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Concurrent Enrollment Advisor, Temporary

Apply now Tracking Code: TEMPCE
Work Type: Part-time, Temporary
Categories: Temporary
Salary: $25.00 per hour

The Concurrent Enrollment is a grant-funded role, created to provide professional advising related to educational, and career-related decision making, focusing on academic advising for concurrent enrollment students and the matriculation of high school students into Pikes Peak State College.  The position serves all Colorado Springs School District 11 schools as needed and may be required to work virtually as well. This position will also provide exploratory academic and career advising, including collaborating with relevant D11 and PPSC personnel to ensure appropriate educational planning to meet students’ high school and college academic and career goals.

This is a grant funded assignment with a projected end date on or before June 30, 2024.


  • Not to exceed 28 hours per week.
  • Primary work hours between 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with flexibility for occasional evenings and Saturdays.
  • Ability to travel depending on programmatic needs, including PPSC and D11 locations and off-campus sites.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Completed Associate’s degree from a regionally-accredited institution.

Pay rate is $25.00 per hour.  This is a temporary hourly position, grant funded, not to exceed 28 hours per week.  Applications accepted until position is filled.  

Must be a State of Colorado resident or able to relocate to Colorado prior to first date of employment.

Essential Functions     

Academic and Career Advising

  • Provide general college and career advising in person and virtually to high school students.
  • Guide students and families to resources regarding concurrent enrollment and ASCENT opportunities.
  • Support high school counselors in completing concurrent enrollment, ASCENT, and academic planning processes toward students’ academic and career goals. 
  • Support students and families with college-going processes such as admission and financial aid applications, college placement, and course registration.
  • Interpret placement test scores, recommend coursework and training opportunities, and share relevant transfer options and resources.
  • Present information to groups of students and families regarding concurrent enrollment, ASCENT, and other college/career pathways.
  • Refer students to appropriate high school and college services to support students’ academic and personal needs.
  • Document student interactions in accordance with department and institution policies in support of accountability and program assessment.

Supporting Partnership Initiatives

  • Collaborate with D11 and PPSC colleagues to positively impact student matriculation, retention, and completion.
  • Serve as PPSC representative at D11 student and family activities as requested.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Understanding of advising procedures, resources, and college’s instructional programs.
  • Ability to prepare effective written communications, utilizing correct grammar and spelling.
  • Basic computer skills and experience using email, virtual meetings, and web-based applications.
  • Skill in organization and accurate recordkeeping with strict attention to detail and student privacy issues.
  • Ability to develop practical academic and career plans of action based upon student’s individual life situation and goals.
  • Ability to professionally and tactfully interact, communicate, and establish rapport and work collaboratively with a wide variety of constituents, including students, parents/guardians, high school and college advisers and faculty, staff, and community members/organizations.
  • Ability to work independently and follow through on assignments with minimal direction.
  • Understanding of the PPSC mission and students.
  • Demonstrated evidence and understanding of the concepts of diversity and multiculturalism and their application in the workplace.
  • Position requires energetic, flexible team member.

This job description reflects Pikes Peak State College’s best effort to describe the essential duties and qualifications of the job.  It is not an exhaustive statement of all the duties, responsibilities or qualifications of the job.  This document is not intended to exclude an opportunity for modifications consistent with providing reasonable accommodation.   

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