Academic Senior Advisor - Office of Academic and Student Affairs, School of Education (Multiple...

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CUNY Academic Senior Advisor - Office of Academic and Student Affairs, School of Education (Multiple Posi in New York, New York

Job Title: Academic Senior Advisor - Office of Academic and Student Affairs, School of Education (Multiple Positions)

Job ID: 20415

Location: Hunter College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


The Academic Senior Advisor in the Office of Academic and Student Affairs (OASA) provides support for students in the School of Education across a portfolio of programs.

Reporting to the Director of the Office of Academic & Student Affairs, the position, in addition to the CUNY Title Overview, will:

Directly advises a caseload of nearly 1,200 School of Education students on academic, administrative and New York State teacher certification matters. Manages all facets of the administrative aspects of a student’s academic career, not limited to registration support, records updating and degree audit processing.

Liaises with multiple offices and departments to help resolve student issues.

Provides support for faculty in managing student questions and concerns.

Leads and manages student events including orientation, community building and administrative workshops and provides support for commencement.

Maintains records and files in accordance with state and college regulations.

In collaboration with the OASA Communications Assistant, ensures accurate and timely communication to all students around college, program and certification information.


Bachelor’s degree and four years’ related experience required.

Experience in teacher education, K-12 education, or higher education student support highly desirable.


Provides expert and/or specialized academic counseling a diverse student population.

  • Offers comprehensive advisement to full-time and part-time students

  • Works with other academic affairs staff as well as enrollment and student affairs to assist students to declare majors and select appropriate courses

  • Monitors students' performances and takes appropriate action if necessary; resolves students' problems regarding curricular requirements

  • Develops academic plans and performs graduation audits

  • Provides information to students regarding student support services, college policies and program procedures and guidelines

  • Facilitates workshops; assists with other department activities such as course scheduling

  • Establishes and maintains student advisement files; prepares activity reports and analyses

  • May supervise extramural activities, such as internships and community service; may assist with accreditation efforts as needed

  • May provide career and transfer services and/or specialized program counseling

  • May supervise junior advising and/or clerical staff

  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Job Title Name: Senior Academic Advisor


Higher Education Assistant




Salary commensurate with education and 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.


Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the application instructions. Please have your curriculum vitae/ resume and scholarly interest or cover letter with names and contact information of 3 references available to attach into the application before you begin. Please note that the required material must be uploaded as ONE document. The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format- and name of file should not exceed ten (10) characters – also DO NOT USE SYMBOLS (such as accents (é, è, (â, î or ô), ñ, ü, ï , –, _ or ç)).


Open until filled with review of applications to begin April 23, 2019.


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.




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Posted: 4/16/2019
Application Due: 7/1/2019
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