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Academic Advisor

Categories: Northeast Region 1


Academic Advisement


Marymount Manhattan College

Date Posted:

Dec 3 2019 10:00PM

Close Date:

Feb 3 2020

Position Description

Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Academic Advisement, the Academic Advisor will share the responsibility for advising all new and continuing students on academic policies and curriculum requirements pertaining to the fulfillment of their degree programs. This position will be especially responsible for helping academically at-risk students get back on track, and will also work closely with the Associate Director, the Assistant Vice President & Dean of the Center for Academic Excellence and others to develop programs designed to enhance and promote student achievement, retention and success.


• Advise and mentor students who are experiencing academic challenges or may be academically at-risk.
• Serve as the primary advisor for all students on academic probation.
• Initiate, manage and promote programs designed to help students overcome academic challenges.
• Work closely with various other offices, such as the Center for Academic Support and Tutoring (CAST), the Center for Student Services (CSS) and the Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP), in furtherance of the goal of supporting at-risk students
• Advise and assist new and continuing students with the selection of appropriate courses during registration periods.
• Produce and disseminate appropriate advisement literature related to academic planning, curriculum requirements and other academic policies and procedures.
• Advise students on all academic policies, catalogue rules, regulations and other guidelines governing the fulfillment of their degree programs.
• Conduct degree audits for individual students to assess and evaluate their current progress toward the satisfaction of their degree requirements.
• Produce periodic analysis of advisement-related data with the view of continuously improving our advisement delivery system.
• Work closely with the Study Abroad Director to ensure that students within the program are properly advised prior going abroad and while away from the college.
• Lead one or more sections of our transition-to-college workshop (MMC 101) for incoming students.
• Serve as a member as of the Financial Aid’s Satisfactory Academic Progress Committee.
• Work closely with the AVP/Dean of the Center for Academic Excellence in the preparation of our post-semester academic review.
• Perform all other functions as assigned by the Associate Director of Academic Advisement or the AVP/Dean of the Center for Academic Excellence.

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Required Qualifications

• Demonstrated proficiency Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint programs
• Excellent oral and written communications skills
• Ability to work collegially and collaboratively with staff, faculty and administrators
• Ability to make fair and balanced judgments and decisions
• Ability to work well with individuals from diverse backgrounds
• Must be highly motivated to support student development and success

• Master’s degree in a relevant field preferred
• 1- 2 years of experience in academic advisement or related area
• Some teaching experience preferred