• Academic Advisor - Senior and Graduation Support, College of Arts and Science

    Posting Number 2018-4863
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(7/27/2018 5:01 PM)
    Location : Location
    US-NY-New York
    Department
    CAS Advising Operations
    School/Division
    Faculty of Arts and Science (FAS) (AS1111)
    Compensation Grade
    Band 52
    Union
    N/A
    FT/PT
    Full-Time
    Category
    Student Services/Athletics
  • Position Summary

    The College of Arts and Science is seeking a dynamic Academic Advisor to join their team. This individual will report to the Associate Director of the Advising Center who is charged with providing support to students in their final year who are preparing to graduate. Working closely with the College Cohort Program team, they will conduct assessments and create innovative support programs and services addressing the needs of seniors. Utilizing data regarding persistence and graduation rates, the person in this position will help identify students who may be at risk of not completing the degree and conduct intensive outreach and assistance efforts to help students cross the finish line. Advise and counsel a significant cohort of first-year students, serving as the primary advisor until they declare their major, and remaining as a support and resource person throughout their undergraduate career. Provide overview of curriculum, policies and procedures. Assist with program development and implementation of one of the College's comprehensive academic support programs (e.g. First-Year/Freshman and Transfer Orientation and Advising; Sophomore Cohort President development and selection; Second-year class activities & programming; etc.) to ensure it meets the current needs of students. Analyze data received through student inquiries, market research, and input and recommend new programs and courses to meet changing needs. Assist in the implementation of marketing events to recruit students for admissions into College's Programs, including developing information sessions and open houses, and attending university-wide and external events. Serve as liaison with faculty and other University personnel, and representing the Dean and the College to internal and external constituencies.

    Qualifications

    Required Education:
    Bachelor's degree.

    Preferred Education:
    MA in higher education/student affairs strongly preferred.

    Required Experience:
    2-3 years experience in counseling, advising, student services, program development or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Preferred Experience:
    Experience in an academic environment, orientation, transition programs and sophomore programming.

    Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
    Ability to interpret and communicate policies to individuals at all levels. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

    Additional Information

    EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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