CUNY Academic ASAP Student Advisor in Brooklyn, New York
Job Title: Academic ASAP Student Advisor
Job ID: 20796
Location: NYC College of Technology
New York City College of Technology (City Tech) of the City University of New York (CUNY) is a comprehensive college of over 17,000 students in downtown Brooklyn, offering associate and baccalaureate degree in technology and health related degree programs, other career-oriented degrees and liberal arts transfer degrees in its Schools of Arts and Sciences, Technology and Design, and Professional Studies. We are the largest public college of technology in New York State and exceptional in that we go beyond traditional class offerings to create a high-tech, hands-on educational experience for our students, to prepare them for a rapidly changing world. For the last five years City Tech has been among the leaders in the diversity of the students it serves among all Comprehensive Colleges/Bachelor’s (North) in the annual survey by U.S. News and World Report. Students and faculty are from more than 120 countries and speak more than 85 languages, with many students the first in their families to attend college.
Reporting to the Academic ASAP Advising Manager, the Academic ASAP Student Advisors are members 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. With the goal of graduating at least 50% of students within three years.
Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) in an appropriate discipline and four years related experience.
The preferred candidate will have:
- Strong academic advisement skills
-Experience with student advisement and caseload management strongly desirable
-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.
Understanding of Financial Aid implications on advisement
Experience or familiarity with STEM-related programs is desirable
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Familiarity with Student Development Theory
Knowledge of CUNYFirst (PeopleSoft) is desirable
Willingness to work evenings and weekends as needed
CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW
Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (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 MetroCards for all students. Further information is available at www.cuny.edu/ASAP.
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.
Higher Education Assistant
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
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.
Salary range: $49,193 - $61,593 commensurate with experience
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 should provide a resume and cover letter.
Open until filled with review of resumes to begin on or after July 24, 2019.
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.