CUNY Academic Advisor (9 Vacancies) in New York, New York


BMCC is a college that is alive with ideas and innovation, and supportive of the innate human striving for self-improvement. We offer opportunity to those students who desire it and wish to strive for it.

BMCC reflects the best of downtown Manhattan: the culture of Tribeca, the vibrancy of Wall Street, and the promise of the Statue of Liberty. New York City is exciting and dynamic, and as a BMCC student, you become an integral part of the community.

Our students come from the New York City area, and all over the world. An international college, BMCC has students from over 155 countries, who speak a variety of languages. We are one of the most unique community colleges in the country. Explore our Web site to learn what BMCC can offer you.

Reporting to the Director of Academic Advisement & Transfer or her designee, the successful candidate will work with the Student Services area, including Registrar and Testing; deliver and coordinate academic advisement and transfer services to a diverse urban community college population; and work with a large number of students on an individual and group basis.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Assist students with interpreting their CUNY placement scores and the remedial course sequence;

  • Assist with the delivery of transfer information sessions;

  • Conduct seminars and workshops on topics such as Liberal Arts Careers, Time Management, Preparing for Transfer, etc.;

  • Coordinate trips to senior colleges for students looking to transfer;

  • Initially meet with students and refer them to appropriate support services if necessary;

  • Provide academic and transfer advisement, using various media (including e-advisement);

  • Provide academic audits for students preparing to apply for graduation; and

  • Work closely with Admissions’ and Registrar’s Offices on recruitment and retention projects.

Evening and/or weekend hours are required.


Bachelor's Degree required.

Two years of higher education and/or academic advising experience with a diverse student population preferred. Excellent interpersonal, organizational, communications and analytical skills are essential. Proficiency in Microsoft suite.


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


Assistant to HEO




Salary: $38,701 - $43,653

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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February 27, 2017


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.

Location: Borough of Manhattan CC

Job Title: Academic Advisor (9 Vacancies)

Job ID: 16285

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular