Academic ASAP Student Advisor

The City University of New York (CUNY) - Brooklyn, NY (30+ days ago)4.0

New York City College of Technology (City Tech), an associate and baccalaureate degree granting institution located in downtown Brooklyn enrolls over 17,000 students in technology and health related degree programs, other career-oriented degrees and liberal arts transfer degrees. Visit for more information.

City Tech seeks two Academic ASAP Student Advisors. These positions report to the Academic ASAP Advising Manager.


Bachelor's degree (master's preferred) in an appropriate discipline and four years related experience.

The preferred candidate will have:
Strong understanding of the needs and challenges facing students from diverse urban backgrounds

Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team, within the department and with faculty and other administrators

Strong organization, project management, communication, and facilitation skills

Ability to maintain accurate and detailed records of student activities

Computer skills, particularly Microsoft Office (Access and Excel); and aptitude to learn new systems as needed.

Strong academic advisement skills

Understanding of Financial Aid implications on advisement

Experience with student caseload management, desirable

Experience or familiarity with STEM-related programs is desirable

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Familiarity with Student Development Theory

Knowledge of CUNYFirst (PeopleSoft), desirable

Willingness to work evenings and weekends as needed


Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP) helps students earn their college degree as quickly as possible, by removing the financial, academic, and personal obstacles that many students confront. Key ASAP program features include a consolidated block schedule, cohorts by major, required full-time study and comprehensive advisement and career development services. Financial incentives include tuition waivers for financial aid eligible students, yearly textbook vouchers, and MetroCards for all students. Further information is available at

The ASAP Advisor is a member of an integrated College team providing individual academic, career and related support to an assigned group of college students as they progress through the program.

Delivers comprehensive advisement support services to an assigned group of students through degree completion

Conducts workshops and group advisement on topics of relevance and interest

Reviews student progress and tracks student use of academic support services

Conducts regular outreach to faculty and other college staff as needed to support student success

Maintains accurate tracking data and notes for each assigned student, recommending appropriate referrals and opportunity programs

Supports annual recruitment of students

Organizes periodic special events and programs for students, faculty and staff

Performs related duties as assigned.


Higher Education Assistant




Salary range: $49,193 - $61,593 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.


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Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, with review of applications thApril 26, 2018


CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional


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Job Title: Academic ASAP Student Advisor (2 openings)

Job ID: 18602