Part-Time Reconnect Advisor

Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce

Nashville, TN

Community & Nonprofit , Education, Training & Library

Position Description / Responsibilities

Middle Tennessee Reconnect Community Advisors serve as guides to our clients, helping them understand their options, form and follow a plan to re-enroll and complete college.  Reconnect Advisors work closely with specialists at partner colleges to help clients succeed. Reconnect Advisors use technology as well as in-person meetings to achieve their goals. Advisors must have a proven record of commitment to promoting student success to improve the economic and civic well-being of individuals and communities.  Advisors must also have a high level of energy and a positive attitude toward work and others. Local travel required throughout ten counties in the Middle Tennessee Reconnect Community.  Hours will sometimes be spent on-site at Reconnect community advisement locations.  Work hours may include some evenings and occasional weekends.
This is a one-year position, funded through June 30, 2019.

Position Requirements

• Bachelor (BA, BS, etc.) required in related field (higher education administration, counseling, social work, etc.), Master’s degree preferred.
• 2 - 5 years demonstrated experience in counseling, social work and/or college or career advising. 
• Proven performance based on results and metrics, and close adherence to schedules and commitments. 
• Experiential or professional understanding of academic and non-academic issues surrounding adult learners and specifically adult college students. 
• An understanding of college admissions, academic advising, transcript analysis, and financial aid as they pertain to adult students is a plus.  
• Ability to provide developmental advising to adult students and encourage outcomes-directed solutions is a plus. 
• Ability to work with individuals with various values, lifestyles, socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds.  
• Knowledge of the Middle Tennessee region, community-based organizations, and organizations in the region related to educational attainment and student success preferred

Application Instructions

Please submit resume and cover letter to

Please use TN Reconnect PT Advisor in the subject line.

No phone inquiries.

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