Academic Advisor


Elizabethtown, KY

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Academic Advisor

  • 492800
  • Elizabethtown, KY
  • Staff
  • Full-time
  • Elizabethtown Community & Technical College

Title: Academic Advisor

Salary Range: $35,568.00

Contract Term Length: 12 Months

Standard Hours: 

Work Location: On-Site

FLSA Status: Exempt

College: Elizabethtown Community & Technical College

Campus Location: Elizabethtown CTC

Department: Student Affairs


Elizabethtown Community & Technical College offers a competitive benefits package and an attractive work environment that supports excellence, innovation, and creativity including:

  • Exceptional health care, vision, dental coverage for you and your family
  • Tuition reimbursement/waiver for you, your spouse, and dependents
  • 403(b) retirement plan: a 5% employee contribution receives a 10% employer match
  • Vacation/Sick Time
  • Work-Life Balance
  • 9.5 Paid Holidays
  • 2 Weeks Institutional Closing Pay (Last 2 weeks of December) for qualifying positions
  • Employee Assistance Program

Job Summary

Elizabethtown Community & Technical College is seeking a high-energy individual to provide academic advice to individual students to ensure equitable student access and success for all students. This position will assist students with admissions information, assessment, career counseling, program information, and early intervention strategies as well as enrollment advising and registration.

Job Duties:

• Assist incoming and returning students in creating realistic goals and pathways to achieve those goals.
• Collaborate with colleagues to provide students with information on subjects that lead to success such as goal setting, financial literacy, time management, classroom success skills, and others.
• Refer to community resources as needed to overcome barriers to success e.g. Career Services, Family Scholar House, and tutoring.
• Evaluate current advising strategies and collaborate with advising office personnel and offices on campus to develop outreach efforts to meet new, returning, transfer, Under-Resourced Minorities, low-income, academically at-risk, etc. student needs.
• Participate in Registration/Enrollment activities and maintain student notes/records.
• In addition to regular advising responsibilities (individual email, phone, appointments, etc.), as well as the ECTC advising email, incoming office calls, and walk-ins, and possibly assist with monitoring SignalVine text responses.
• Ability to coordinate, communicate, collaborate, and build relationships with individuals inside and outside of the organization.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree (Counseling, Student Affairs, Higher Education or related field) and one-year experience or equivalent (i.e. Master's in a related field.) 

Preferred Qualifications:


Additional Skills Requested:

• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Ability to work effectively on a team
• Ability to adapt to change
• Strong organizational and people skills
• Proficient computer skills, particularly in MS word, MS Access and MS Excel

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