Academic Advising Coordinator (Multiple Positions)

Job ID: 9314

Contract Title: Assistant to HEO

Location: Queensborough Community College

Department: Academic Advising

Category: Managerial and Professional

Issue Date: October 07 2013

Closing Date: November 07 2013

Job Type: Full TimeRegular

FLSA: Non-exempt

General Duties:

 Provides basic administrative support for the academic counseling program.

 - Coordinates group student academic counseling and advisement workshops; schedules on-going advisement sessions

 - Works with students to resolve academic issues by providing policy information and/or referrals

 - Assists with training students, faculty and staff on use of advising technologies

 - Conducts workshops for new faculty

 - Updates advisement communication materials

 - May conduct surveys of student services to evaluate program effectiveness; compiles data to prepare activity reports as needed

 - May occasionally offer general academic advisement to students in degree and certificate programs.

 - Performs related duties as assigned.

 Job Title Name:  Academic Advising Coordinator  

Campus Specific Information:

 The Queensborough Community College's Office of Academy Advisement consists of five academies by disciplines:

- Business Academy

- Health-Related Sciences Academy

- Liberal Arts Academy (including Education and Criminal Justice)

- Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Academy

- Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) Academy

 Each of the five Academies provides students with special learning opportunities and activities, along with personalized guidance from an Academy Adviser. All full-time students will participate in at least two high-impact learning experiences such as service-learning, e-portfolios, learning communities, writing intensive courses, and more.

 The Academy Advising Coordinators will:

- Report directly to the Associate Director of Academy Advisement.

- Assist in the planning of operational policies and procedures for a specific Academy Advisement Center.

- Assist the Academy Advising Specialists and work closely with other Academy Advising Coordinators to provide continual communication and updates to students, staff, administrators and faculty.

- Assist the Academy Faculty Coordinators with delivery of academy specific events and activities.

- Assist with planning of the personal delivery of services at all Academy Advisement centers on a daily, weekly, quarterly, and annual basis with focused attention on retention and degree completion objectives.

- Prepare caseload advising activity monthly and annual basis and other reports as requested.

- Participate in appropriate campus and external campus activities.

- Under the guidance of Academy Advising Specialist, Academy Advising Manager and or Academy Advising Director, maintain and coordinate assigned student caseload on CUNYfirst, DegreeWorks and Starfish Retention Management Systems. Advise students concerning institutional policy and due process.

- Demonstrate and model the professional employment skills:  adaptability, communication, information processing, problem solving, responsibility, and teamwork.

 Evening and weekend hours required.  

Minimum Qualifications:

 Bachelor's degree required.  

Other Qualifications:

 - Experience in working with students in higher education setting preferred

- Excellent communications and inter-personal skills especially with students

- Experience in working with diverse student populations

- Knowledge of PeopleSoft and DegreeWorks academic audit systems preferred  


 Commensurate with experience and qualifications.  


 CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans.  Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria. 


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Equal Employment Opportunity:

We are committed to enhancing our diverse academic community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply.  We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion. EO/AA Employer.  

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