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ASAP Student Advisor (Evening/Weekend)

JOB ID #: 8550

ISSUE DATE: 07/16/2013

CLOSING DATE: 08/20/2013


Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP) helps motivated community college students earn degrees as quickly as possible, with a goal of graduating at least 50% of students within three years.  Key ASAP program features include a consolidated block schedule, cohorts by major, small class size, required full-time study and comprehensive advisement and career development services. Financial incentives include tuition waivers for financial aid eligible students and free use of textbooks and monthly 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 community college students as they progress through the program.
Delivers comprehensive advisement support services to an assigned group of students through degree completion

Conducts or supports delivery of weekly student seminars on issues of importance to students

Reviews student progress and tracks student use of academic support service

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.

The Accelerated Study in Associate Programs at BMCC is a robust, structured special program that includes inclusive academic and career advisement, as well as financial assistance to qualified students, with the goal of graduating 50% of each cohort in three years or less. The ASAP Evening/Weekend Student Advisor will  be responsible for the day to day activities of their cohort of students, in addition to building relationships that support academic progress and personal resiliency.

Reports to ASAP Director and ASAP Evening/Weekend Specialist (during weekend hours).

Provides academic advisement, including course registration and plans for transfer after graduation for evening weekend cohort of approximately 150 ASAP participants.

Works with students to form academic plans to help them graduate in less than three years.

Counsels students on maintaining compliance to ASAP program policies.

Establishes and maintains all student cohort files and database entry.

Works collaboratively with the BMCC Evening/Weekend Program and provides referrals to appropriate campus support services.

Serves as a resource for faculty teaching evening/weekend ASAP block courses.


Refer to CUNYfirst for a more detailed list of qualifications.

SALARY: $42,873 - $55,782

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