Job Positions

Academic Success Advisor

Categories: Northeast Region 1


Financial Aid and Student Records


Binghamton University, State University of New York

Date Posted:

Sep 1 2022 1:10PM

Close Date:

Nov 1 2022

Position Description

Reporting to the Assistant Director for Student Success, the Academic Success Advisor provides services and resources for students in order to support their success, both inside and outside the classroom. This position coordinates intervention and brings together academic success resources for students that may be experiencing barriers to achieving their potential. In collaboration with key departments, faculty, staff, and community resources, this position will prioritize a holistic approach to student success. We value the ability to serve students from a broad range of cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds, genders, abilities and orientations. The successful candidate will be an equity-minded individual committed to collaborating with faculty, staff, administration, students and community partners who are also committed to student success. Binghamton University seeks employees who value mentorship and who are committed to working in a collegial, collaborative environment, guided by a dedication to helping all students achieve their educational goals.


Advise and coach a diverse population of students in different stages of their academic careers Advise students on college and university policies and procedures Partner closely with academic advising offices to stay up-to-date on best practices in advising Assist students in connecting with faculty on academic related issues Cross-train in Student Accounts and Financial Aid related policies and procedures to assist students in planning a financial path for their education Consult and collaborate with various university services and resources to ensure each student has the necessary tools to succeed Conduct outreach to high risk students to promote early intervention and support Utilize data on course performance to plan and implement an outreach model based in collaboration with staff/faculty Develop and communicate individualized support plans with students who are withdrawing or re-enrolling

Application Process

Deadline for Internal Applicants: September 13, 2022 Deadline for External Applicants: Open until filled Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the vacancy is filled. Persons interested in this position should apply online:
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Institution Information

Binghamton University is a world-class institution that unites more than 130 broadly interdisciplinary educational programs with some of the most vibrant research in the nation. Our unique character - shaped by outstanding academics, facilities and community life - promotes extraordinary student success. Binghamton merges rigorous academics, distinguished faculty and state-of-the-art facilities to engage and challenge its 18,000 students. The high-achieving Binghamton student body also represents a great diversity of life experiences, from first-generation college-goers to international students. Beyond their talent, these classmates share a desire to shape the future through technology, insight, intellectual exploration and community service.

Additional Information

Offers of employment may be contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check and verification of degree(s) and credentials. Binghamton University is a tobacco-free campus. Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at Payroll information can be found on our website Cover letters may be addressed "To the Search Committee." Postings active on the website, accept applications until closure. For information on the Dual Career Program, please visit:

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer The State University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Binghamton University to provide for and promote equal opportunity employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, veteran or military service member status, marital status, domestic violence victim status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or arrest and/or criminal conviction record unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification or other exception. As required by Title IX and its implementing regulations Binghamton University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the educational programs and activities which it operates. This requirement extends to employment and admission. Inquiries about sex discrimination may be directed to the University Title IX Coordinator or directly to the Office of Civil Rights (OCR). Contact information for the Title IX Coordinator and OCR, as well as the University's complete Non-Discrimination Notice may be found here.

Contact Information

Persons interested in this position should apply online at


Required Qualifications


Bachelor's Degree Advising or success coaching experience Experience using technology in higher education (i.e. Banner, Peoplesoft, CRMAdvise, Degree Works, etc.) Ability to make independent decisions, prioritize and meet deadlines Enthusiasm for constantly evolving work environment and aptitude for learning new skills Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Preferred Qualifications

1-3 years of experience in academic advising, student success, or other student support area Knowledge of current retention issues and strategies in Higher Education