Internal Openings

Academic Advisor (Remote)


This is a fulltime salaried position (Level F), 70% remote position; 30% on a campus.

(Schedule: Sunday-Thursday, 1 p.m. - 9 p.m. or Tuesday – Saturday 1 p.m.- 9 p.m.)                                

This position is part of a pilot project to serve students unable to utilize advising services during traditional working hours. This position will be funded by institutional CARES funds. Effectiveness will be regularly evaluated and schedule and location are subject to change.

Under the direction of the Associate Dean of Students/Dean of Students, this position will be responsible for:  Academic Advisors serve to guide, encourage, and inform students of recommended academic options to progress through their academic programs at EICC. Academic Advisors are critical thinking student services professionals who use exceptional communication and analytical skills to guide, influence and encourage students through their academic journeys. Advisors are quick thinking multitaskers who must excel in a variety of roles on a daily basis - analyst, cheerleader, diplomat, clerical specialist, subject matter expert, and above all, effective communicator.  Academic advisors utilize a holistic approach to support students.

Qualifications will include:

  • Bachelor's Degree required. Master's Degree preferred.
  • 3 years higher education experience, particularly in a community college, preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work with a diverse population students and co-workers.
  • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule with evening and weekend hours; this position is a 70% remote position (30% on a campus). Schedule: Sunday-Thursday 1 p.m. - 9 p.m. or Tuesday-Saturday 1 p.m. - 9 p.m. Schedule and location of work is subject to change, based on student and institutional needs.
  • Computer literacy essential.
  • Experience with Student Information Systems is preferred.

This position is part of a pilot project to serve students unable to utilize advising services during traditional working hours. It will be funded by institutional CARES funds. Effectiveness will be regularly evaluated and schedule and location are subject to change.

Review of applications will begin October 25, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.For consideration, please complete online application and submit your resume and cover letter to: e-mail EICC-HR@eicc.edu  or Human Resources Dept., Eastern Iowa Community Colleges, 101 West Third St., Davenport IA 52801-1221

It is the policy of Eastern Iowa Community College District not to discriminate in its programs, activities, or employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, religion, and actual or potential family, parental or marital status, as required by the Iowa Code §§216.6 and 216.9, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 206, et seq.), Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.S.C. §§ 1681-1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. § 794), and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq.).

If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with this policy, please contact Debora J. Sullivan, Equal Employment Opportunity Officer/Equity Coordinator, Eastern Iowa Community College District, 101 West Third Street, Davenport, Iowa 52801, 563-336-3487, djsullivan@eicc.edu or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education, John C. Kluczynski Federal Building, 230 S. Dearborn Street, 37th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604-7204, Telephone: (312) 730-1560 Facsimile: (312) 730- 1576, TDD (800) 877-8339 Email: OCR.Chicago@ed.gov.