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CUNY Academic SEEK Student Support Specialist in New York, New York

Job Title: Academic SEEK Student Support Specialist

Job ID: 22592

Location: Baruch College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

POSITION DETAILS

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Baruch College invites applications for the Academic SEEK Student Support Specialist position. This position reports to the SEEK Academic Program Director.

The successful candidate for this position can expect to perform these additional duties:

  • Provide personal, career and educational advising to individuals and groups; maintain student files and contact data.

  • Assess students' academic, personal and career development needs.

  • Assist students in setting goals and priorities for success.

  • Provide information regarding College policies, procedures, requirements and major offerings. • Monitor student utilization of SEEK program services and academic performance.

  • Lead freshman seminar course.

  • Participate in program planning and assessment. Prepare periodic reports.

  • Provide consultation services to instructional and administrative colleagues regarding students with personal and academic difficulties.

  • Conduct special topics workshops (e.g.,probation, stress reduction, time management, health relationships, etc.).

  • Participate on college-wide committees, as appropriate.

  • Provide support to the Program Coordinator in carrying out his/her duties

QUALIFICATIONS

A Master's degree in counseling, social work, or psychology and two years' related experience. Other related master's degrees can be considered.

Note: this is not a mental health counselor/practitioner position and is not responsible for providing psychological counseling.

CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW

Provides educational programs, academic advice, and assistance to SEEK students. SEEK (Search for Education, Elevation, and Knowledge) is a higher education opportunity program established at the senior CUNY colleges to provide comprehensive academic support to assist capable students who otherwise might not be able to attend college.

  • Provides advice to students covering academic, social, career, and related issues, making appropriate referrals as needed

  • Determines areas of need and develops and teaches orientation programs, seminars, student workshops, and other activities

  • Develops academic interventions related to student academic status and success

  • Reports on activities and outcomes, assisting with report-writing and data collection

  • Collaborates with academic and student support departments to ensure students are utilizing available services and programming

  • Performs related duties as assigned.

CUNY TITLE

Higher Education Assistant

FLSA

Exempt

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

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.

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.

Please upload a resume and cover letter. Incomplete application packages will not be considered

CLOSING DATE

August 9, 2021

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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