CUNY Academic Senior Advisor - Business in Brooklyn, New York


Kingsborough Community College is accepting applications for a Academic Senior Advisor. Reporting to the Director of Academic Advisement and working closely with the Business Department, the Academic Senior Advisor for Business will be responsible for offering comprehensive advisement to 2nd year Business, Accounting and Website Development & Technology students.

In addition to the CUNY Title Overview, typical duties include but are not limited to:

  • Collaborating with the 2nd year Academic Advisement Professionals team to facilitate group advisement workshops to increase the number of Business students advised early each semester.

  • Serves as the Business academic information resource for all first year advisors, staff and students.

  • May perform and assist with special Business Department projects, fairs, etc.


Bachelor's degree and four years' related experience required.

Other qualifications:

  • College level advisement or counseling experience desirable.

  • Master's preferred

  • Ability to work independently and carry out complex assignments.

  • Preferred candidate will have experience working with a diverse college student population


Provides expert and/or specialized academic counseling a diverse student population.

  • Offers comprehensive advisement to full-time and part-time students

  • Works with other academic affairs staff as well as enrollment and student affairs to assist students to declare majors and select appropriate courses

  • Monitors students' performances and takes appropriate action if necessary; resolves students' problems regarding curricular requirements

  • Develops academic plans and performs graduation audits

  • Provides information to students regarding student support services, college policies and program procedures and guidelines

  • Facilitates workshops; assists with other department activities such as course scheduling

  • Establishes and maintains student advisement files; prepares activity reports and analyses

  • May supervise extramural activities, such as internships and community service; may assist with accreditation efforts as needed

  • May provide career and transfer services and/or specialized program counseling

  • May supervise junior advising and/or clerical staff

  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Job Title Name: Senior Academic Advisor


Higher Education Assistant




$47,340 - $58,555

CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.


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Candidates should provide a resume and cover letter.


November 12, 2017


CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional


CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Location: Kingsborough Community College

Job Title: Academic Senior Advisor - Business

Job ID: 17559

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular