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Academic Advising Coordinator

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Reporting directly to the Psychology Advising Specialist, the Psychology Advising Coordinator will coordinate academic advisement to the college’s diverse urban student population. 

Their responsibilities include but not limited to:
• Serves as resource for students and faculty regarding program policies and procedures, communicating curricular info and assisting with resolving curricular issues that arise during registration, and providing general academic advisement
• Collects and reviews syllabi to ensure compliance with standards
• Maintains student enrollment, course overtallies, changes of grade and attendance, degree audit processing, and information databases; collects and maintains statistical data
• Prepares reports and surveys using student information and enrollment data
• Updates office databases, lists, and files to ensure accuracy within a set deadlines.
• Completes data in preparation for monthly, quarterly and annual reports; write brief narratives for these reports in explaining data.
• Monitors assigned part-time workers on a daily basis.
Bachelor's degree required.

Preferred Qualifications
• Two years’ experience in a higher education setting, preferably in advising, counseling, or a similar field desired
• Good judgement and responsiveness in working with a broad range of student needs and background
• Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and facilitation skills, including solid writing and oral communication skills
• Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Detail-oriented with the ability to manage several tasks simultaneously, exhibit independent initiative and good judgment, and work collaboratively with students, faculty and administrators, meet time-sensitive deadlines, and work in a precise and accurate manner
• Willingness to work evenings and weekends (when needed) during peak operations periods
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat, and aptitude to learn new systems as needed.
• Experience with CUNYfirst/ Peoplesoft preferred.
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
Assistant to HEO
Salary commensurate with education and experience.

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.
Applicants must apply online by accessing the CUNY job posting system found at and navigating the following links: “Employment” and “Search Job Postings”, using Job ID or Title listed above.
Candidates must provide the following with their application materials:
1. Cover Letter
2. Resume/CV
3. Names and contact info of 3 professional references

In addition, please have your references email their letters directly to:
Open until filled with review of applications to begin August 22, 2016.
CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional
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.