CUNY EOC Academic Advisor - Brooklyn Educational Opportunity Center in Brooklyn, New York


The State University of New York, Brooklyn Educational Opportunity Center, provides tuition free academic and workforce development training to eligible New York State residents, providing a pathway to lifelong learning, college access and economic self-sufficiency.

Under supervision of the Student Services Director or designee, and located in the Advisement Center, the Student Advisor for the College Connections Initiative advises students in the College Preparation program and assists students in career and academic programs to connect to a college pathway.

In addition to the CUNY Title Overview, responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provide academic and career advisement to students enrolled in the College Preparation program

  • Advise students enrolled in non-college prep programs on preparing and planning for college

  • Provide workshops and seminars on the college application process

  • Assist with planning for college fairs, college tours, etc.

  • Review program requirements and EOC policies and procedures with applicants and students in individual or group settings

  • Assist students with developing life skills, setting educational goals and reviewing career options

  • Work closely with instructors and other staff to support the development of student success strategies

  • Maintain student files, databases and records. Track student placement and prepare activity reports

  • Assist with EOC outreach and provide College Connections information to community

Work a flexible schedule – day and evening hours


Bachelor's degree required.


  • Experience advising non-traditional students and those with academic deficits and life challenges.

  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills and a customer-service orientation

  • Ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, students and external constituents.

  • Proficiency in MS Office, and experience with academic or career advising software


Provides academic advisement and planning services to a diverse student population within an Educational Opportunity Center (EOC).

  • Assists students with clarifying values and goals, discussing educational options, requirements, policies and procedures; offers academic and personal support

  • Provides effective and timely referrals to other support services

  • Monitors and evaluates student progress

  • 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.


EOC Assistant to HEO




$39,282 to $51,153. 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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Resume and cover letter must be attached.


Candidate considerations until position filled. Review of resumes begins October 1, 2018.


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.

Job Title: EOC Academic Advisor - Brooklyn Educational Opportunity Center

Job ID: 19379

Location: NYC College of Technology

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular