Pros: unique position in higher ed, local supervisor is extremely fair, flexible, supportive
Cons: little help from main campus when needed, very low salary
12 years working with all types and levels of students in an Outreach and Transfer Center located on a community college campus. We are a one-stop shop that advises traditional, non-traditional, non-degree and degree seeking, high school through doctorate, recruiting through graduation, among all other administrative duties as Assistant Director. My – more... experience has been extremely fulfilling, challenging at times, rewarding beyond measure and very educational and diverse.
Every semester for twelve years I have worked closely with faculty, registrar, students, adjuncts, other advisors and our host campus to schedule distance learning classes, classrooms, testing facilities, proctoring, and making the difficult decision of determining which classes must take priority, if required. – less