Academic Advisor for One Step Away Grant

Open Until Filled
Part Time
Advising department -
Directions To Apply:

Interested applicants must submit a resume and cover letter emailed to

This position is open until filled.

In order to qualify for employment, candidates must successfully complete a criminal background check.


Department:  Student Affairs

Pay Grade:     N/A   

FLSA Status:  Non-Exempt


This is a one-year part time grant-funded position with pay up to, but not exceeding $20/hour (up to 20 hours per week). This position assumes responsibility for advising students as part of the One Step Away grant. Advisor will reach out to students eligible for grant and work with them to help them complete their degree. This advisor reports to the Senior Director, Advising and Retention.  This position will be a majority-remote position.



  • Advises students regarding educational planning and facilitates students’ progress toward graduation. Work with students to assist in registration, completion, and transfer/career.
  • Provides support to students with personal issues, such as short-term counseling, referral, and crisis intervention. 
  • Provides support to students with financial issues, including assistance with financial aid process.
  • Makes multiple contacts with students via a variety of methods to encourage their participation in the One Step Away grant. Tracks all contacts and results.
  • Work with Academic Center to create tutoring and other success strategies to support student.
  • Works with Records Office in reporting and tracking student success for grant.
  • Collaborates with CLEP instructor and students for CLEP test taking strategies.
  • Must be positive, cooperative and supportive


  • Bachelor’s degree. Experience in advising in a community college setting preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to assist students in personal/educational development.
  • Attention to detail and record keeping.
  • Be available to work some evenings (11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.), occasional Saturdays, and variable hours when necessary.
  • Proficient at Microsoft office suite and working with technology.


This work is normally sedentary work which requires exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects. Additionally, the following physical abilities are required:

  • Hear/talk/communicate – Must be able to exchange information and communicate
  • Visual Acuity/ability to perceive or detect surroundings
  • Mental acuity – Able to focus, concentrate, understand and convey subject matter
  • Repetitive motion (i.e. keyboarding)
  • Stand/sit/walk/able to move or traverse from one area to another


College campus, direct contact with students, staff, faculty and the general public in classrooms, common areas, offices, and campus environments.  Use of safe workplace practices with office equipment; computers for data entry and word processing; avoidance of trips and falls; observance of fire and building safety regulations; and observance of traffic laws when/if driving a College vehicle.



This is a one-year part time grant-funded position with pay up to, but not exceeding $20/hour (up to 20 hours per week).


Carroll Community College has the right to revise this position description at any time, and this position description does not represent in any way a contract of employment.

"Carroll Community College is committed to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment. Carroll Community College is committed to Equal Opportunity Employment."