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CUNY Academic/Career Advisor (aHEO), CUNY Inclusive Economy Initiative -Chemistry in Bronx, New York

Academic/Career Advisor (aHEO), CUNY Inclusive Economy Initiative -Chemistry

Job ID

25888

Location

Lehman College

Full/Part Time

Full-Time

Regular/Temporary

Regular

POSITION DETAILS

The Office of Careers & Industry Partnerships (OCIP) at the City University of New York seeks Academic Career Advisors to create career pathways and expand employment opportunities for students in New York’s emerging industries. Academic Career Advisor will work with Industry Specialists to support a cohort of undergraduate students, connecting them with relevant internship or full-time opportunities in a selected industry.

Academic Career Advisor under the title of Assistant to Higher Education Officer (aHEO) will serve as the internal departmental career advisor for students seeking careers in areas of climate resilience. This position will be housed in the Department of Computer Science at Lehman College, City University of New York. The Academic Career Advisor will be part of team of advisors and industry specialists working to create career pathways and expand employment opportunities for students in New York’s emerging industries. The Academic Career Advisors in Health will report directly to the Chair of the Department of Computer Science and will collaborate with faculty to oversee a cohort of 200 or more students per year across five departments. This position is funded through June 2024 and subject to renewal.

Build a community:

• Provide both group and 1:1 activity designed to help students identify career goals, academic courses, and goal-oriented career opportunities

• Develop your cohort’s identity as a peer network

• Help students plan for internships and other opportunities to build their experience in and exposure to workplaces

• Assess students’ professional abilities and development at several points throughout the cohort.

Establish a Peer Network:

• Participate in CUNY-wide professional development and mentoring

• Collaborate between academic/career advisors and academic departments on insights from employers that might influence curricula and individual student progress.

Create Pathways:

• Identify barriers to student success within areas of study related to career goals

• Share information on student needs and connect them to supportive services and campus resources

• Expand student exposure to careers and the courses needed to prepare for them

• Coordinate programs to enhance job-seeking skills.

Portfolio Management:

• Create plans for your cohort’s structure of programs, assessments, advising and referral activities

• Track progress, challenges and outcomes using state-of-the-art technology to measure success and make adjustments in real-time

CAMPUS SPECIFIC POSITION DETAILS

The Department of Chemistry is currently housed in the School of Natural Science and Social Science (NSS). The Department of Chemistrywill focus on sectors related to basic science of climate resilience and will serve majors in STEM , particularly the interdisciplinary program in Anthropology/Biology/Chemistry, Biological Science, Chemistry, and Environmental Sciences. The number of majors in this category is over 800.

The Lehman College campus is located in the Bronx, New York and is a Senior College within the City University of New York (CUNY) system. Lehman is a four-year public college in the Bronx and is recognized as a Hispanic-serving Institution. The college serves mainly undergraduate students preparing them for employment, the professions and further study. Climate, health, and technology are industries with the highest job growth potential from 2020-2030 (BLS: Employment Projections 2020). These sectors are aligned with our current academic tracks. The combination of these disciplines provides a “bench to bedside approach” where students in Healthcare, STEM, and Computer Science majors are exposed to theory and laboratory concepts that prepare them for an internship to gain experience in a real-world work environment, which will lead to good paying jobs.

VACCINE REQUIREMENT

Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment.

About CUNY & OCIP

The City University of New York (CUNY) is the nation’s largest urban public university and serves 275,000 degree- seeking students and 200,000 non-degree students across 25 campuses. The Office of Careers and Industry Partnerships (OCIP) at CUNY is responsible for mobilizing the university’s unparalleled scale, assets and diverse talent to fuel inclusive economic prosperity.

OCIP is working to ensure that 1) CUNY graduates can launch or advance in sustaining careers of their choosing at salaries equivalent to their peers, 2) businesses can turn to CUNY to find the talent, services, and expertise they need to thrive, 3) faculty and staff come and stay at CUNY because the impact they can have on students’ career trajectory is unparalleled and recognized, and 4) sustainable funding streams support proven interventions for bolstering student career success today and for years to come.

We encourage you to visit our job site at to learn more about this position and apply.

To learn more about The Office of Careers & Industry Partnerships at CUNY, please visit: https://www.cuny.edu/about/administration/offices/ocip/

QUALIFICATIONS

A baccalaureate degree is required.

We seek motivated, flexible and resourceful people who can gain the confidence of others in an advising environment and execute successful programs. You may have skills or experience including:

  • Coursework or training related to adult development, including career development

  • Academic or career advising and/or coaching

  • Providing job-related services and adult basic skills training

  • Understanding of academic programs, majors, and methods to assure students’ successful progress

  • Understanding the needs and practices of employers in recruitment and selection

  • Comfort with technology to track programs and projects.

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

$81,712 - $86,188

Salaries are commensurate with education and relevant experience and are subject to the Professional Staff Congress-CUNY salary schedule (http://www.psc-cuny.org/contract/psc-cuny-contract-salary-schedule).

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

Visit www.cuny.edu, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title. Select "Apply Now" and provide the requested information.

Candidates must attach a resume, and cover letter, and three professional references (name, title, organization, and contact information).

For technical issues:

Contact the service desk by email: service.desk@cuny.edu. If you can, provide screenshots. Please do not provide your User Account password; it is not needed to investigate any issue.

For other questions:

For questions about the content of any job posting, please contact the Human Resources department: human.resources@lehman.cuny.edu

CLOSING DATE

The review of resumes is to begin immediately and continue through early December.

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.

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