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Monroe Community College Program Advisor, Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) (Temporary/Grant sponsored) in Rochester, New York

Location: Rochester, NY Category: Grant Positions Posted On: Tue Jan 12 2021 Job Description:

Monroe Community College, a member of the League for Innovation in the Community College, offers over 100 programs across two main campuses and several extension sites. The Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) is located within the School of STEM and Health. CSTEP recruits and retains students who are underrepresented and who are pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering, math, and the licensed or health professions. The CSTEP Program Advisor will be responsible for assisting students and organizing programmatic activities instrumental in achieving grant project outcomes. The Program Advisor works in collaboration with the CSTEP Coordinator and reports to the CSTEP Director.

Examples of Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide academic advisement and academic support to students

  • Serve as the secondary Advisor to CSTEP pathway students

  • Assist with recruitment and retention of students

  • Assist with planning, facilitating, and assessing activities or events

  • Track and evaluate all student contact and program activities

  • Student placement in, and support during research or internships

  • Assist with planning, recruiting, and facilitating Summer Bridge

  • Travel with or plan transportation for students to program-related events

  • Assist students with transfer to four-year college or the employment search process

  • Assist with college and community efforts to increase opportunities for students

  • Data collection and assistance with completing reports and assessments

  • Participation in regional and statewide professional organization activities/committees

  • Assist with oversight of the Natural Science Education Center (NSEC)

  • Assist with maintain the social media platforms and website

  • Perform other duties and responsibilities assigned by the CSTEP Director

MCC Expectations:

  • Responsible for adhering to the College Code of Conduct

  • Responsible for contributing to and maintaining an equitable, inclusive and collaborative College environment

  • Responsible for maintaining technological competencies utilized by the College

  • Commitment to the philosophy of a comprehensive community college

  • Commitment to professional growth

    Job Requirements:

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned bachelor's degree in Counseling, Education, or a STEM discipline from a regionally accredited higher education institution.

  • A minimum of three years' experience working in a higher education institution in retention and advisement services

  • Available to work on occasional weekends and evenings and to travel with and transport students to local, state, or national events.

  • Valid NYS driver's license that meets MCC requirements

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

  • Demonstrated experience with developing and implementing strategies for student achievement

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Earned master's degree in Counseling, Education, or a STEM discipline from a regionally accredited higher education institution

  • Experience working with academic advisement applications; specifically, Blackboard, Starfish, Degree Works

  • Experience using websites and social media for networking with students or clients; particularly Facebook, Instagram, etc.

  • Experience working with and providing support to a diverse population of students

    Additional Information:

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Monroe Community College prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, familial status, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, domestic violence, victim status, criminal conviction, or any other characteristic or status protected by state or federal laws or College policy in admissions, employment, and treatment of students and employees, or in any aspect of the business of the College. MCC provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.

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