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Academic Advisor

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SUNY Budget Title: Academic Advisor
Salary Level/Grade: SL3
Work type: Full time
Location: Brockport, NY
Department: Academic Success Center

 

Founded in 1835, State University of New York (SUNY) Brockport is an exceptional regional comprehensive public university that offers high-quality undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the arts, business, education, health, humanities, social sciences, and STEM. The University’s curriculum is grounded in the liberal arts and sciences and emphasizes experiential learning.   

Located only a few miles from Lake Ontario in a quaint “Village on the Erie Canal,” SUNY Brockport is conveniently situated between the cities of Rochester and Buffalo — the fourth and second largest cities in New York State. Inspiring excellence through growth, engagement, and transformation is our mission. Join the inclusive community of dedicated faculty, staff, and students who together are Building a Better Brockport!  

SUNY Brockport has a strong commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an affirmative action equal opportunity employer. We welcome individuality and encourage you to utilize your unique talents and bring your skills as we collaboratively strive to build meaningful lives and vibrant communities.   

Job Summary: SUNY Brockport invites applications for an Academic Advisor working with the Academic Success Center team. The academic advisor works with students to facilitate their retention and persistence to complete their degree requirements through one-on-one and group advising, coaching, mentoring and referrals to additional campus resources. They work as a team player in the ASC to advance student success initiatives in an environment of student centered data-informed decision making and prioritization. They accurately interpret transcripts, degree audits, academic program requirements, academic policies, and state and federal financial aid compliance to support student retention and persistence. They work with colleagues in the Academic Success Center (ASC), faculty, departmental academic advisors and department chairs to provide appropriate interventions to promote retention and persistence to graduation. This advisor has a focus on first year students, collaborating with academic departments, as well as supporting students on probation.
Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree from a college or university accredited by a US Department of Education or an internationally recognized accrediting organization.
• Knowledge of higher education academic policy, program requirements, and advising which can be demonstrated through part-time or full-time work experience, education, or clearly articulated complimentary experiences.
• Ability to work effectively with students, public, college community and external constituencies, with an appreciation for cultural and group differences.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Bilingual in Spanish.
• Experience and proficiency working with Banner, DegreeWorks or another degree audit system.
• Experience working in academic advisement or a related area.
• Understanding and experience working with federal and state regulations for financial aid.
• Experience working with Starfish or similar early alert and communication software tool.

Work Schedule: 37.5/week
Salary and Benefits: The Minimum Salary for this position is $50,148.
This position is benefits eligible; Find out more about benefits at Careers@Brockport!  This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.
Application Instructions: Visit jobs.hr.brockport.edu to complete an application including your cover letter that addresses required and preferred qualifications, resume/CV, and contact information for three professional references. 
Background Investigation Statement:
All applicants are subject to a pre-employment background check.
Pre-Employment Drug Testing:
Pre-employment drug test and DOT physical may be required for positions requiring a valid Class A or B CDL driver's license with passenger endorsement.

New York State Executive Order:
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 via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer:
SUNY Brockport does not discriminate. SUNY Brockport is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment, and access to services, programs, and activities, without regard to an individual’s race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, or criminal conviction. Employees, students, applicants or other members of the university community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law, or treated adversely or retaliated against based upon a protected characteristic.

Diversity Statement:
SUNY Brockport is committed to creating and maintaining an equitable environment that welcomes, values, and supports individuals and communities who affirm human dignity. The University provides opportunities for engagement, learning, growth, and transformation to foster a diverse, equitable, and inclusive institution.

SUNY Brockport is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The University actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the University.

 

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