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 withall 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 cmcfadden@cw.edu No phone calls please. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.