Part-time Advising Assistant – Corsicana Campus

POSITION PURPOSE:

The Part-Time Advising Assistant will work directly with the Student Guidance team, under the supervision of the Dean of Students. This position will provide courteous, accurate, and professional assistance to students, faculty, staff and the community. This position will be responsible for assisting with administrative duties, as well as helping to implement and coordinate program services for the purpose of promoting advising for student success at Navarro College.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide courteous, accurate, and professional assistance to students, faculty, staff, and the community.
  • Assist students with scheduling and the use of Colleague by Ellucian to input student schedules.
  • Assist with administrative duties such as answering phones, filing, typing, copying, shredding, checking the mail, etc.
  • Assist team members with creating fliers, brochures, newsletters, files, updating departmental forms, and creating other forms for publicity.
  • Assist with the preparation of student support workshops.
  • Assist with computer work using Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher.
  • Ability to utilize computer technology to access information, to maintain records, to generate reports, and to communicate effectively.
  • Provide exemplary customer service to everyone who visits the Student Guidance and Student Services offices.
  • Willingness to work in a busy environment with numerous interruptions.
  • Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.

REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND:

Required

  • Associate’s degree.

Preferred

  • Minimum one (1) year experience in an office environment.
  • Previous school and/or college work experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Ability to communicate effectively in the Spanish language is strongly preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal, relationship, communication, organizational, and promotional skills required.
  • Understanding of and commitment to the community college philosophy.
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse groups and individuals coupled with interaction with community leaders, city, county, and school officials, administrators, faculty, staff, and students.
  • Ability to utilize computer technology to access information, to maintain records, to generate reports and to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to work independently with a minimum of supervision.
  • Capable of handling multiple responsibilities.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills and the ability to function as a team player.
  • Willingness to work in a busy environment with numerous interruptions.
  • Willingness to work some evenings and an occasional weekend if called upon.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Variances from regular working hours may be necessary to fulfill the responsibilities of the position.
  • Busy working environment with numerous interruptions.

REPORTS TO:  Dean of Students

SALARY:  $12.00 per hour / 19 hours per week

APPLICATION DEADLINE DATE:  Open Until Filled