The mission of Laramie County Community College is to transform our students' lives through the power of inspired learning. Our over-arching goal is that our accomplishments as a community college will distinguish LCCC from others in the nation, in turn benefiting our communities and bringing pride to the Great State of Wyoming. Our core values include Passion, Authenticity, and the Desire to Make a Difference.
Both a cover letter and corresponding resume detailing how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications for this position are required. You can upload these documents when you create an applicant profile.
Core responsibilities of this position include:
The Academic Advisor position is a 12 month, full-time, and benefited position that is located at LCCC’s Albany County Campus in Laramie, WY. This position is responsible for assisting new and continuing students in clarifying personal, academic, and career goals. Services include advising students holistically, including career choices, curriculum options, majors, course planning, College policies and procedures, personal assistance and referral to community services, and academic support services. This position provides initial academic advising to new degree-seeking students and ongoing advising and support to continuing students. The population is a typical Community College mix of first-generation, academically underprepared, undecided students as well as high achieving and self-directed students. Also included, is advising for non-degree-seeking/transfer only students, electronic advising, assistance for financial aid appeals, and specific programs for academic probationary and suspended students. This position will assist the director with advisor training; make appropriate referrals to campus departments and off-campus agencies when necessary. An individual in this position will develop positive working relationships with faculty, educational leaders on campus, and various departments. The position requires thorough knowledge of academic and student policies and procedures. Advisors also collaborate in the planning and presentation of programs such as new student orientation, freshman seminar, parent and family outreach and other college initiatives aimed toward student success. This position will provide career information as part of the exploratory process for students in collaboration with the Career Services Team. Academic Advisors work closely with Career Services, the SAGE TRiO student support services program, and other campus divisions and departments.
Other tasks may be assigned based on contemporary institutional need.
LCCC in its strategic plan has identified important Core Values and Aspirational Values, which are inherent in the cultural fabric of the College. The person fulfilling this role is expected to bear these qualities and advocate for them. http://lccc.wy.edu/StrategicPlan/index.aspx#goal1
Compensation: This is a Professional 2 position. Starting salary: $39,729-$45,689/yr.
Priority Screening Date: For full consideration, apply by August 5th, 2018.
Starting Date: Tentative start date September 3rd, 2018.
For information about Cheyenne, visit http://www.lccc.cc.wy.us/about/welcome
An employee in this position may perform some of these responsibilities on an infrequent basis:
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
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Laramie County Community College is committed to providing a safe and nondiscriminatory educational and employment environment. The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation or other status protected by law. Sexual harassment, including sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The college does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational, extracurricular, athletic or other programs or in the context of employment.
The College has a designated person to monitor compliance and to answer any questions regarding the college’s non-discrimination policies: Please contact: Title IX and ADA Coordinator, Room 205B, Pathfinder Building, 1400 E College Drive, Cheyenne, WY 82007, 307-778-1217,TitleIX_ADA.Coordinator@lccc.wy.edu.