CUNY Academic ASAP Student Advisor - Thirteen Vacancies - Day (12); Evening/Weekend (1) 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.

Evening and weekend hours required.

We are seeking twelve (12) Day Student Advisor and one (1) Evening/Weekend Student Advisor. Please identify your preference in submission.


Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) in an appropriate discipline and four years related experience. The preferred candidate will have:

  • Strong understanding of the needs and challenges facing students from diverse urban backgrounds.

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team, within the department and with faculty and other administrators.

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

  • Ability to maintain accurate and detailed records of student activities.

  • Computer skills, particularly Microsoft Office (Access and Excel); and aptitude to learn new systems as needed.

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.


ASAP helps students earn their college degree as quickly as possible, by removing the financial, academic, and personal obstacles that many students confront. Key ASAP program features include a consolidated block schedule, cohorts by major, required full-time study and comprehensive advisement and career development services. Financial incentives include tuition waivers for financial aid eligible students, yearly textbook vouchers, and monthly MetroCards for all students. Further information is available at The ASAP Advisor is a member of an integrated College team providing individual academic, career and related support to an assigned group of college students as they progress through the program.

  • Delivers comprehensive advisement support services to an assigned group of students through degree completion

  • Conducts workshops and group advisement on topics of relevance and interest

  • Reviews student progress and tracks student use of academic support services

  • Conducts regular outreach to faculty and other college staff as needed to support student success

  • Maintains accurate tracking data and notes for each assigned student, recommending appropriate referrals and opportunity programs

  • Supports annual recruitment of students

  • Organizes periodic special events and programs for students, faculty and staff

  • Performs related duties as assigned.


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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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December 15, 2016


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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 ASAP Student Advisor - Thirteen Vacancies - Day (12); Evening/Weekend (1)

Job ID: 15962

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular