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Advisor, Promise Program

San Jacinto College
Houston, TX 77049
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San Jacinto College

Equal Opportunity Statement: The San Jacinto College District is committed to equal opportunity for all students, employees, and applicants without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, pregnancy, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, genetic information, marital status, or veteran status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

Advisor, Promise Program - South Campus

PRIMARY FUNCTION: The function of the Promise Program Advisor is to provide learning opportunities to students and parents in college readiness, educational and career planning and financial aid planning to ensure that students make consistent progression in their educational programs and achieve their career and educational goals as part of the San Jacinto College Promise Program. The Promise Advisor is charged with, in partnership with the Coordinator, supporting a specific cohort of scholars through matriculation and completion of a credential or transfer from San Jacinto College. This position will also aid in the planning and implementation of onboarding, monthly events and/or workshops, and communication for students in the San Jacinto College Promise Program.


Essential Job Functions:
  • Advises assigned San Jacinto College Promise Program students. Assists with identifying and selecting appropriate courses for their career path, explaining requirements for graduation for degrees and certifications.
  • Proactively contacts students related to early intervention and completion, as needed, and connect students with necessary resources to aid in persistence and maintaining program eligibility.
  • Conduct student workshops and events and collaborate with campus partners to provide support for other workshops or events that serve the student population assigned under this program.
  • Coordinate with Promise Coordinator to determine unit needs and implement services.
  • Collects and reports data related to student success, including progress towards degree and transfer readiness for the purposes of program evaluation and potential student intervention.

Additional Job Functions:
  • Work with Promise Coordinator to plan, implement and evaluate the programs and services on the campus that support both the accomplishment of the College's annual goals and objectives.
  • Represent SJC with outside educational institutions, internal departments, and professional organizations. Serve as department liaison and on campus/college committees as requested.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to demonstrate the College values
  • Ability to manage numerous tasks simultaneously and develop and complete new projects
  • Ability to operate a personal computer and be fluent with Microsoft Office Suite. (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Must have excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with diverse groups, in person and over the telephone
  • Ability to work effectively in a diverse community and meet the needs of diverse student populations
  • Ability to behave in a considerate manner with others regardless of ethnicity, gender, age, disability, or beliefs

Required Education:
  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally-accredited college or university

Required Experience:
  • Experience providing various modes of educational planning and advising in an academic setting

Preferred Experience:
  • Knowledge and experience with Banner Student Systems or other student database software systems

Note: This position has opportunity for limited remote work arrangements with appropriate approvals and in accordance with the policies, procedures, and needs of the College.

Salary Grade: 21

Salary is based on the Board-approved salary schedule for the current fiscal year. See Salary Schedule

Requisition Number: req3377

Posting Close Date: 10/12/2021


Posted: 2021-09-29 Expires: 2021-10-31

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