New York University's Arts and Science is seeking a highly motivated individual to advise and counsel a significant cohort of first-year students, serving as the primary advisor until they declare their major, and remaining as a support and resource person throughout their undergraduate career. This role will be responsible for providing an overview of curriculum, policies and procedures to students. The Academic Advisor will assist with program development and implementation of one of the College's comprehensive academic support programs (e.g. Freshman and Transfer Orientation and Advising; the College Learning Center; the Academic Achievement Program; Sophomore and/or Junior programming; Academic Standards; etc.) to ensure it meets the current needs of students. This role will analyze data received through student inquiries, market research, and input and recommend new programs and courses to meet changing needs. The Academic Advisor will assist in the implementation of marketing events to recruit students for admissions into College's Programs, including developing information sessions and open houses, and attending university-wide and external events, liaising with faculty and other University personnel, and representing the Dean and the College to internal and external constituencies.
Bachelor's degree and
MA in liberal arts subject strongly preferred
2-3 years experience in counseling, advising, student services, program development or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experiencein an academic environment
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: (include unique competencies, certification, licenses, etc.):
Ability to interpret and communicate policies to individuals at all levels. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: (include unique competencies, certification, licenses, etc.):
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Projected Position Start Date:
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