Field of Interest Advisor (FT), College of Lake County, Grayslake, IL

Field of Interest Advisor, College of Lake County, Grayslake, IL 

College of Lake County– position of “Field of Interest Advisor

Location: Grayslake, IL

Category:  Admin.  Academic Advising /Admin- Student Affairs and Services

Posted:  07/14/2020

Application Due:  07/27/2020

Type:  Full-time

Job Summary

The Field of Interest (FOI) Advisor serves as the point person for assigned students who are enrolled at CLC within a designated FOI. The FOI Advisor has an established caseload of students and is responsible for providing a personalized, culturally relevant experience for each student from their first day of classes through credential attainment and career or transfer transition. Responsibilities include case management, academic advising, transfer guidance, career exploration and planning, financial planning, and support service referrals.

CLC offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits that currently includes BlueCross/BlueShield of Illinois health, Delta dental and Superior vision insurance plans, tuition support for employees and qualified family members, three retirement plans, disability, group and supplemental life insurance, health and dependent care flexible spending account plans, a four-day work week in the summer (Fridays off!), generous vacation, sick and personal time off and 13 paid holidays each year.

The College of Lake County (CLC) is a comprehensive community college located in northeastern Illinois committed to being an innovative educational institution providing life-changing paths for our students by offering exceptional learning experiences.

The college is widely recognized for student success, business and community partnerships and for the achievements of our faculty, staff and alumni. Long-known as an employer of choice in Lake County, CLC was ranked #15 on the Forbes list of Top 100 Employers in the State of Illinois for 2019.

Required Qualification

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in psychology, education, communications or related area.
  2. Experience in a higher education institution, secondary education, and/or human services agency.
  3. Ability to work flexible hours including some evening and weekend hours consistent with student needs.
  1. Strong oral and written communication, interpersonal, presentation, computer (word processing, internet, email) and organizational skills.
  2. Ability to plan and prioritize work requirements and demonstrate independent decision-making capabilities.
  3. Ability to work effectively and constructively with persons of diverse cultures, language groups, and abilities; demonstrated sensitivity to and ability to work with the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff.

Desired Qualifications

  1. Master’s Degree in psychology, education, communications or related area.
  2. Experience working with community college, under-prepared, and/or underrepresented students.
  3. Bilingual in Spanish and English.

Posting Date: 07/13/2020

Closing Date: 07/27/2020

Expected Start Date: 08/31/2020

Pay Rate: $22.83/Hr.

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time

Location: Grayslake

Total Hours per week: 40.00

Work Schedule  Primary hours: Monday-Friday, 8 am – 4:30 pm; minimum of one evening shift per week, 11 am-7:30 pm; occasional Saturday hours

Software Testing Required
Excel, MS Word

Interview Process Requirements;  None

EEO Statement

The College of Lake County is an equal opportunity employer and has a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, it seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including minorities, women and people with disabilities. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V

APPLICATION INFORMATION

Contact:

Human Resources
College of Lake County

Online App. Form:

https://jobs.clcillinois.edu/postings/16030

The College of Lake County is an equal opportunity employer and has a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, it seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including minorities, women and people with disabilities. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V

Apply through Institution’s Website

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