The Academic Advisor will work with their Academy Team, consisting of advisors, faculty, the Dean, and the Director of Advising to provide high quality academic advising services to MCTC students enrolled in academic programs that fall under the Academy to which you are assigned. Utilizing an intrusive and progressive advising model, provide consistent, timely, accurate information to students regarding college curricular and policy requirements relative to academic program planning. Assist students to develop and successfully complete their career and educational goals, effectively use the College resources available to them, and use and interpret college information.
This position may be eligible for telework per the Minneapolis College's Telework Guidelines.
Education and/or work experience in related areas such as Advising, Counseling, program development in a school setting and etc...
Computer skills, advanced knowledge of MS office, e-mail and internet.
Demonstrates an ongoing understanding of cultural fluency. Incorporates culturally responsive practices, and actively engages in antiracism professional development learning opportunities
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including listening, speaking, writing and the ability to deal tactfully with diverse populations in a positive, courteous, and helpful manner.
Strong problem-solving skills sufficient to identify and clarify problems or issues, to prepare and execute possible solutions under the direction of a supervisor
Ability to work with underrepresented and diverse populations
Former and current employees of Minneapolis College must be in good standings for consideration.
Minneapolis College is one of the largest and most diverse two-year colleges in Minnesota, serving students in credit and noncredit programs. Minneapolis College enrolls 56% students of color. As a comprehensive public community and technical college, Minneapolis College offers 114 credentials in 44 liberal arts and career and technical programs. The College has strong ties to corporate and industry partners that help fund student scholarships, provide state-of-the-art training and equipment, and offer internship and employment opportunities to the College's graduates.
Minneapolis College is a member of the Minnesota State colleges and universities system. With 24 two year colleges and seven state universities. Minnesota State is the largest provider of higher education in the state of Minnesota and the fifth largest system of higher education in the country. Minnesota State is committed to ensuring access to an extraordinary education for all Minnesotans; being the partner of choice to meet Minnesota's workforce and community needs; and delivering to students, employers, communities and taxpayers the highest value, most affordable higher education option.
The safety of all members of the Minneapolis College campus community is of vital concern. Resources including the current Annual Compliance and Security Report are available at the link Minneapolis College Public Safety or go to https://minneapolis.edu/student-services/public-safety
The State of Minnesota offers excellent benefits for eligible employees:
Health and dental insurance
Short-term & Long-term Disability Insurance
Paid Personal & Sick Leave
Retirement Plans, including defined benefits & 401(a) defined contribution
Minneapolis Community and Technical College (MCTC) is a public two-year college located in the heart of downtown Minneapolis. MCTC enrolls nearly 15,000 credit students annually and is an active partner in initiatives designed to strengthen the social, economic and cultural vitality of the Twin Cities metropolitan area. Created in 1996, under the umbrella of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) system, MCTC is the result of the merger of two institutions: a technical college with a long history of vocational education dating back to 1914 and an open-enrollment community college established in 1965. Currently, the spacious campus covers 21.6 acres of land and recent expansions include a new state-of-the-art Science Center, culinary kitchen and dining hall and outdoor plaza.