Location: Norwich, NY Category: Administrative and Professional Staff Posted On: Thu Nov 7 2019 Job Description:
SUNY Morrisville seeks candidates for a full-time, 12-month Academic Advisor at the Norwich Campus.
Act as the primary academic advisor for first-time/freshman students in course selection and registration
Be knowledgeable and current with financial aid policies in regards to course registration and satisfactory progress in degree programs
Advise students in workforce development programs.Collaborate with faculty and deans in designing semester schedules that allows for degree progress and completion with these partnerships.Assist with intake sessions at industry locations.
Coordinate with admissions and financial aid to support registration related events
Work with faculty in using retention related software for use with early alert programs
Attend student recruitment events as necessary
Engage in outreach to students on a consistent basis in regards to academic and registration dates and deadlines
Collaborate with staff, faculty and student groups with designing and implementing campus programming
Three to five years of experience in higher education, post-secondary instruction, academic counseling or student affairs
Excellent communication skills including strong public speaking skills
Ability to establish and maintain effective relationship with college personnel and outside organizations
Strong organization skills to facilitate progression of multiple cohorts through certificate and degree completion
Flexible schedule to include occasional evening and weekend hours
Demonstrated commitment to working with diverse student populations, including first-generation college students and students from low-income backgrounds
Demonstrated computer literacy skills
Work independently in a fast paced environment
SUNY Morrisville is committed to creating a vibrant community enriched by diverse perspectives, talents and experiences, and prohibits discrimination in employment based on gender, race, ethnicity, nationality, physical capability, age, creed, sexual identity, veteran status, and economic means. We encourage applications from candidates who share this commitment and will contribute to the diversity of our college community, especially members of historically under-represented groups. AA/EEO/ADA
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SUNY Morrisville, a college that leverages the expansive resources of the State University of New York, is a model of innovative applied education. Located in the center of New York State, the college offers students hands-on, experiential learning in modern classrooms and specialized facilities, many of which are rare or one-of-a-kind in higher education. Morrisville's 3,000 students – who come from diverse backgrounds across the state and around the world – choose from more than 80 associate and bachelor degree programs that embrace agriculture, technology, business, social sciences, including Psychology, Criminal Justice, and the liberal arts. An internship program that prepares students for success in the 21st-century workplace ranks among the top ten in the nation. At Morrisville, motivated students work alongside talented faculty members – many with field experience – to imagine, build, and test practical, sustainable solutions to some of the fundamental questions confronting a shrinking world with diminishing resources.