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Academic Advisor
Manhattan Area Technical College
Manhattan Area Technical College
 
Please submit cover letter, resume, transcripts and proper application form.
To apply for positions with Manhattan Area Technical College you must FIRST fill out the proper application form below.  Once you have filled out this form,  please save it and email it as an attachment using the Email link below.  (NOTE:  Applications without the Manhattan Area Technical College application form will not be considered.)

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Manhattan Area Technical College
3136 Dickens Ave
Manhattan, Kansas 66503

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Job Location: Manhattan, KS

Academic Advisor
Job Description


Job Classification:
Exempt, Full-Time
Work Schedule: As Negotiated in Offer Letter
Reporting Relationship: Director of Academic Advising

Primary Accountabilities:
The Academic Advisor provides comprehensive academic advising services to current and
prospective students through development of academic and educational plans to help them
achieve their goals. This includes career exploration, interpreting program requirements,
enrollment policy and procedures, transferability, implementation of advising procedures, and
providing guidance to students on programs and services of the College.

Major Duties:
Assists students in analyzing and evaluating academic needs by providing accurate and
consistent information.
Meets with prospective students and families.
Assists in the development and participate in programming initiatives such as orientations,
Open House, Commencement, etc.
Maintains consistent interaction and follow-up with students and maintains all relevant
record keeping, tracking, and documentation.
Intervenes and assists students in academic jeopardy.
Provides guidance to student and responsible for the actual enrollment, drop/add, and
withdrawal functions.
Refers students for assessment testing.
Provides support for students with regard to time management, study skills, stress
management. Refers students to appropriate college resources available.
Provides recruitment and outreach services to students by informing of financial support
opportunities, such as financial aid, scholarships, payment plans, work study
opportunities, etc.
Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Academic Advising and the VP of
Student Services.

Qualifications:
Bachelors degree required.
Experience in academic advising, admissions, student affairs, or other areas of higher
education administration.
Demonstrated leadership and customer service skills.
Ability to interact in a highly collaborative, team-oriented environment.
Ability to organize, multi-task, plan and set priorities with minimal supervision.
Strong interpersonal communication skills and the ability to establish and maintain
effective working relationships across all levels.
Ability to communicate clearly and professionally through both verbal and written skills.
Ability to exercise good judgment with a strong attention to detail in setting priorities and
organization of work load.
Demonstrated poise, tact and diplomacy with the ability to handle sensitive and
confidential information and situations.
Strong computer and word processing skills, in particular experience with database
systems and computer applications related to the advising and enrollment process.

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Academic Advisor, Revised March 2017

Academic Advisor
Job Description

Physical Demands:
Ability to sit for extended periods of time.
Ability to read computer screens and mail, email, talk on the phone.
Ability to unpack and move supplies up to 25 lbs.
Ability to work occasional evenings and attend events as required.

Work Environment:

Professional and deadline-oriented environment in an educational setting.
Interaction with students, staff, and guests.

MANHATTAN AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL
OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WE COMPLY WITH TITLE IX OF THE EDUCATIONAL
AMENDMENTS OF 1972. WE COMPLY WITH THE REHABILITATION ACT OF 1973, THE
VIETNAM ERA VETERANS READJUSTMENT ASSISTANCE ACT OF 1974, AND THE
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT.


Additional Duties:
Additional duties and responsibilities may be added to this job description at any time. The job
description does not state or imply that these are the only activities to be performed by the
employee(s) holding this position. Employees are required to follow any other job-related
instructions and to perform any other job-related responsibilities as requested by their supervisor.

_______________________ _______ _________________________ _______
Employee Signature Date
Supervisor Signature
Date

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Academic Advisor, Revised March 2017


How To Apply:
Please submit cover letter, resume, transcripts and proper application form.
To apply for positions with Manhattan Area Technical College you must FIRST fill out the proper application form below.  Once you have filled out this form,  please save it and email it as an attachment using the Email link below.  (NOTE:  Applications without the Manhattan Area Technical College application form will not be considered.)

Click Here to Email your Resume

Application

Manhattan Area Technical College
3136 Dickens Ave
Manhattan, Kansas 66503

Click Here to Email your Application Form

WE ARE AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WE COMPLY WITH TITLE IX OF THE EDUCATIONAL AMENDMENTS OF 1972. WE COMPLY WITH THE REHABILITATION ACT OF 1973, THE VIETNAM ERA VETERANS’ READJUSTMENT ASSISTANCE ACT OF 1974, AND THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT.

 
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