Academic Advisor - Academic Advisement

Location
New York City, New York (Manhattan) County
Posted
Apr 06, 2014
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Academic Advising
The City University of New York (CUNY) is the nation's leading urban public university serving more than 480,000 students in a wide range of educational programs at 24 colleges and institutions in New York City.
Job ID: 9699

Regular/Temporary: Regular

GENERAL DUTIES

Provides academic counseling and planning services to a diverse student population.

- Assists students with clarifying values and goals; counsels students regarding educational options, requirements, policies and procedures. 

- Offers academic and personal support to guide students through the course selection process

- Provides students with effective and timely referral to other college and external support services 

- Monitors and evaluates students' educational progress by conducting academic progress audits

- Establishes and maintains student files, databases and records; prepares activity reports and analyses

- May specialize in providing advice on specific programs or to specific student groups

- Performs related duties as assigned.


Job Title Name: Academic Advisor

CONTRACT TITLE

Assistant to HEO

FLSA

Exempt

CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION

Reporting to the Director of Academic Advisement, the Academic Advisor will also:
- Utilize current CUNY Technology such as DegreeWorks, CUNYfirst and TIPPS to enhance the quality of the advisement program.
- Assist with updating the college catalog and other printed materials.
- Assist with training faculty and staff on the use of advising technologies.
- Schedule ongoing advisement sessions and attend off-campus meetings as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's Degree required.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

The following qualifications are preferred:
- Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills to work with faculty, administrators, and students
- Strong communication skills with problem-solving and multitasking capabilities
- Experience with student information systems, student counseling, and advanced computer skills including Microsoft Office
- Availability to work extended hours (when needed) during peak advising periods
- Commitment to student learning, developmental advising protocols, academic success, and personal development
- Ability to comprehend and articulate various programs, policies, and procedures

COMPENSATION

$35,576 - $41,623

BENEFITS

CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans.  Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.

HOW TO APPLY

Applicants must apply online by accessing the CUNYw website at www.cuny.edu and navigating to the following links: "Employment" and "Search Job Postings".

Please attach resume, cover letter, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references.

CLOSING DATE

April 13, 2014 (Search Reopened)

JOB SEARCH CATEGORY

CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

We are committed to enhancing our diverse academic community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply.  We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion. EO/AA Employer.PI75357811