CUNY Academic Advisor - Academic Advisement Center in New York, New York

POSITION DETAILS

John Jay College of Criminal Justice, a senior college of the City University of New York (CUNY), is an internationally recognized leader in educating for justice, committed to the advancement of justice and just societies. It is a public liberal arts college that enriches the entire learning experience by highlighting themes of justice across the arts, sciences, humanities, and social sciences. Located steps from Lincoln Center at the cultural heart of New York City, the College offers bachelors and masters degrees and participates in the doctoral programs of the Graduate School of the City University of New York. John Jay College is also recognized for serving a broadly diverse student population. Under the leadership of its fourth president, Jeremy Travis, John Jay College has experienced unprecedented faculty hiring, an expansion of its curricular offerings, and the opening in 2011 of a new 600,000 square foot building complete with a black-box theatre, state-of-the-art lab space for students and faculty, a moot courtroom, and a variety of virtual learning settings. As evidenced by so many on-going developments, the College offers its many new faculty and staff the opportunity to shape the future of their institution.

John Jay College of Criminal Justice is seeking an Academic Advisor. Reporting to the Senior Director, Academic Advisor will perform the following duties in addition to the responsibilities listed in the CUNY Title Overview:

  • Disseminate information on John Jay college and CUNY policies and procedures.

  • Stay abreast of changing institutional information including admissions requirements, new programs, course changes, deadlines, important dates, costs, expanding facilities, updates in college-wide initiatives, transfer requirements, and state and federal mandates.

  • Participate in group and individual advisement and registration sessions for all new students (freshmen and transfer).

  • Work with a case load of students on academic probation to develop individualized academic plans.

  • Engage in professional development activities such as joining professional organizations, staying current with professional standards and literature, and building information technology skills to enhance work performance.

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's Degree required.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree in psychology, sociology, counseling or related field.

  • One or two years of direct advising experience with one or more of the following student populations preferred: transfer students, disabled students, or students in academic difficulty.

  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills are required.

  • Ability to effectively interact with a diverse faculty, staff and student population while representing the Academic Advising Center and the College to internal and external constituents is required.

CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW

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

CUNY TITLE

Assistant to HEO

FLSA

Exempt

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

$35,576 - $46,328 Salary subject to the new contract implementation, ($38,701- $50,397).

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.

HOW TO APPLY

If you are viewing the job posting on John Jay College website or in CUNYfirst, please select the "Apply Now" button. If you are viewing the job posting on any other website, please follow the instructions below:

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  • Search by Job Opening ID number 15948

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CLOSING DATE

Review of resumes to begin November 23, 2016. Posting closes on December 10, 2016.

JOB SEARCH CATEGORY

CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

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: John Jay College

Job Title: Academic Advisor - Academic Advisement Center

Job ID: 15948

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular