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

POSITION DETAILS

ABOUT JOHN JAY COLLEGE John Jay College of Criminal Justice is a senior college of the City University of New York (CUNY) led by President Karol V. Mason and located steps from Lincoln Center at the cultural heart of New York City. John Jay is an internationally recognized leader in educating for justice and committed to the advancement of justice and just societies around the world. John Jay is an Hispanic-serving institution; it is ranked third in the nation in black student success and is a top ten institution for promoting student social mobility. John Jay is proud to serve a diverse and dynamic student body that includes nearly fifty percent students who are first in their family to attend college as well as students who are immigrants, from low-income families, or from other historically underrepresented groups.

Founded in 1964, John Jay College is known for preparing its 15,000 students to serve the public interest as ethical leaders and engaged citizens. A public liberal arts institution offering bachelors and master’s degrees and participating in the doctoral programs of the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, the College offers traditional criminal justice-related programs and a robust portfolio of liberal arts and sciences programs. These highlight themes of justice across the arts, sciences, humanities, and social sciences. Students can choose from 31 majors, 13 master's degree programs, and two doctoral programs. John Jay College seeks faculty members who thrive in multicultural academic environments and are committed to access and excellence in higher education.

POSITION OVERVIEW The Academic SEEK Student Support Specialist reports directly to the Director of the Percy Sutton SEEK Department. In addition to the general duties, the Academic SEEK Student Support Specialist will be responsible for:

  • Use Advisor Trac to schedule appointments, collect data and generate reports.

  • Teach a SEEK freshman seminar course.

  • Contribute and develop programs to increase retention and graduation of students.

  • Administer assessment instruments and evaluate results.

  • Manage and implement academic probation support and early alert programs.

  • Serve on College-wide and University-wide committees.

  • Attend department meetings and events.

  • Provide consultation to faculty, staff and administrators on programs to improve student performance and retention.

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

$56,528 - $78,477

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

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CLOSING DATE

Review of resumes to begin November 13, 2018. Posting closes on November 27, 2018.

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.

Job Title: Academic SEEK Student Support Specialist

Job ID: 19686

Location: John Jay College

Regular/Temporary: Regular