Senior Academic Advisor
Company: New York Institute of Technology
Location: New York
Posted on: September 21, 2023
Senior Academic Advisor
School of Architecture & Design
# of Openings
Advising & Enrichment
New York Institute of Technology's six schools and colleges offer
undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree programs in
in-demand disciplines including computer science, data science, and
cybersecurity; biology, health professions, and medicine;
architecture and design; engineering; IT and digital technologies;
management; and energy and sustainability. A nonprofit,
independent, private, and nonsectarian institute of higher
education founded in 1955, it welcomes nearly 8,000 students
The university has campuses in New York City and Long Island, New
York; Jonesboro, Arkansas; and Vancouver, British Columbia, as well
as programs around the world. More than 112,000 alumni are part of
an engaged network of physicians, architects, scientists,
engineers, business leaders, digital artists, and healthcare
professionals. Together, the university's community of doers,
makers, healers, and innovators empowers graduates to change the
world, solve 21st-century challenges, and reinvent the future. For
more information, visit nyit.edu. Based at NYIT's New York City
campus, the Senior Academic Advisor will report to the Dean of the
School of Architecture & Design and will have responsibilities at
both NYC and Old Westbury, LI Campuses.
Responsibilities include: Facilitate the work of the department
chairs and program directors by:
- Assisting 2nd to 5th year students
with their academic advising processes towards registration. First
year advising is managed by NYIT Advising and Registration
- Providing support during the semester as needed with issues
regarding studio assignments, registration conflicts, absences,
late registration, withdrawal, drop, change of sections/ classes,
in collaboration with the departments'/programs' administrative
- Collaborating with the Chairs/Directors and their offices in
processing approval for graduation, reaching out to bursar,
registrar, and admission offices in regard to the needs of the
- Collecting/managing data and crucial information about the
academic path of each student in collaboration with the
- Maintaining full focus and dedication to the students'
successful academic completion with resourcefulness and the
capability to proactively and promptly prevent and troubleshoot
- Work collaboratively, collegially and in great communication
with the Dean's Office, Associate Dean for Academic Operations and
Chairs/Directors on completing special projects related to
advisement and student recruitment.
- Provide guidance and supervision of program and departmental
staff in their advisement-related responsibilities.
- A Bachelor's degree required.
- A minimum of 2 years' experience in student advisement is
- Ability to work at the NYC campus 3 days/week and at the Long
Island campus 2 days/week, during the hours of 9am to 5pm (with
occasional evenings/weekends for special advisement/admission
- Fluent computer skills in the Windows 10/11 environment, with
proficiency in MS Office suite of programs, especially Outlook,
Excel, Word and PowerPoint; shared platforms such as Google Drive
and OneDrive, and communication tools such as Zoom and Microsoft
Meeting. Knowledge or trainability in PeopleSoft, Oracle, Navigate
and other university systems.
- Excellent project management and proactive follow-up
- Effective and professional communication and interpersonal
skills, both verbally and in writing.
- Outstanding work ethic, dependability and proactivity, with an
affinity for serving a highly diverse public and student
- Professional attire and demeanor.
- A truly collaborative and collegial approach is required, along
with a respectful, compassionate, patient yet determined
- Ability to work both independently and as a great team member
with the SoAD leadership team and other staff colleagues. New York
Institute of Technology offers numerous opportunities to enhance
personal and professional growth and provides employees with a
competitive compensation and benefits program inclusive of generous
paid time off, holidays, tuition remission, and retirement plans
with employer contributions. New York Institute of Technology is an
Equal Opportunity Employer - All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, disability or protected veteran status.
In compliance with local legislation as well as to provide greater
transparency to candidates, the annual base salary range for this
position is listed. New York Tech considers factors such as (but
not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position,
candidate experience/expertise, education/training, key skills,
geographic location, internal peer equity as well as market,
organizational considerations and/or applicable collective
bargaining agreement when extending an offer.
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