: School of Social and Behavioral SciencesLocations:
: Various SUNY Empire Regional Locations, NYPosted:
: Dec 7, 2021Closes:
: Open Until FilledType:
: Full-timePosition ID:
About SUNY Empire State College:
SUNY Empire State College was established in 1971 by Dr. Ernest Boyer as a distinctive statewide institution focused on innovative, nontraditional teaching and learning.
SUNY Empire is part of the State University of New York system and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. With headquarters in Saratoga Springs, New York, SUNY Empire primarily serves working adults pursuing associate, bachelor's and master's degrees online and onsite at locations in every region of the state and abroad.
The college's 51-year commitment to flexible, individualized learning is represented by faculty mentors who guide students throughout their academic studies, the ability for students to build individualized degree plans, the award of credit for learning gained from life and work experience, world-class academic and social student-support communities, and flexible course delivery methods that meet students' diverse learning preferences. The college boasts more than 92,000 successful alumni and partners with nearly 17,000 students each year who want to expand their personal and professional horizons.
SUNY Empire State College is committed to creating a multicultural, inclusive academic and work environment. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. We believe that a diverse faculty is critical to academic excellence and prepares students to live and work in an increasingly global world.
We are pleased to offer our employees a generous compensation and benefits package. We also offer professional-development activities for professionals and support staff, as well as faculty-development opportunities that encourage pursuit of disciplinary and community-focused research, scholarship of teaching and learning, and leadership development. Faculty-development opportunities include our annual Fall Academic Conference and the annual Institute on Mentoring, Teaching and Learning.
SUNY Empire State College seeks a Pre-enrollment Advisor (State title: Academic Advisor) to work with students to plan individualized degrees in the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Pre-enrollment Advisors work closely with students to develop an associate and/or bachelor's degree that are built around the student's academic, professional, and intellectual goals. SUNY Empire's non-traditional students often come to the college with transfer credit, and other creditable prior college-level learning. The successful candidate will mentor students through degree planning and prior learning assessment processes. A portion of the responsibilities associated with the position will include working as part of a larger Pre-enrollment Advising team to staff the college's Advising Center. Coordination of mentoring and advising approaches within the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, in collaboration with faculty mentors and the school's dean, will also be expected.
The successful candidate will be student-focused, organized, and detail-oriented. Some work from home may be possible, but a consistent presence in the office and at college and School of Social and Behavioral Sciences meetings is expected.
- Master's Degree from a regionally accredited US university or comparable non-US university
- Excellent and effective communication and organizational skills
- Ability to work within a collaborative academic environment
- Desire and skills to engage with a diverse student body
- Experience advising and/or mentoring students at the college level
- Graduate degree in one of the academic areas served by the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences
- Knowledge of adult learning, learning technologies and online pedagogies
- Experience with computer databases and web-based communications platforms
- Previous college teaching experience, preferably in one of the academic disciplines offered in the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences
- Occasional travel will be required to fulfill department, School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, and other college-wide commitments
- Regular involvement in governance and committee work is expected
- VISA sponsorship is not available for this position
Empire State College is an EOE employer.
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