POSITION DETAILSThe Student Success Coaching Unit (SSCU) is an innovative academic engagement program that is committed to the academic, personal, and professional development of Hostos students. SSCU coaches work one-on-one with students throughout their time at Hostos to orient them to the college community and the resources available to them on campus, and to facilitate degree completion, transferring, and career planning.The Student Success Coaching Unit seeks applications for an Academic Advisor. Reporting directly to one of the Senior Coaches, the successful candidate will perform, but is not limited, to the following: * Under the supervision of a Senior Coach, works with caseload of an assigned group of students, providing academic and personalized advising. * Develops a personal, collaborative relationship with assigned students and provides individualized guidance and ongoing feedback. * Identifies student needs and connects them to existing college resources; identifies resources to enhance both academic success and personal development. * Assists in the implementation of actions plans to achieve student-defined success. * Encourages students to achieve self-awareness and identify their strengths, values and interests. * Assists students in developing decision-making skills and honing time management skills to better utilize time, prioritize commitments, and meet deadlines. * Provides students with "study smarter" techniques through a wide assortment of active reading, test taking, and task analysis strategies. * Recommends appropriate program support services and referrals to faculty learning resources and/or college Student Development services. * Tracks student success based on University and College Wide Retention Performance indicators; evaluates, documents, and reports on student academic participation and progress. * Serves as a member of a project-area team, responsible for producing work related to an assigned area. Areas might include: Pre-College Programs; At-Risk Populations; Communications and Marketing and Co--Curricular and Development Programming. * Assists with registration activities and other related duties as assigned.QUALIFICATIONSBachelor's Degree required. Availability to work evening and weekend hours preferred.CUNY TITLE OVERVIEWProvides academic counseling and planning services to a diverse student population. * Assists students with clarifying values and goals; counsels students regarding educational options, requirements, policies and procedures. * Offers academic and personal support to guide students through the course selection process * Provides students with effective and timely referral to other college and external support services * Monitors and evaluates students' educational progress by conducting academic progress audits * Establishes and maintains student files, databases and records; prepares activity reports and analyses * May specialize in providing advice on specific programs or to specific student groups * Performs related duties as assigned.Job Title Name: Academic AdvisorCUNY TITLEAssistant to HEOFLSAExemptCOMPENSATION AND BENEFITS$39,282 - $44,308; 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 APPLYApplicants must apply online by accessing the CUNY website and navigating to the following links: "Employment" and "Search Job Postings"Please attach resume, cover letter and three professional references.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: * Hostos Community College*Job Title: * Academic Advisor - Student Success Coaching Unit*Job ID: * 16972*Full/Part Time: * Full-Time*Regular/Temporary: * Regular
Hostos Community College is an educational agent for change, transforming and improving the quality of life in the South Bronx and neighboring communities since 1968. Hostos serves as a gateway to intellectual growth and socioeconomic mobility, and a point of departure for lifelong learning, success in professional careers, and transfer to advanced higher education programs. The College’s unique ..."student success coach" program, which partners students with individualized guidance, is emblematic of the premier emphasis on student support and services.