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Career & Academic Advisor | College of Coastal Georgia

  • 04 Jan 2022 3:24 PM
    Message # 12237950
    Stefanie Swanger (Administrator)

    Job Summary

    This position is responsible for assisting students in the development of their career and academic goals/plans, and for guiding students as they explore career development opportunities and employment at the College of Coastal Georgia and beyond.


    • Provide expert and proactive advising for students through the development of structured academic plans. The advisor will monitor students¿ academic progress and provide interventions or referrals, as necessary.
    • Provide career and academic advising services to students, utilizing career assessments related to career exploration and decision making. - Communicate and interpret CCGA policies and procedures regarding general education requirements, graduation requirements, curriculum modifications, course adds/drops/withdrawals, etc.
    • Collaborate with their supervisor and appropriate faculty to create relevant programming and events to ensure that accurate information is provided to students.
    • Travel and provide advising at the Camden Center and participate in occasional evening and weekend activities as necessary.
    • Facilitate resume, cover letter and job search skill development.
    • Facilitate workshops, presentations, individual counseling sessions, and other relevant programs on topics related to career and academic development.
    • Performs related work as required. 

    Proposed Salary $39,543

    Required Educational Qualifications - Bachelors degree from an accredited institution in counseling, education, or a related field.

    Other Required Qualifications - Must possess a current valid drivers license.

    Required Experience - One year related experience.


    • Knowledgeable of best practices regarding academic advising, resume and cover letter writing, interviewing, and job searching.
    • Familiar with a variety of career and academic development resources ¿ both in print and online
    • Knowledge of the local and regional job market.
    • Knowledge of state and federal employment laws.
    • Knowledge of career counseling principles.
    • Knowledge of computers and job related software programs.


    • Strong organizational and time management skills
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Skill in the operation of computers and job related software programs.
    • Skill in decision making and problem solving.
    • Skill in interpersonal relations and in dealing with the public.
    Apply at: https://tinyurl.com/2p8p23wt

    Application Deadline: 02/15/2021

    Institutional Contact: Brian Weese at bweese@ccga.edu or 912-279-4564

    Last modified: 04 Feb 2022 2:19 PM | Stefanie Swanger (Administrator)

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