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CUNY Transfer Academic Advisor - Academic Advisement Center - Revised* in New York, New York

Transfer Academic Advisor - Academic Advisement Center - Revised*

Job ID

25071

Location

John Jay College

Full/Part Time

Regular/Temporary

Regular

POSITION DETAILS

ABOUT JOHN JAY COLLEGE

John Jay College of Criminal Justice is a senior college of the City University of New York (CUNY) and an internationally recognized leader in educating for justice. Led by President Karol V. Mason, John Jay is a federally designated Hispanic-serving institution, it is ranked third in the nation in Black student success, and it is a top ten institution for promoting student social mobility. John Jay is proud to serve a diverse and dynamic student body of 15,000 students 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 in higher education.

The College participates in the doctoral programs of the Graduate Center of CUNY, and offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees both in traditional criminal justice-related fields of study as well as in a robust portfolio of liberal arts and sciences programs that highlight themes of justice across the arts, sciences, humanities, and social sciences. The College seeks staff and faculty members who thrive in multicultural academic environments and are committed to access and excellence in higher education.

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Transfer Academic Advisor will report to the to the Senior Transfer Academic Advisor - CUNY Justice Academy on the Transfer Advisement Team.

This position will perform the following duties in addition to the responsibilities listed in the CUNY Title Overview:

  • Participate in group and individual advisement and registration sessions for all new freshman and transfer students including CUNY Justice Academy students.

  • Work with a case load of students on academic probation to develop individualized academic plans.

  • Advise CUNY Justice Academy (CJA) students at select partner campuses on transition requirements, transfer credit equivalencies, and selection of courses.

  • Disseminate information on John Jay college and CUNY policies and procedures.

  • Serve as information resource on Justice Academy policies and procedures for students, faculty and staff at partner campuses.

  • Co-facilitate Justice Academy events with community college and John Jay partners.

  • Maintain student transition tracking databases and CJA advising email account.

  • Participate in cross-training on data reporting and transition cycle processes on CUNYfirst.

  • Stay abreast of changing institutional information including admissions requirements, new programs, course changes, deadlines, important dates, costs, expanding facilities, updates in college-wide initiatives, transfer requirements, and state and federal mandates.

  • Engage in professional development activities such as joining professional organizations, staying current with professional standards and literature, and building information technology skills to enhance work performance.

Until further notice, this is a hybrid position, eligible to work remotely and work in the office, and this position is based in New York, NY.

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.

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's Degree required.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree in psychology, sociology, counseling or related field

  • One or two years of direct advising experience with one or more of the following student populations preferred: transfer students, disabled students, or students in academic difficulty

  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills are required

  • Ability to effectively interact with a diverse faculty, staff and student population while representing the Academic Advising Center and the College to internal and external constituents is required.

CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW

Provides academic counseling and planning services to a diverse student population.

  • Assists students with clarifying values and goals; counsels students regarding educational options, requirements, policies and procedures.

  • Offers academic and personal support to guide students through the course selection process

  • Provides students with effective and timely referral to other college and external support services

  • Monitors and evaluates students' educational progress by conducting academic progress audits

  • 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.

Job Title Name: Academic Advisor

CUNY TITLE

Assistant to HEO

FLSA

Exempt

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

$43,520- $59,189.

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

If you are viewing the job posting on John Jay College website or in CUNYfirst, please select the "Apply Now" button. If you are viewing the job posting on any other website, please follow the instructions below:

  • Go to www.cuny.edu and click on "Employment"

  • Click "Search job listing"

  • Click on "More options to search for CUNY jobs"

  • Search by Job Opening ID number 25071

  • Click on the "Apply Now" and follow the instructions

*Once you have registered or logged in with your user name and password, upload your cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references as one document.

CLOSING DATE

Review of resumes to begin September 16, 2022.

Posting closes on September 30, 2022.

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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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