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Academic/Career Advisor

  2019-09-17     Treasure Valley Community College     650 College Blvd.     34,340 year  

The Academic/Career Advisor provides academic advising for new and continuing students and serves as the primary campus resource for career advising services. This includes assisting with career readiness through training and development and career exploration.


MANDATORY: Bachelor’s degree in education, counselling, or related field; or any satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties. Must have strong interpersonal skills and excellent verbal and written communication skills. Able to interact effectively with students of various ages, abilities and ethnic backgrounds.

PREFERRED: Master’s degree in education, counselling, or related field. Previous community college experience, particularly in the area of student services. Bilingual in English-Spanish.


Advise students on admission process and procedures for enrollment at TVCC, specifically Oregon. Provide accurate advising information related to TVCC degree programs, requirements, and academic course options.

Advise and assist students in registration, scheduling, and placement scores related to helping them choose appropriate classes. Interpret and use placement test scores to accurately place students in general education classes.

Access and use computer programs related to advising, registration, financial aid, and maintain data and student records, including confidential information.

Inform and advise current and prospective students, faculty, staff, employers, and community partners about TVCC career resources, career and employment information, and training and development opportunities available through TVCC.

Conduct assessments/career inventory exercises with students and prospective students to determine training, educational, career, and personal needs. Educate and train students in job search strategies, resume building, employment strategies, interview skills, and management of personal resources.

Plan, organize, and oversee career/job fairs or industry specific fairs. Organize employer visits to campus for the purpose of connecting students to prospective internships/employment opportunities.

Develop and deliver career-focused public presentations/training for the college, students, prospective students, and the community. Assist in development and implementation of college events, including New Student Orientation, Advising & Registration and financial aid events.

Develop and maintain strong employer relationships in order to assess community needs and ultimately connect students to potential opportunities for employment or internships. Collect, document, and measure the outcomes of employer/student contacts and the success rate of employment and internship connections.

Maintain data and student records, including confidential information.

Maintain up-to-date knowledge of college policies, procedures, programs and articulation with other Oregon colleges and surrounding state/private colleges and universities.

The above description covers the most significant duties performed but does not include other related occasional work.


This is a full-time, Professional, exempt position with benefits, including family medical insurance, paid leave, and Oregon retirement plan. Annual salary is $34,340.


A complete application file consists of the following:

  1. A letter of interest stating how you are qualified to perform the duties of the position;
  2. A resume;
  3. College transcripts, if any (copies are acceptable at this time);
  4. A TVCC application for employment. A pdf fillable application may be downloaded at About TVCC > Jobs at TVCC > Current Openings.
  5. If applicable, a completed DD Form 214 in order to establish veteran preference per OAR 839-006-0445 and OAR 839-006-0450(3).

NOTE: If you are unable to supply any requested application information by the deadline, please notify the HR office, otherwise your application may be deemed incomplete and will not be considered further. Materials submitted with the application become the property of TVCC and will be retained in accordance with employment procedures.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Position will remain open until filled. All application materials should be submitted or mailed to: Human Resources, Treasure Valley Community College, 650 College Boulevard, Ontario, OR 97914.

Do not contact this company in solicitation of any product or service.

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