Part-time Academic and Career (#1250455)
Colorado Early Colleges Mission Statement: All students, regardless of background or skill level, will have the opportunity to pursue a growth mindset that will allow them to achieve mastery and to demonstrate they can succeed in school, in college, and in their chosen career. No exceptions. No excuses. Job Description: Applications are now being accepted for the part-time hourly position of Academic and Career Advisor for Colorado Early Colleges Parker. This charter school is part of a network of high schools and a middle school located in Colorado Springs, Ft. Collins, Aurora, and Parker. This position will tentatively start January 2019. The selected candidate will train with the Dean of Academic and Career Advising, the advising team, and the Head of School to become a successful Academic and Career Advisor to our early college students. Please note that this is a unique position advising both high school and early college students ages 14-21. The focus of this position is on academic and career advising for our students, not on personal counseling. For this reason, no counseling certificate is required.
The position reports to the Dean of Academic and Career Advising. Starting salary for this part-time position ranges from $15-20/hour, depending on experience and qualifications. The hours of operation are 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. This position will be 20-25 hours, guaranteed 20 hours, schedule to be determined by Dean of Academic and Career Advising. The Colorado Early Colleges (CEC) network provides students in grades 9-12 with the opportunity to start working on college-level courses as soon as they are ready, earning a combination of high school and college credits as they pursue both a high school diploma and an associate degree or higher at no cost to the student. The Academic and Career Advisor will perform a variety of duties to serve students. Responsibilities include being the key point of contact from enrollment to graduation and/or transfer. Essential Functions: 1. 70% – Course advising and registration in accordance with CECP Graduation Requirements and Academic Course requirements
a. Course advising for following semester for an assigned group of students b. Course advising for multiple years (ICAP) c. College advising (letters of recommendation, FAFSA, college applications) d. Career advising – provide career exploration proactively and innovatively e. Collaborate with advising team to develop new procedures and tools to support students f. Participate in the design and continuous improvement of the course AAA 101-College 101: The College Experience g. Maintain accurate records in Infinite Campus (student information system) via data entry h. Other duties as assigned 2. 30% – Communication
a. Student i. Maintain student contact as appropriate through in-person contact, mail, telephone, email, or other computer-mediated systems. b. Parents c. Advising Team i. Meet regularly with other advisors to ensure quality and consistency throughout the advising process ii. Coordinate and/or participate in various information sessions (FAFSA Night, College Planning night, Orientation, Senior Night, etc.)
d. School Administration i. Review the course grid with the Academic Dean every semester and provide feedback on course placement ii. Coordinate with the Registrar on enrollment and mutual deadlines iii. Attend student recruitment events as necessary iv. Assist with state testing v. Coordinate with Business Manager—Collaborate to ensure accurate tuition and billing. e. Teachers i. Collaborate with the teachers to support student academic success ii. Collaborate with MTSS team f. Colleges and Universities i. Build relationships with partner concurrent enrollment colleges and universities and attend events as necessary ii. Build relationships with local and out-of-state colleges and universities and a attend events as necessary