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Academic Advisor - General Studies

Savannah Technical College - STC

Savannah Technical College seeks a full-time Academic Advisor for the General Studies Division.  The Academic Advisor will report to the Division Dean or designee, and under general supervision advise students with information regarding their respective programs of study.  Provides guidance to keep students on track to meet their educational, career, and personal goals.  Assists with student recruitment activities.  Coordinates with faculty in attainment and continuation of program specific accreditation under assigned supervision.  Participates in all program enrollment processes, including enrollment, registration, drop/add, withdrawals, etc.  Compiles program statistics, such as enrollment, retention rates, graduation rates and placement rates.  Plans and coordinates special events for the Division.


Minimum Qualifications

*  Associate’s Degree.

*  One year of experience working in higher education setting.

*  Strong interpersonal, communication, and computer literacy skills.

*  Understanding of a student-centered developmental advising approach.


Preferred Qualifications

*  Bachelor’s or Master's degree

*  Experience teaching or advising in higher education setting



Physical Demands        

Responsibilities are typically performed in an office environment with the employee sitting at a desk, standing for extended periods of time, walking, bending, pushing, and pulling.  The employee must be able to lift light-medium weight objects up to 50LBS.  Full range of hand and finger motion is required for data entry purposes.  The ability to speak clearly, to hear, and understand at a normal conversational level is required.  The ability to interact socially with students, co-workers, and customers is required.



Salary is competitive and commensurate with education and work experience.  Benefits include paid state holidays, annual and sick leave, and the State of Georgia Flexible Benefits package.  Positions are contingent upon funding.


Application Deadline
Position considered open until filled.  Candidates must pass a criminal background check.  Applicants must submit an electronic application through Team Georgia Careersand attach cover letter and resume (incomplete submissions will not be considered).  Please include your annual salary for each position held.


Note: No phone inquiries please.  Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to personally contact each applicant.  If we are interested in scheduling an interview, a representative from our college will contact you.


All male applicants between the ages of 18 and 26 years of age must present proof of Selective Service Registration.  Savannah Technical College is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, religion, disability, age, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam Era, or citizenship status (except those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law).  Invitation to Self-Identify  For compliance activities, contact Connie Clark, Title IX and Equity Coordinator, Room A110 or (912) 443-3388, cclark@savannahtech.eduSend written correspondence to Savannah Technical College, Attn:  Connie Clark, 5717 White Bluff Road, Savannah, GA 31405.  STC is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the associate degree.  Candidates may be required to submit a valid Driver's License, proof of insurability, and/or a driver's history report for positions involving state travel.

Note: No phone inquires please. Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to personally contact each applicant. If we are interested in scheduling an interview, a representative from our college will contact you.

Bachelor's degree in a related field and Two (2) years of related work experience.

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