Job Positions

Academic Advisor

Categories: Northeast Region 1

Department:

Sy Syms School of Business

Institution:

Yeshiva University

Date Posted:

Aug 11 2022 2:02PM

Close Date:

Oct 10 2022
 

Position Description

Academic Advisor Job No: 496360
Work Type: Staff Full-time Department: Sy Syms School of Business Location: Wilf Campus, 500 West 185th Street, NY, NY Categories: Academic Administration, Student Services, Career Center Position Summary: Reporting to the Director of Academic Advisement, the Advisor serves as a resource for men and women undergraduates from the Sy Syms School of Business, by providing individualized counseling to students, working with them to develop their academic goals and meet academic requirements. The Advisor coordinates a number of services that promote student academic success.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Help students transition to university life, and familiarize students with academic policies and procedures
  • Advise undergraduates on their academic programs, academic strategies, and plans to fulfill both general requirements and major requirements within the Sy Syms School of Business
  • Assist students in evaluating post-graduation plans, including graduate school options
  • Work with the Admissions Office and with prospective students; serve as liaison between students and Syms Dean's Office, Registrar's Office, and faculty
  • Work with the Director of Syms Honors Program to track student performance and design and implement interesting honors courses and events
  • Update online and printed student materials such as prerequisite lists, Program of Study sheets and Syms Academic Student Advisement Guide and work with the administration and the faculty to ensure that all curriculum is up to date and clear to students

    Experience & Educational Background:
  • Bachelor's degree and at least two years experience working at a university, preferably in academic services or master's degree in a related field
  • Knowledge of the principles of business is required
  • Basic familiarity with Jewish Studies preferred but not required Skills & Competencies:
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, along with an attention to detail and accuracy
  • Must be comfortable working with students, deans, faculty, parents, and discussing student issues in confidential manner
  • Candidate will demonstrate a proven ability to take initiative and work collaboratively as part of a team
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office, specifically EXCEL
  • This position will include responsibilities on both Manhattan undergraduate campuses (i.e. Washington Heights and Murray Hill)
  • Occasional night and Sunday hours will be required

About Us: Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more. We are a leading global educational institution that employs 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve. We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together. The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University's retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and have access to a shuttle to nearby subway locations. Equal Employment Opportunity: Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Application Instructions: To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/3310007 Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Copyright ©2022 Jobelephant.com Inc. All rights reserved. https://www.jobelephant.com/

Duties

Help students transition to university life, and familiarize students with academic policies and procedures

  • Advise undergraduates on their academic programs, academic strategies, and plans to fulfill both general requirements and major requirements within the Sy Syms School of Business
  • Assist students in evaluating post-graduation plans, including graduate school options
  • Work with the Admissions Office and with prospective students; serve as liaison between students and Syms Dean's Office, Registrar's Office, and faculty
  • Work with the Director of Syms Honors Program to track student performance and design and implement interesting honors courses and events
  • Update online and printed student materials such as prerequisite lists, Program of Study sheets and Syms Academic Student Advisement Guide and work with the administration and the faculty to ensure that all curriculum is up to date and clear to students

Application Process

To apply visit https://apptrkr.com/3310007

Institution Information

Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more. We are a leading global educational institution that employs 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve. We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.

Additional Information

Equal Employment Opportunity: Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

Contact Information

Human Resources

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and at least two years experience working at a university, preferably in academic services or master's degree in a related field
• Knowledge of the principles of business is required
• Basic familiarity with Jewish Studies preferred but not required

Preferred Qualifications

N/A