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Monroe Community College Program Advisor, Upward Bound Programs in Rochester, New York

Location: Rochester, NY Category: Grant Positions Posted On: Fri Sep 2 2022 Job Description:

Function of Position:

The Program Advisor will report to the Program Director (PD) and Program Coordinator (PC). The Program Advisor will assist the program director with the coordination of the academic and social services and activities of the Upward Bound Classic and Math and Science Programs at Monroe Community College (UB @MCC). The Program Advisor will be responsible for providing personal, career, and academic advising and mentoring to program students at the Rochester City School District (RCSD) target schools.

Examples of Duties & Responsibilities:

Primary Functions:

  • Provide one on one personal and small group career, academic advising and mentoring to an assigned caseload of students at target school

  • Assist with the coordination of the academic year tutorial component of the program

  • Assist with coordinating the academic and social components of the summer program

  • Assist with the recruiting, training , assigning, and supervising of tutors and mentors

  • Assist with the coordination or facilitation of program services including, academic advising, personal mentoring, social emotional learning, and career and college exploring.

  • Assist with recruitment and maintenance of students at target schools

  • Collate and document all counseling and mentoring contacts

  • Assist the PC in coordinating the student and parent/family initiatives of the program

  • Maintain on-going relationships with RCSD target schools, other colleges and community based agencies

  • Assume program oversight role in the absence of the PC

Secondary Functions:

  • Perform other duties and responsibilities assigned by the Program Director and Program Coordinator

  • Must be available to work occasional evenings and Saturdays

MCC Expectations:

  • Adheres to the College Code of Conduct.

  • Contributes to, supports, and maintains an equitable, inclusive, and collaborative College environment.

  • Maintains technological competencies utilized by the College.

  • Commits to the philosophy of a comprehensive community college.

  • Commits to professional growth. which includes seeking ongoing training in diversity, equity and inclusion to better serve students.

    Job Requirements:

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned Associates degree in social work, human service, education or related field from a regionally accredited higher education institution

  • Two years academic advising or mentoring in a related field

  • Experience working with students from low-income, first-generation, diverse ethnic or urban disadvantage backgrounds

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Earned Bachelor degree in social work, human service, education or related field from a regionally accredited higher education institution

  • Demonstrated experience coordinating academic activities and event programming for high school age students

  • Demonstrated success in overcoming the academic and economic challenges, faced by students in the UB@ MCC Programs

  • Bilingual and able to read, write, and speak Spanish, or other languages, proficiently

    Additional Information:

Supervised By: Program Director

Provides Supervision For: Program Tutors and Mentors

MCC is currently testing a Pilot Telecommuting Program that runs from October 25th, 2021 to December 31st, 2022. Under the pilot program, this position may be eligible for remote work up to 5 days per pay period pending departmental need and leadership approval. The pilot program may be extended or terminated at any time at the College's discretion.

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