Skip to Main Content

Career and Advising Support Specialist, Part-time

Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions you should review before applying for the opening.  To apply for the position, please click the Apply for this Job link/button.

If you would like to bookmark this position for later review, click on the Bookmark link.  If you would like to print a copy of this position for your records, click on the Print Preview link.

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Please complete the online application and upload or attach the following required documents: 1) Resume 2) Cover Letter Transcripts from a non-U.S. college or university must be accompanied by an international credential agency evaluation. Please see “Academic Transcript Information” on Employment Opportunities home page for more information and a list of agencies which perform this service. Applications are reviewed for minimum qualifications. In order to be considered, your application must clearly show you meet the minimum qualifications for this position. U.S. Veterans will need to attach proof of honorable discharge (Form DD-214) to their application to qualify for veteran’s consideration.

Posting

Position Information

Posting Number: 0600859-NC
Position Type: Classified, Part-time
Position Title: Career and Advising Support Specialist, Part-time
Division/Department: Advising Center
Job Summary:

Works at any LBCC location with students, LBCC faculty and staff, and district employers and partners to strengthen the student/advisor relationships and accomplish advising objectives of the College. Develops student career planning to ensure college and career readiness. Maintains appropriate records and systems. Supports Advising Center clients and staff to accomplish department objectives.

Required Qualifications:

Education and Experience: Position requires an AA/AS degree or equivalent with emphasis in business, education, human relations, training and development, social services, student services, or a related field, plus the equivalent of three years full-time related work experience in personnel, recruitment, training, career planning, or related area; or a BA/BS degree in a related field plus one year related experience; or the equivalent combination of education and experience that would enable performance of the full scope of the position.

Knowledge and Skills: Requires desire and commitment to work with students and college faculty/staff. Must have strong knowledge and skills in office policies, procedures and equipment, including personal computers and applicable database and word processing applications. Requires well-developed communication skills, including email etiquette. Requires good presentation and public speaking skills.

Abilities: Requires the ability to carry out the duties of the position efficiently and effectively. Must be able to analyze problems, implement plans, and follow procedures. Must be able to demonstrate and assist students with academic planning tools. Requires the ability to complete work timely, accurately, and efficiently with frequent interruptions. Requires the ability to revise and maintain established procedural systems and controls. Must be able to communicate effectively, formally and informally, with a wide range of contacts, both inside and outside of the classroom setting. Must have strong customer service skills and ability to remain calm and de-escalate angry, agitated, or highly emotional persons. Requires the ability to travel to and work at any LBCC center. Must be able to travel occasionally to other locations for presentations, Career Fairs, and meetings with community partners and employers. Must be able to work respectfully and inclusively with individuals of all cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, differences, and abilities. Must be committed to learning about difference, equity, universal design, and job search challenges for persons with disabilities and other differences.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bilingual (Spanish) language skills are desirable.

A thorough knowledge of career center operations, systems, policies, and procedures, familiarity with the Americans with Disabilities Act and disability accommodations, plus knowledge of college admission and registration processes, is preferred.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

Requires the ability to operate computer and other office equipment. Requires the ability to comprehend written and spoken language, accurately processing words and numbers, in person, via Internet and via telephone, with or without accommodations. Must be able to communicate effectively one-on-one, in small groups, and over the phone. Requires ability to move and/or lift up to 30 pounds, and sit or stand for extended periods while working at a computer terminal.

Work is performed in an office setting with minimal exposure to health or safety hazards. Frequent work interruptions or changes in workflow are expected. Considerable time is spent working on a computer and with office technology. Work hours may occasionally include night or weekend hours. Travel is required between multiple college locations. Occasional overnight travel may be required. Assignments may include any LBCC campus or center location.

Essential Duties:

Supports incoming students through various college processes and roles, which may include new student entry, assigning advisors, identifying barriers, development of student resilience. Provides general information for college planning and navigation with attention to issues of equity, inclusion, and universal design.

Trains students on processes and procedures of course selection, registration, career tools, skills, and resources. May instruct groups on job search strategies (i.e., interviewing, resume writing, job applications). Makes presentations on job search, interviewing skills, resume writing and labor trends Models self-directed, self-aware, decisive behaviors and other employability skills.

Participates as a team member in planning and hosting Advising Center and other College events, such as the Career Fair, etc.

Participates in the set-up, maintenance, and/or administration of databases, web pages, and other system tools.

Provides back up support to other Advising and Career Support Specialists for student career planning, front line customer service and office support for the Advising Center, including occasional receptionist duties and delivery of communications in all forms, including web and e-monitors, as needed.

Connects students to appropriate faculty member or manager for counseling, problem solving, advising, and/or immediate intervention and referral. Assists students in self-management until other services are available.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Applicant Instructions:

Please complete the online application and upload or attach the following required documents:

1) Resume
2) Cover Letter

Transcripts from a non-U.S. college or university must be accompanied by an international credential agency evaluation. Please see “Academic Transcript Information” on Employment Opportunities home page for more information and a list of agencies which perform this service.

Applications are reviewed for minimum qualifications. In order to be considered, your application must clearly show you meet the minimum qualifications for this position.

U.S. Veterans will need to attach proof of honorable discharge (Form DD-214) to their application to qualify for veteran’s consideration.

Proposed Start Date: 12/18/2017
Full-time or Part-time Part-time
Number of hours/week: 19/week
Posting Date: 10/27/2017
Closing Date: 11/13/2017
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Notes to Applicants:

As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to be compensated via direct deposit.

LBCC is an Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer.

LBCC offers a pay incentive to eligible employees who demonstrate proficiency in conversational Spanish when evaluated and formally certified by a college-approved professional or agency. Eligibility to apply for and receive bilingual pay incentives for Spanish and languages other than English are subject to the provisions of Administrative Rule 6025-06. For more detailed information, please review the
LBCC Bilingual Pay Incentive Administrative Policy

Salary Grade 17
Salary/Rate

$15.70 per hour

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn about this position? Please select one.
    • Mid-Valley Sunday Newspaper
    • Lebanon Express Newspaper
    • Oregonian Newspaper
    • Latinos in Higher Education
    • HERC-Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
    • indeed.com
    • Chronicle of Higher Education Online
    • State Employment Department
    • LBCC Employment Opportunities Website
    • Eugene Register Guard Newspaper
    • Other Online Website (specify below)
    • Other (specify below)
  2. If you selected other above, please specify the website or other resource from which you learned of the position.

    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Academic Transcript
  2. U. S. Veteran Proof of Honorable Discharge DD-214
  3. Academic Transcript 2