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C-STEP Advisor - Grant-Funded (PT)

Mohawk Valley Community College
Utica, NY

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C-STEP Advisor - Grant-Funded (PT)

Salary: $22.00 per hour

This is a grant-funded position. Grant-funded positions expire either at the end of the stated term or whenever funding for the position ceases.

Mohawk Valley Community College provides accessible, high-quality educational opportunities to meet the diverse needs of our students. We are the community’s college, committed to student success through partnerships, transfer and career pathways, and personal enrichment.

The College is looking for exceptional colleagues to join the MVCC community. We are currently seeking a part-time C-STEP Advisor in our Student Life Division. The Collegiate Science Technology Entry Program C-STEP Advisor is responsible for assisting students with their goalplanning and assessments; academic advisement, program instruction and learningoutcomes. As such, the C-STEP Advisor is expected to model the way, inspire confidenceand encourage excellence of Mohawk Valley Community College. Equally important,assist with the creation and facilitation of enrichment activities in the C-StepLab as outlined by the program.

Key responsibilities for this position include:

  • Reviews student progress and tracks student use of academic support services; in addition to adjusting prescribed pathway as needs emerge;
  • Consults with faculty to align efforts and assess progress in all courses in which the students are enrolled;
  • Assists in the development of student internships, research projects and other specialized programs within the community;
  • Maintains accurate tracking data and notes for each assigned student, recommending appropriate referrals and opportunity programs;
  • Attends college visits, other off campus events; in addition to working evenings and weekends as needed;
  • Supports annual recruitment of students;
  • Other duties as assigned by the C-STEP Specialist.
The successful candidate will have knowledge and experience with student development, learning styles and strategies, tutoring and specialized workshops. Must be available to work up to 29 hours per week, Monday through Friday between the hours of 1:00pm to 6:00pm as well as some Saturdays during the semester.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and independently with students

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree
  • Community college engagement/tutoring experience

Special Instructions to Applicants: Official academic transcripts required upon hire.

Review Start Date: 8/22/2022

Mohawk Valley Community College is an Affirmative Action,Equal Opportunity Employer deeply committed to a community of excellence,equity, and diversity. MVCC maintains an inclusive learning environment inwhich students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities,governance, and all other aspects of campus life reflect a diverse,multi-cultural, and global worldview. We value the many similarities anddifferences among individuals and groups. We are committed to preparingstudents to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in a world made up ofpeople with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, military backgrounds,religious beliefs, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, differentabilities, sexual orientations and gender identities. All qualified applicantswill receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran statusor on the basis of disability.


Mohawk Valley Community College has more than 800 full-time and part-time employees at our campuses in Utica and Rome, NY. We are located in the Central New York region at the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains between Syracuse and Albany, NY in Oneida County.

Founded in 1946 as one of the first community colleges in New York State, MVCC is one of 64 campuses that are part of the State University of New York.

The College offers about 100 transfer and career technical programs, including liberal arts and sciences, healthcare, engineering technologies, trades, engineering science, business, human services and fine arts. A diverse institution with a global view, MVCC offers career, transfer, and transitional education, programs for personal and cultural enrichment, and supports community and economic development.

Interested candidates will find competitive salaries and outstanding benefits along with an enriched, collaborative work environment that is based on excellence in teaching and student service, employee success with continued contributions, and commitment to our surrounding communities.

Mohawk Valley Community College does not discriminate.  MVCC is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  MVCC is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment, and access to services, programs, and activities, without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, or criminal conviction.

Employees, students, applicants, or other members of the College community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law, or treated adversely or retaliated against based upon a protected characteristic.

The College's policy is in accordance with federal and state laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination and harassment. These laws include the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as Amended by the Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972, and the New York State Human Rights Law. These laws prohibit discrimination and harassment, including sexual harassment and sexual violence.

Inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and other laws, regulations and policies prohibiting discrimination may be directed to the Executive Director of Human Resources.

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