CUNY Academic Advisor (aHEO) - ASAP - Four Vacancies - Day (2); Evening/Weekend (2) in New York, New York


Borough of Manhattan Community College seeks an experienced individual who has the ability to work independently and as part of a successful team serving a diverse student population in an urban setting. The ideal candidate will provide a supportive environment and have the ability to easily build rapport and professional relationships with students, staff and the college community.

Reporting to the Director of Academic Advisement and 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.

Including the CUNY Title Overview, responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

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

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

  • Assist with the delivery of transfer information sessions;

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

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

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

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

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

Evening and weekend hours required. We are seeking two (2) Day Advisors and two (2) Evening/Weekend Advisors. Please identify your preference in your submission.


Bachelor's Degree required.

The ideal candidate will also have:

  • Experience advising community college students.

  • Ability to communicate program requirements effectively to students.

  • Excellent written and communication skills.

  • Experience working in special programs and/or with a cohort model.

  • Strong organization, project management, communication, and facilitation skills.


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




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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December 15, 2016.


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 (aHEO) - ASAP - Four Vacancies - Day (2); Evening/Weekend (2)

Job ID: 15959

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular