Academic Advisor, Full-time

The College of Westchester is seeking a full-time Academic Advisor to provide academic advising for all students and to monitor student academic progress. Primary hours of work will be during the day; however, alternative evening and Saturdays hours will be required as well. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

·   Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred
·   Must be fluent in Spanish
·   Demonstrate highest commitment to student’s academic and career success
·   Ability to make immediate, powerful connections with students
·   Ability to work and collaborate with a diverse population of students
·   Excellent communication and relationship-building skills
·   Detail oriented and strong organizational skills
·   Ability to work in a team environment·   Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

·    Be accountable for students’ success and persistence throughout their program of study
·    Meet or exceed persistence and graduation rate goals for assigned cohort of students
·    Immediately develop strong connections built on warmth, enthusiasm and concern for the student
·    Provide ongoing, systematic engagement with students via meetings, calls, texting and email
·    Meet in person with all new students for course registration and utilize CW’s “scheduling for success”
·    Regularly meet with all students to review academic progress. Identify, discuss and remedy any current or future potential challenges
·    Coordinate any additional support services students may require such as the learning center, counseling and any other special accommodations necessary.
·     Participate in Orientation and Early Registration events
·     Perform other duties as assigned

Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to dsmith@cw.edu. No phone calls please. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.