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Academic ASAP Student Advisor - (Multiple Positions)

JOB ID #: 18366

ISSUE DATE: 02/26/2018

CLOSING DATE: 03/25/2018


Borough of Manhattan Community College seeks an experienced individual with the ability to work independently and as part of a successful team.

Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP) is a robust formation developed to increase retention and promote academic success. The program includes personalized advisement, professional development and financial assistance to qualified students. The goal of ASAP is to graduate 50% of students within three years. Benefits include tuition waivers for financial aid eligible students, textbook vouchers and MTA Metro Cards.  

The Academic ASAP Student Advisor provides a supportive environment and builds rapport and professional relationships with students, staff and the college community. The Advisor is responsible for the day-to-day activities of their cohort, in addition to building relationships that support academic progress.

Reporting to the Associate Director of Advising, the Student Advisor’s

duties include the CUNY Title Overview, additional responsibilities are:

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 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 in an appropriate discipline and four years related experience. 

Master’s preferred.

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 CUNYfirst (PeopleSoft) is a plus.


Salary: $47,340 - $56,527

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