CUNY Academic Advisor (2 positions) in Brooklyn, New York


Kingsborough Community College is seeking two Academic Advisors who will report to the Director of Academic Advisement.Working closely with the Academic Department Chair and Director of Liberal Arts, provides expert and/or specialized academic advisement counseling to a diverse student population.

Typical duties include but are not limited to:

  • Offer comprehensive advisement counseling to continuing Liberal Arts students, including those students who are pursuing allied health career programs (ie. Pre-Clinical Nursing).

  • Advise students on developmental and departmental course sequencing, academic planning, college policies, program procedures/guidelines and student support services.

  • Develop academic plans, perform unofficial graduation audits and monitor student progress towards successful degree completion.

  • Monitor student performance and take appropriate action, when necessary, to resolve academic issues regarding degree requirements.

  • Serve as a Liberal Arts academic information resource for other areas of the College.

  • Facilitate specialized workshops for continuing students regarding academic advisement and registration issues.

  • Maintain student advisement files and track advisement activity.

  • May provide career and transfer information and/or specialized program advisement.

  • Support and provide advisement services throughout all registration periods, including first time freshmen and new transfer in-person registrations.


Bachelor's Degree required.

College level advisement experience preferred. The preferred candidate will have experience working with a diverse college student population, and the ability to work independently and carry out assignments.


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


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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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March 6, 2017


CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional


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Location: Kingsborough Community College

Job Title: Academic Advisor (2 positions)

Job ID: 16332

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular