Program Advisor, Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP)

Job Closed: 
Thursday, July 4, 2019

Function of Position:

The Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) is located in the Science, Health and Business division. CSTEP recruits and retains students who are underrepresented and who are pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering, math, and the licensed or health professions. The CSTEP Advisor is responsible for assisting students and organizing programmatic activities instrumental in achieving grant project outcomes. The Advisor works in collaboration with the CSTEP Coordinator and reports to the CSTEP Director.

Examples of Duties & Responsibilities:
•Provide academic advisement and academic support to CSTEP pathway students
•Assist with recruitment and retention of CSTEP participants
•Work with CSTEP staff to plan and implement program activities
•Track and evaluate all student contact and program activities
•Conduct student placement and provide support during research or project-based internships
•Collaborate with external and internal partners for student placements in research or internships
•Assist with planning, recruiting and facilitating the summer bridge program
•Travel with or transport students to local and statewide events
•Assist students with transfer to four-year college or the employment search process
•Assist with college and community efforts to increase opportunities for students
•Perform data collection and assist with completing internal and state reports
•Participate in regional and statewide professional organization activities and committees
•Assist with oversight of the Natural Science Education Center (NSEC)
•Assist with marketing of the program, including social media and web site use
•Perform other duties and responsibilities assigned by the CSTEP Director

MCC Expectations:
•Responsible for adhering to the College Code of Conduct
•Responsible for contributing to and maintaining an inclusive and collaborative College environment
•Responsible for maintaining technological competencies utilized by the College
•Commitment to the philosophy of a comprehensive community college
•Commitment to professional growth

Requirements:

Required Qualifications:
•Earned bachelor's degree in Counseling, Education, or a STEM discipline, or in a related field from a regionally accredited higher education institution
•Experience working in post-secondary retention and advisement services
•Ability to work on occasional weekends and evenings
•Ability to travel with and transport students to local, state, or national events
•Valid NYS driver's license that meets MCC requirements
•Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
•Demonstrated experience with developing and implementing strategies for student achievement

Preferred Qualifications:
•Earned master's degree in Counseling, Education, or a STEM discipline, or in a related field from a regionally accredited higher education institution
•Three to five years experience working in post-secondary retention and advisement services
•Experience working with academic advisement applications; specifically Blackboard, Starfish, Degree Works
•Experience using websites and social media for networking with students or clients; particularly Facebook, Instagram, etc.

Additional Information:
Position Closes: July 4, 2019

To apply, please visit: http://monroecc.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=111517