The Academic Advisor I will assist students in selecting and registering for courses appropriate to their educational program and objectives. Position to work primarily with underrepresented students, specifically those considered at risk for successful program completion. The duties and responsibilities may change as the need of the college arises.
Bachelor’s degree in Education, Psychology or another Human Services discipline and two years’ experience in academic advising, teaching or in a related field. Prior experience working with students considered risk or special population. Demonstrated word processing and database management ability. A valid driver’s license and the ability to work evening hours and flexible hours.
Must be able to demonstrate the Morton College core values of compassion, fairness, respect, responsibility, tolerance and truth.
Morton College, the second oldest community college in Illinois, was founded in 1924 to meet the educational demands in the growing communities of Berwyn, Cicero, Forest View, Lyons, McCook, Stickney and other near western suburbs which were a national hub of economic activity. As a comprehensive community college, recognized by the Illinois Community College Board, Morton College's mission is: To enhance the quality of life of our diverse community through exemplary teaching and learning opportunities, community service, and life-long learning.