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Academic ASAP Program Manager - Associate Director for Advising

JOB ID #: 17743

ISSUE DATE: 11/28/2017

CLOSING DATE: 12/23/2017


Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC) is a vibrant, pluralistic learning community committed to the intellectual and personal growth of its students. BMCC bridges the economic and education opportunity gap for students, more than half of whom are the first in their families to attend college.

ASAP was designed to help motivated students earn an Associate degree with a goal of graduating at least 50% of students within three years.

ASAP emphasizes enriched academic, financial and personal support including comprehensive and personalized advisement, career counseling, tutoring, tuition waivers, MTA MetroCards and support for textbook cost.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Associate Director is responsible for supervising advisement teams, supporting programming and other academic initiatives.

In addition to the responsibilities in the CUNY title overview, the Associate Director will supervise teams responsible for the advisement of approximately 5,000 students.


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.

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Reporting to the ASAP Director, the ASAP Manager is responsible for the daily administration of ASAP program activities.

Establishes semester block programs and manages and schedules all other academic support activities such as tutoring and workshops

Supervises planning and implementation of ASAP summer programming, including summer course taking, workshops, and the ASAP summer institute, and other special student activities

Assists Financial Aid, Registrar, and Bursar in evaluating student eligibility, finalizing registration, and verifying tuition charges

Assists the ASAP Director with required reporting and collaboration with other college units

Monitors and assesses data reports on a regular basis to ensure movement towards ASAP success benchmarks and to determine student support needs

Oversees advisement and delivery of comprehensive support services to ASAP students

Supervises professional and support staff

Performs related duties as assigned


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

The candidate should have:

Experience supervising or leading staff

A strong understanding of students from diverse backgrounds

Demonstrated ability working independently and as part of a team

Strong project management and facilitation skills

The ability to maintain accurate and detailed records of student activity

Strong organizational and problem-solving skills

Proficiency managing multiple tasks and meeting strict deadlines with changing priorities

Flexibility working with faculty, administrators, students and external stakeholders

Strong analytical, critical thinking and interpersonal skills

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

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

The ability to work evenings and weekends, as needed


$71,723 - $84,678

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