Academic ASAP Student Advisor

Brooklyn, NY
May 27, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


New York City College of Technology (City Tech), an associate and baccalaureate degree granting institution located in downtown Brooklyn enrolls over 17,000 students in technology and health related degree programs, other career-oriented degrees and liberal arts transfer degrees. Visit for more information.

Reporting to the ASAP Director or ASAP Advising Manager, the ASAP Advisors are members of an integrated College team providing individual academic, career and related support to an assigned group of college students as they progress through the program.


Bachelor's degree (master's preferred) in an appropriate discipline and four years related experience.

The preferred candidate will have:

  • Strong understanding of the needs and challenges facing students from diverse urban backgrounds
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team, within the department and with faculty and other administrators
  • Strong organization, project management, communication, and facilitation skills
  • Ability to maintain accurate and detailed records of student activities
  • Computer skills, particularly Microsoft Office (Access and Excel); and aptitude to learn new systems as needed.
  • Strong academic advisement skills
  • Understanding of Financial Aid implications on advisement
  • Experience with student caseload management, desirable
  • Experience or familiarity with STEM-related programs is desirable
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Familiarity with Student Development Theory
  • Knowledge of CUNYFirst (PeopleSoft), desirable
  • Willingness to work evenings and weekends as needed


Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP) helps students earn their college degree as quickly as possible, by removing the financial, academic, and personal obstacles that many students confront. Key ASAP program features include a consolidated block schedule, cohorts by major, required full-time study and comprehensive advisement and career development services. Financial incentives include tuition waivers for financial aid eligible students, yearly textbook vouchers, and MetroCards for all students. Further information is available at

The ASAP Advisor is a member of an integrated College team providing individual academic, career and related support to an assigned group of college students as they progress through the program.

  • Delivers comprehensive advisement support services to an assigned group of students through degree completion
  • Conducts workshops and group advisement on topics of relevance and interest
  • Reviews student progress and tracks student use of academic support services
  • Conducts regular outreach to faculty and other college staff as needed to support student success
  • Maintains accurate tracking data and notes for each assigned student, recommending appropriate referrals and opportunity programs
  • Supports annual recruitment of students
  • Organizes periodic special events and programs for students, faculty and staff
  • Performs related duties as assigned.


Higher Education Assistant




Salary range:be $49,193-$61,593 commensurate with experience


CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.


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Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of resumes may begin June 7, 2017.


CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional


CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Location: NYC College of Technology

Job Title: Academic ASAP Student Advisor

Job ID: 16862

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


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