Location: WCJC Sugar Land and Richmond Campuses, TX
Department: Vice Pres of Instruction's Area
General Description There are two vacancies to be filled. One position will be located at the WCJC Richmond Campus and one position at the WCJC Sugar Land Campus.
The Part Time Academic Advisor provides in-person and online academic advising. The Part Time Academic Advisor is responsible for recommending appropriate course selections-based student educational goals, identifying programs at the College that meet students' goals, building short- and long-term academic plans for students, and developing, assisting and facilitating with student success programs at the College. This position builds and sustains partnerships with students and makes referrals as needed. Full job description can be viewed by clicking this link and search the job title.
Requirements This position requires a minimum of a bachelor degree from an accredited institution in social sciences or education and two (2) years of work experience in education. This position requires skills in advising and assisting students. This position requires superior organizational, oral, and written communication skills. Strong technical skills and computer proficiency in Microsoft Office is required. This position requires the ability to work independently and as a part of a team. This position requires the ability to create and conduct presentations to large and small groups, virtually. This position requires the ability to deal extensively and effectively with a wide variety of individuals requiring excellent interpersonal skills, listening skills, and communication skills (oral and written) in order to assist students in achieving their academic goals. The person in this position must be able to provide continuous courteous customer service to students, parents, the community, staff, and administration within the limits of FERPA. A criminal background check is also required. To be considered for this position, all qualified applicants must attach to their online application the following documents:
Copy of college transcript
Cover Letter outlining relevant work experience
All documents must be attached to one online application to be considered. Please re-open your application form to verify all documents are properly attached.
Wharton County Junior College is a public, two-year, comprehensive community college offering a wide range of postecondary educational programs and services, inlcuding associate degrees, certificates, and continuing education courses. WCJC offers students a broad understanding of the liberal arts and sciences, whether for personal development or for transfer to baccalaureate-granting institutions.