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Academic ASAP Student Advisor

JOB ID #: 17904

ISSUE DATE: 12/04/2017

CLOSING DATE: 12/27/2017



Borough of Manhattan Community College seeks an experienced individual who has the ability to work independently and as part of a successful team serving a diverse student population. The Academic ASAP Student Advisor will provide a supportive environment and build rapport and professional relationships with students, staff and the college community.

The Accelerated Study in Associate Programs is a robust, structured program that includes academic and career advisement and financial assistance to qualified students. The goal of the program is to graduate 50% of each cohort within three years. Financial incentives include tuition waivers for financial aid eligible students, annual textbook vouchers, and MetroCards.

The ASAP Advisor is responsible for the day to day activities of their cohort, in addition to building relationships that support academic progress.

Reports to the Associate Director of ASAP, the Academic ASAP Student Advisor duties, including the CUNY Title Overview are as follows:

Responsible for a cohort of 150 students.

Works with students to form academic plans and supports timely graduation.

Ensures student compliance of ASAP program requirements.

Establishes and maintains cohort files and database entry.

Works collaboratively with the team and provides referrals to appropriate campus support services.

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


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. 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 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.


Bachelor’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.


Experience using PeopleSoft Oracle is a plus.


$47,340 - $61,593

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