic Pathways” (MAPs) with each student. Through close collaboration with academic programs, student service departments and/or transfer institutions, Academic Advisors will coordinate programming and related activities for a specific advising cohort groups.
Academic Advisors will actively listen and respond to student needs to effectively connect them to other wrap around services such as tutoring, success coaching, counseling, financial aid, etc. This position will support divisional, departmental and campus wide programs such as orientation, senior star day(s), transfer workshops and other related campus events supporting student success, student persistence, and student retention. Duties may include evenings, occasional Saturdays, and work at extension centers and various off campus locations.
Must demonstrate a commitment to the diversity of a multi-cultural population, as well as work effectively in a team-based environment, seeking continuous improvement and adherence to the community college philosophy.
Regular on campus presence is expected for all LCC employment. Any flexible work schedules and/or hybrid work schedules approved by the College are subject to change based on the needs of the LCC community.
Master’s Degree required from a regionally accredited institution of higher education.
Demonstrated experience in higher education, academic advising (graduate advising assistantship, academic success coaching, or similar).
Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.
IMPORTANT: If an educational degree is required for this position, unofficial copies of transcripts from each institution of higher learning where either a degree has been conferred or coursework completed are required documents that must be submitted as part of the online application process.
Applicants with foreign education credentials (i.e. earned degree and related to this position) must contact a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) credential evaluation services (www.naces.org) and request an academic transcript evaluation. Three of NACES member credential evaluation services are: Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc. (email: [email protected]) ; World Education Services, Inc.(email: [email protected]) ; International Education Research Foundation, Inc. (email: [email protected]). The credential evaluation must be submitted with the application materials.
Coursework information, if applicable, must be added as an attachment under Additional Attachments.
REMEMBER: If an educational degree is required for this position, applications lacking these required documents will not be considered.
Experience working with at-risk and multicultural populations.
Experience in teaching, training and facilitating groups.
Lansing Community College is an equal opportunity, educational institution/employer.
Lansing Community College (LCC) is one of the largest community colleges in Michigan, serving more than 23,000 students each year. It offers more than 200 associate degree and certificate programs in addition to career and workforce development and personal enrichment options. LCC was founded in 1957 and is consistently named one of Michigan’s best community colleges, and students enjoy unsurpassed instruction, beautiful facilities, cutting-edge technology and comprehensive support services.