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Advising Generalist

Categories: Great Lakes Region 5


Academic Advising


Sinclair Community College

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Position Description

The Advising Generalist is responsible for assisting current and prospective students at the Courseview Campus of Sinclair Community College to support student matriculation. The generalist will recruit, advise and provide timely assistance regarding the admission, registration, financial aid, bursar, and general college information to the surrounding community, parents and students. Additionally, this person will provide support to the Courseview Enrollment Advisors in the surrounding county high schools to prepare students for college, and to increase high school student enrollment.


  • Represent Courseview at community and high school outreach events; identify and organize appropriate outreach opportunities to community and high schools
  • Assist students in determining the appropriate curricular pathway and class schedule, maintain fidelity and high standards with academic department and college policies, advise students regarding financial aid-related matters.
  • Represent and manage Career Community programming and activities as assigned. Implement Career Advising responsibilities and tasks into the current academic advising model at Courseview.
  • Provide initial intake and advising services to prospective students in the initial steps of enrollment including registration, financial aid, advising, New Student Orientation sessions and other college services. Administer a caseload model of students.
  • Work with high school students, high school teachers, counselors, and high school administrators to meet with students in the high school to better prepare students for college and to make them aware of Sinclair College opportunities.
  • Work closely with other college personnel including academic advisers, faculty and other related departments to ensure effective and efficient student support services.

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Carlina Figueroa


Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Minimum 2 years of successful experience with community outreach, program promotion, student services, advising, or related experience required.
  • Must have a broad working knowledge of various academic departments, programs, and policies that support student learning and success required.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends, to meet the needs of students and college outreach activities required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in student services or student personnel preferred.