POSITION DETAILSKingsborough Community College is seeking six Academic ASAP Student Advisors. The Academic ASAP Advisors will report to the Director of ASAP or her Designee.QUALIFICATIONSBachelor'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 Suite, and aptitude to learn new systems as needed.CUNY TITLE OVERVIEWAccelerated 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 www.cuny.edu/ASAP.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.CUNY TITLEHigher Education AssistantFLSAExemptCOMPENSATION AND BENEFITSSalary 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.HOW TO APPLYVisit www.cuny.edu, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID 17031 or Title. Select "Apply Now" and provide the requested information.CLOSING DATEJuly 28, 2017JOB SEARCH CATEGORYCUNY Job Posting: Managerial/ProfessionalEQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITYCUNY 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.*Location: * Kingsborough Community College*Job Title: * Academic ASAP Student Advisor (6 positions)*Job ID: * 17031*Full/Part Time: * Full-Time*Regular/Temporary: * Regular
Founded in 1963 as part of the City University of New York (CUNY), Kingsborough Community College remains firmly committed to its mission of “providing both liberal arts and career education…[and] to promoting student learning and development as well as strengthening and serving its diverse community.” Kingsborough combines the best of what a college can offer. Its tranquil seaside location is ...a perfect setting for reflective academic pursuits, yet the college’s active engagement in the community provides students with exciting opportunities to become productive participants in a growing and vital borough.Kingsborough serves a widely diverse population of approximately 14,000 students and consistently ranks among the leading community colleges in the country in associate degrees awarded to minority students. Approximately 70% of Kingsborough’s students are enrolled in a liberal arts or science degree program; the rest pursue degrees in more specialized, career-oriented programs such as business, communications, criminal justice, culinary arts, nursing and allied health careers, information technology, journalism, maritime technology, tourism and hospitality, and the visual arts. It also maintains one of the most comprehensive adult and continuing education programs in New York City.