Mott Community College (Flint, MI)

Adult Student Advocate – Mott Community College (Flint, MI)

Do you have a passion for helping adults achieve their educational goals? MCC is seeking a dedicated Adult Student Advocate to join our supportive team. In this pivotal role, you’ll play a key role in ensuring the success of our adult learner population.

What You’ll Do

  • Provide comprehensive support services to adult students, focusing on enrollment, persistence, retention, and graduation.
  • Offer proactive guidance and track academic progress to help students stay on track.
  • Understand the unique challenges faced by adult learners, balancing school, work, family, and life. 
  • Develop individualized success plans (ISPs) to guide each student’s educational journey.
  • Advocate for student needs, removing barriers to success and fostering a positive learning environment. 
  • Collaborate closely with other departments to navigate students smoothly through college onboarding, orientation, enrollment, and academic support.
  • Actively engage and empower adult learners, helping them achieve their academic and career aspirations.

You’re a Perfect Fit If You Have

  • A bachelor’s degree.
  • Two years of experience working with adult learners in higher education or similar settings.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and advocacy skills (written and oral).
  • Excellent organizational, problem-solving, decision-making, and critical thinking abilities.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Google Suite (Zoom, Google Meet).
  • Experience with web-based software and resources.

Bonus Points for

  • Master’s degree in education, counselling, social work, or a related field.
  • Experience working in a one-stop student services environment.
  • Familiarity with developing Individual Success Plans (ISPs).

The MCC Advantage

  • Make a real difference in the lives of adult learners, helping them reach their full potential.
  • Be part of a supportive and collaborative team at a leading community college.
  • Contribute to a positive and inclusive learning environment.

Work Environment

  • Full-time, 40 hours per week (flexible schedule including days, evenings, and weekends to meet student needs).
  • Some travel may be required.

Important Notes

  • This is a 12-month grant-funded position, subject to renewal based on performance.
  • First consideration will be given to internal candidates.
  • Visa sponsorship and relocation assistance are not available.
  • Selected candidates must pass a drug test and criminal background check.

Ready to Launch Rewarding Careers for Adult Learners? Apply Today!

MCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at our workplace.

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