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CUNY Academic Senior Advisor in Bronx, New York

Job Title: Academic Senior Advisor

Job ID: 20572

Location: Lehman College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


Lehman College is the only senior college of The City University of New York (CUNY) located in the Bronx. A federally-designated Hispanic Serving Institution, Lehman serves a diverse population of more than 14,000 undergraduate and graduate students.

Lehman College invites applications for a Senior Academic Advisor within the Office of Academic Advisement. Additional duties include:

• Advises students on academic issues with respect to curriculum and general education requirements, selection of major and minor areas, and academic standards including those for retention and probation.

• Evaluates student records to certify progress toward graduation and conduct preliminary graduation audits with regard to general education requirements.

• Serves as a resource to students with regard to academic policies and standards, grading policies, and various appeal processes.

• Refers students to other campus support services when appropriate.

• Assists Director with various departmental projects, as needed.

• Consults with faculty and staff of other administrative offices on academic matters.

• Designs and implements targeted communication solutions to support the advisement and registration process for new and continuing transfer students.

• Monitors enrollment data and modifies communication strategies accordingly.

• Tracks and utilizes data from the office’s scheduling system to increase office efficiency.

May work evenings/weekends.


  • Bachelor's degree and four years' related experience required. Master's degree preferred.

  • Knowledge of PeopleSoft, DegreeWorks and Microsoft Office.

  • Experience with CRM solutions, data utilization and analysis, and EAB strongly preferred.


Provides expert and/or specialized academic counseling a diverse student population.

  • Offers comprehensive advisement to full-time and part-time students

  • Works with other academic affairs staff as well as enrollment and student affairs to assist students to declare majors and select appropriate courses

  • Monitors students' performances and takes appropriate action if necessary; resolves students' problems regarding curricular requirements

  • Develops academic plans and performs graduation audits

  • Provides information to students regarding student support services, college policies and program procedures and guidelines

  • Facilitates workshops; assists with other department activities such as course scheduling

  • Establishes and maintains student advisement files; prepares activity reports and analyses

  • May supervise extramural activities, such as internships and community service; may assist with accreditation efforts as needed

  • May provide career and transfer services and/or specialized program counseling

  • May supervise junior advising and/or clerical staff

  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Job Title Name: Senior Academic Advisor


Higher Education Assistant




$47,340 - $61,593

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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June 3, 2019


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.