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CUNY Academic Advisor - CLIP Program in Bronx, New York

Job Title: Academic Advisor - CLIP Program

Job ID: 22235

Location: Hostos Community College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


The CUNY Language Immersion Program (CLIP) at Hostos Community College of the City University of New York is an intensive English as a Second Language (ESL) program for CUNY students who need to improve their academic English language skills. Students who have been accepted to any CUNY college can spend up to one year in the program. CLIP is offered on 9 CUNY campuses. Classes meet for five hours a day, five days a week, in a day or evening sessions. The Program serves 200-300 students per semester.

The CLIP Department at Hostos Community College seeks applications for an Academic Advisor, reporting to the Director, the successful candidate will perform the following:

  • Provide academic and college success advise, general guidance, coaching, mentoring and career exploration support

  • Monitors, evaluates, documents, and reports on students' academic participation and progress; ensures compliance with CLIP program guidelines, and coordinates records and files

  • Advocates for students, intervene with appropriate program support services and referrals to campus learning resources and/or University student development services

  • Checks-in regularly with the Program Director, Academic Advisor and Administrative Staff

  • Participates in campus and University meetings and training activities as needed

  • Participates in executing the programs daily operations and logistics

  • Helps support CLIP staff on student orientation days

  • Assists in recruiting and screening new CLIP applicants as needed

  • Refers students to campus resources as appropriate


Bachelor's Degree required.

The following qualifications are preferred:

  • Experience working with diverse populations

  • Strong written and interpersonal communication skills

  • Proactive and detail orientated with strong organizational skills

  • Ability to work effectively as an individual contributor and team member

  • Computer proficiency using standard academic, administrative and office software programs/applications, such as Microsoft Office

  • Proficiency with CUNYFirst, Degree Works and Hobsons

  • Availability to work evening and weekend hours when required


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 commensurate with education and experience up to $50,158.

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.


--CUNY Applicants Only--

Applicants must apply online by accessing their CUNYfirst account and navigate the following links: "Human Capital Management", "Self Service", Recruiting Activities", and "Careers".

Please attach resume, cover letter, and three professional references.


Open until filled with review of applications to begin March 1, 2021


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.