Cincinnati State
  • Health & Public Safety
  • Cincinnati, OH, USA
  • Part Time

Academic Advisor - Health and Public Safety (Part-Time)


Academic Advisors are responsible for providing students with information about requirements and academic policies, connecting students with appropriate resources to clarify their interests, aptitudes and goals, transitioning students from academic foundation courses to their program courses, monitoring academic performance and intervening with students during academic difficulty. In addition, Academic Advisors assist with and support College recruitment, enrollment, and program events.

Essential Duties:

  • Collaborates with administrators, faculty and staff to provide assistance to an ethnically, culturally, socially and economically diverse student population.
  • Within his/her assigned Division, the Academic Advisor provides information and advising of academic requirements, programs and services to prospective, incoming and current students.
  • Provides advice in keeping with the students' interests, values, abilities and program major.
  • Monitors the academic progress of students toward degrees, certifications, and/or educational goals to identify current and potential needs or problem areas (i.e. study skills, tutoring) and refers students to appropriate campus resources for assistance.
  • Presents, participates, and/or facilitates various campus activities and events as well as attends and/or engages with various members of the campus community.
  • Encourages students to engage in opportunities across campus relevant to their needs.
  • Provides information about various support offices on campus (i.e. Student Activities, Disabilities Services, etc.) as well as makes appropriate referrals.
  • Interprets and explains college policies and procedures.
  • Participates in new student orientation advising sessions and presents academic information to new students and parents during these orientations.
  • Provides updates to student files, databases, and records in accordance with federal guidelines (FERPA) and documents interactions with students, using systems as prescribed such as StarFish.
  • Supports data collection and analysis.
  • Assesses the development and personal growth of students in establishing realistic and attainable academic and career goals.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.
  • Demonstrated understanding of student development theory and the purpose and advantages of the technical and general education, academic transfer, experiential and cooperative education and workforce development programs in the community college environment.
  • Strong organizational, technological, and communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and advising management software such as Starfish.
  • The ability to work collaboratively within the divisional team of experts while maintaining the primary focus on student success.
  • Ability to work occasional evening or Saturday.

Preferred requirements:

  • Master's degree from an accredited institution.
  • Two years college-level academic advising with ethnically, culturally, socially and economically diverse student populations.


Reports to: Associate Dean, Health and Public Safety Division

Hourly Rate: $25.00/hr

Contractual Affiliation: Non-Bargaining

Exempt Classification: Non-Exempt

Status: Part-time, not to exceed 29 hours per week

Equal Opportunity Employer ~ Committed to Creating a Diverse and Inclusive Work Environment

Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, as well as its individual academic divisions, is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in all its activities and programs, including employment and promotion. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, religion, sex, sexual-orientation, age, physical disabilities, veteran or marital status.

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