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CUNY ACE Academic Advisor in Brooklyn, New York

ACE Academic Advisor

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NYC College of Technology

Full/Part Time




New York City College of Technology (City Tech), an associate and baccalaureate degree granting institution located in downtown Brooklyn, awards career-oriented degrees in the sciences, business, technology and allied health fields, as well as liberal arts transfer degrees, welcomes resumes for the position of ACE Academic Advisor. Visit for more information.

City Tech’s ACE (Accelerate-Complete-Engage) program is a comprehensive program designed to help students complete their academic journey to the bachelor’s degree over four years by providing participants with a clearly mapped program of study and comprehensive academic advisement and career support services. Reporting to the ACE Director at City Tech, the ACE Academic Advisor is a member of an integrated college team providing individual academic and personal support to an assigned group of City Tech students as they progress through the ACE program.

In addition to the CUNY Title Overview, primary duties will include:

  • Deliver comprehensive advisement services to an assigned group of students through degree completion;

  • Conduct or support delivery of weekly student seminars on issues of importance to students;

  • Review student progress and track student use of academic support services;

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

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

  • Support annual recruitment of new students into the program;

  • Organize periodic special events and programs for students, faculty and staff; and

  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the ACE Director.


Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in an appropriate discipline and four years related experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree (Master’s degree can be substituted for up to two years of required related experience.)

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

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

  • Strong organizational, project management, communication, and facilitation skills

  • Ability to maintain accurate and detailed records of student activities

  • Strong academic advisement skills

  • Understanding of Financial Aid implications on advisement

  • Willingness to work evenings and weekends as needed

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite, and aptitude to learn new systems as needed.

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.


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




$55,340 - $63,382

Salary commensurate with education and experience.

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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Candidates should provide a resume and cover letter.


Open until filled with review of resumes to begin July 5, 2022.


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.