Borough of Manhattan Community College seeks an experienced individual who has the ability to work independently and as part of a successful BMCC Learning Academy team that serves a diverse student population. The BMCC Learning Academy offers students an integrated and comprehensive system of support from the point of admission to graduation and transfer. The key program features include individualized advisement, success seminars, high impact activities, career building skills and experiences, and connection to faculty, student support services, and campus resources. Further information is available at: http://www.bmcc.cuny.edu/learningacademy/.
Reporting to the Director of the BMCC Learning Academy or her designee, the successful candidate???s central responsibilities will include:
Provide cohort-based academic advisement and caseload management for students, especially in health-related majors.
Conduct weekly seminars and workshops on topics such as transitioning to college, career mapping, and preparing for transfer.
Continuously monitor and support student academic progress, referring students to appropriate support services. Monitor and respond to StarFish retention flags.
Establish and maintain student files, databases and records. Know and maintain ongoing knowledge of academic curricula. Maintain advisor caseloads, scheduling, and ensure integrity of BLA advisement.
Collaborate and maintain strong relationships with campus offices. Collaborate with BMCC faculty to provide students with additional support and high impact activities.
Prepare cohort enrollment and retention reports. Work collaboratively with student support services including, tutoring, mentoring, academic advisement, counseling, career services and financial aid.
Assist with supervising, training, and professional development related to junior advising staff.
Lead programmatic projects (e.g. peer leaders, Orientation, probation initiatives, transfer events).
Collaborate with various departments on campus and sits on interdepartmental committees when needed.
Bachelor???s degree and four years' related experience
Bachelor???s degree in related field (student personnel administration, higher education, social science, education, communication, or counseling) preferred.
Master???s degree in student personnel administration, higher education, or related field with four years??? experience in higher education highly preferred.
Experience working in special programs and/or a cohort model.
Experience advising Community College students.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, especially Microsoft Excel.
Strong organizational, project management, communication, and facilitation skills.
Experience with event planning and promotion.
Detail-oriented multi-tasker with independent initiative and good judgement.
Experience working in collaboration with students, staff/ faculty and administration.
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.
CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW
Provides expert and/or specialized academic counseling a diverse student population.
Offers comprehensive advisement to full-time and part-time students
Works with other academic affairs staff as well as enrollment and student affairs to assist students to declare majors and select appropriate courses
Monitors students' performances and takes appropriate action if necessary; resolves students' problems regarding curricular requirements
Develops academic plans and performs graduation audits
Provides information to students regarding student support services, college policies and program procedures and guidelines
Facilitates workshops; assists with other department activities such as course scheduling
Establishes and maintains student advisement files; prepares activity reports and analyses
May supervise extramural activities, such as internships and community service; may assist with accreditation efforts as needed
May provide career and transfer services and/or specialized program counseling
May supervise junior advising and/or clerical staff
Performs related duties as assigned.
Job Title Name: Senior Academic Advisor
Higher Education Assistant
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Salary $53,248 - $66,670
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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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.
About Borough of Manhattan Community College (CUNY)
Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC), a nationally recognized leader in urban-serving education, is one of 24 colleges within the City University of New York (CUNY) system. BMCC is the borough’s first Community College and the largest college in CUNY, enrolling approximately 27,000 students in degree programs and 12,000 more students in continuing education programs. Students represent 155 countries around the world. BMCC students obtain associate degrees in 31 fields and are instructed by over 414 full-time dedicated faculty members who must maintain a portfolio of scholarship and research. To meet the needs of its students, the College offers courses and programs online, in offsite locations, in the evenings, and on weekends. BMCC is committed to a student-centered education and advancing knowledge through scholarly research. Community College Week recently ranked the College fifth in the nation for the number of associates degrees awarded to underrepresented groups. It was also ranked #1 in awarding degrees to African-Americans in the Northeast; #2 for awarding associate degrees in business; and # 3 for awarding associate degrees in communications technology, by The U.S.... Department of Education and the Institute of International Education. For more information about BMCC, please visit us at www.bmcc.cuny.edu.