Senior Academic Advisor - Adult & Consulting Education (ACE)

CUNY LaGuardia Community College in New York

Deadline April 12, 2013
Date Posted March 20, 2013
Type Executive
Salary 42,873-81,645
Employment Type Full-time

Job Title: Senior Academic Advisor - Adult & Consulting Education (ACE)
Job ID: 7789
Location: LaGuardia Community College
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

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

CONTRACT TITLE: Higher Education Assistant


LaGuardia Community College located in Long Island City, Queens, was founded in 1971 as a bold experiment in opening the doors of higher education to all, and we proudly carry forward that legacy today. LaGuardia educates students through over 50 degree, certificate and continuing education programs, providing an inspiring place for students to achieve their dreams. Upon graduation, LaGuardia students' lives are transformed as family income increases by 17%, and students transfer to four-year colleges at three times the national average. Part of the City University of New York (CUNY), LaGuardia is a nationally recognized leader among community colleges for boundary-breaking success educating underserved students. At LaGuardia, we imagine new ideas, create new curricula and pioneer programs to make our community and our country stronger. Visit to learn more. The Senior Academic Advisor reports to the Director of the ACE Career Development Center (CDC) and provides advisement and career counseling services to ACE students interested in making the transition to credit programs. - Provides academic advisement services to individuals and groups of ACE students who are applying and transitioning to credit programs and guides them through the application process. - Works closely with the ACE Academic Advisor to identify and prepare ACE students. - Works collaboratively with credit academic advisors to establish and maintain a continuity of advisement services for these students. - Collaborates with ACE programs that provide GED and college preparation classes to develop orientation and information sessions as well as college readiness workshops for ACE program completers interested in learning about career and academic options. - Partners with academic and student support departments to ensure students connect with available services and programming. - Develops reports and data tracking systems for monitoring activities and tracking outcomes.

Bachelor's degree and four years' related experience required.

$42,873 - $81,645

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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