Director of Academy Advising

Queensborough Community College is currently seeking candidates for the position of Director of Academy Advising.
CUNY is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce. It welcomes nominations of, and applications from members of protected groups including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as others who would bring additional perspectives to the university?s mission. Candidates with demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusiveness through their research, teaching and/or service are also encouraged to apply. One of the Queensborough Community College?s greatest strengths, and a necessary element of excellence, is the diversity of our community. We strive to attract and nurture a talented and diverse faculty and staff that proudly reflect the unique character of the local Queens community, the most diverse county in the United States.
The Queensborough Community College's Office of Academy Advisement consists of five academies by disciplines:
Business Academy
Health-Related Sciences Academy
Liberal Arts Academy (including Education and Criminal Justice)
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Academy
Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) Academy
Each of the five Academies provides students with special learning opportunities and activities, along with personalized guidance from an Academy Adviser. All full-time students will participate in at least two high-impact learning experiences such as service-learning, e-portfolios, learning communities, writing intensive courses, and more.
The Director of Academy Advisement reports to the Vice President for Student Affairs and is responsible for overseeing and providing overall leadership, supervision, coordination, and planning to the Office of Academy Advisement. The acumen to implement proactive strategies, using the College's Academic Advisement Plan is crucial to the success of the position.
The primary responsibilities of the Director are:
Oversee and guide the development and implementation of all activities pertaining to Academy Advisement; Supervise Academy LEADS.
Supervise, oversee, and coordinate the activities of the Academy Advisement Center and staff.
Develop short- and long-term strategic objectives and goals for the Academy Advisement Center.
Develop extensive informational networks with all academic and administrative departments, campus groups, and organizations in the establishment and enhancement of partnerships that lead to the College reaching its student success outcome goals.
Administer and monitor data collection pertinent to academic progression and achievement of students.
Create and implement survey analysis that monitors the Academy Advisement Center's ability to provide excellent customer service.
Train departmental staff as liaisons between faculty and Academy Advisement Center.
Implement the QCC Academy Advisement Plan.
Assume other responsibilities and/or projects as directed by the Assistant Dean for Enrollment Management.
Occasional evening and weekend work required.
Bachelor's degree and eight years' related experience required.
Earned Master's degree
Experience in academic advising
Experience managing a large professional and clerical staff
Strong oral and written communications skills
Knowledge of the University with its requirements and regulations preferred
Computer literacy, including word processing and database management
Directs development and operations of academic counseling services.
Designs, implements and monitors a comprehensive academic advisement model and protocol
Oversees outcomes assessment and creates strategic plan to further enhance academic advisement services
Manages an academic advisement center to ensure consistent and reliable information is provided to students
Cultivates and maintains strategic partnerships; serves as primary liaison to faculty and administrators regarding academic counseling services; and works with academic departments to develop faculty advisement components
Administers all compliance and data integrity activities of academic counseling in accordance with University standards
Advises College administration on policy interpretation and execution regarding University academic counseling standards and best practices
Develops and manages unit budget
Manages professional and clerical staff
Performs related duties as assigned.
Job Title Name: Academic Advising Director
Higher Education Officer
Salary commensurate with education and experience.
CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.
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Candidates must provide a resume and cover letter.
October 19, 2018. Review of resumes to begin October 5, 2018.
CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional
CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.
Job Title: Director of Academy Advising
Job ID: 19480
Location: Queensborough CC
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

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