Posting Number 2019-5514 Location US-NY-New York Posted Date 2019-01-10 Union N/A School/Division School of Professional Studies (CP1108) Department Name : DPB - Academic Services - Advising FT/PT Full-Time
The Division of Programs in Business in the School of Professional Studies is seeking an Academic Advisor to advise a minimum of 250 credit students on academic programs, policies and procedures (course selection, program/concentrations, internship process, withdrawal policy, leaves of absence, study abroad programs, summer studies). Other responsibilities include: guide students in identifying career goals and aspirations, assist them in choosing courses and programs that link academic planning to career and professional objectives. Assist students in identifying problems and consequences and recommend action plans to students. Interpret University and School policies and procedures; recommend exceptions to policies. Approve routine drop/add and recommend approval of late registration, refunds, course withdrawal past deadline, high course load, and extension on make-up for incomplete grade contracts. Analyze current advisement practices and make recommendations to Associate Director to improve services and prevent problems.
Required Education: Bachelor's degree
Preferred Education: Master's degree in Student Personnel Administration, Counseling, or related
Required Experience: 2 years' relevant experience in student advising or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Preferred Experience: Experience advising students at the college or university level.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills. Ability to supervise staff. Ability to advise and provide solutions to problems. Knowledge of standard office software. Oral presentation and strong writing skills. Ability to resolve problems in a timely manner.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Ability to provide excellent customer service. Ability to manage multiple projects and work with diverse studentS.
The NYU School of Professional Studies offers a broad range of degree and noncredit programs that are professionally oriented, integrate theory with real-world applications, and are taught by faculty members who are leaders and innovators in their fields. The School of Professional Studies captures the expertise of the key sectors that make New York City a great global capital, such as real estate, finance, marketing, public relations, global affairs, hospitality and tourism, sports management, philanthropy and fundraising, communications/media, writing, the arts, and others. Full- and part-time students enroll in on-site and online credit programs, including graduate and undergraduate degrees for both adults returning to school and traditional-aged students. In addition, working professionals and other adult learners pursue career objectives or intellectual discovery in over 2,500 courses, diploma programs, conferences, and seminars annually.
Founded in 1831, New York University is now one of the largest private universities in the United States. Of the more than 3,000 colleges and universities in America, New York University is one of only 60 member institutions of the distinguished Association of American Universities.