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Academic Advisor

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Position Details

Classification Information

Classification Title Academic Advisor
Classification Code 433
Job Category Professional
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Mid Salary
Max Salary
Required Qualifications
Essential Duties

Position Information

Position Title Academic Advisor
Position Number 0286
Department CPCE
FLSA Exempt
Job Type Full-time
Job Description Summary

Provide academic advising to currently enrolled students in degree, and non-credit professional and graduate certificate programs. The advising includes insuring that students remain on track within their programs, in terms of course selections; and coaching them in meeting their general education requirements. Serve as liaision/advocate for those students in their dealings with other student support organizations within Wentworth. Assist in the scheduling and cademic planning of courses and programs offered through CPCE.

Fiscal Responsibility: Describe the type and scope of fiscal responsibility.

Track the enrollments and resulting revenues for our certificate programs, and evaluate their performance relative to the CPCE operating budget.

Minimum Education Required Bachelor's degree
Preferred Education Master's degree
Minimum Work Experience Required 1 - 3 years
Preferred Work Experience 3 - 5 years
Minimum Knowledge Required Working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures and ability to use in varied situations.
Preferred Knowledge
Advertised Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree with 1-3 years experience in advising of non-traditional students.

Salary Range
Advertised Preferred Qualifications

Supervisory Details

Does this job receive work primarily from the supervisor/manager? Yes
Does this job regularly receive work assignments directly from others, in addition to the supervisor / manager? No
List those titles here
Supervisory Responsibilities: Indicate the type and scope of supervisory responsibilities of this job. Not responsible for supervising others.


Internal Persuade, gain cooperation and acceptance of ideas or collaborate on significant projects.
External Access to and/or works with sensitive and/or confidential information.

Decision Making/Problem Solving

Indicate the type of impact of the decisions typically made by this job. Decisions have major implications on the management and operations of an area within a department. Job may contribute to important strategy, operational and business decisions that affect the department.
Indicate the nature of problems regularly encountered by this job. Problems are varied, requiring analysis or interpretation of the situation. Problems are solved using knowledge and skills, and general precedents and practices.

Essential Functions

These are the essential functions required of the position. The percentage of time should add up to 100.<br />*** Note that you are required to enter at least 4 entries.<br />

Essential Function

Track students in terms of academic progress. Track enrollment data and satisfy the reporting requirements relating to current students.

Percentage Of Time 25
Essential Function

Manage CPCE students through the registration and paymetn process. Advise students on how best to meet the program and graduation requirements for degree, ancd professional and graduate certificate programs. Be the point person for the preparation and processing of add/drop and overrides.

Percentage Of Time 25
Essential Function oversee the scheduling of the non-credit portion of our academic offerings.
Percentage Of Time 20
Essential Function

Maintain direct communications and perform necessary problem solving with the student support service organizations as the need arises, to include Student Services Center, Admissions, and Career Services.

Percentage Of Time 15
Essential Function

Maintain and update print academic materials. Organize and manage the print schedule each semester for all CPCE open enrollment programs.

Percentage Of Time 15


In this section, please click on the <strong>Add Skills Entry</strong> button to include skills such as analytical, project management, and computer/technical. <br/><br/> Include a brief description of each and check the level required (basic, intermediate, advanced.) <br/><br/> You are required to add at least four skills


Physical/Environmental Demands

Physical Activity

Please check the level of frequency that best describes the physical demands that are required for you to perform your job duties. Do not consider those parts of your job that, if you had a disability, a reasonable accommodation could be made. For example: If you were in a wheelchair, but had to occasionally move a box of paper, it would be a reasonable accommodation to have someone else move it for you. In that case, you would not consider moving the box as a required part of your job. Only select those which are applicable to the position.

Sitting Often
Repetitive hand motion (such as typing) Often
Vision Not Required
Smell Not Required
Hearing, listening Often
Talking Often
Standing Not Required
Walking Seldom
Bending Seldom
Stooping Not Required
Climbing Stairs Often
Climbing Ladders Not Required
Kneeling, squatting Not Required
Crouching Not Required
Crawling Not Required
Balancing Not Required
Reaching Overhead Not Required
Pulling, pushing Not Required
Shoveling Not Required
Carrying Not Required
Lifting - up to 10 pounds Not Required
Lifting - up to 20 pounds Not Required
Lifting - up to 30 pounds Not Required
Lifting - up to 50 pounds Not Required
Lifting - over 50 pounds Not Required
Running Not Required
Bicycling Not Required

Work Environment

This question describes your work environment. Subject to change Office Environment: Employees are protected from weather conditions or contaminants, but not necessarily occasional temperature changes.