Academic Advisor

  • Full Time
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  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
Academic Advisor

Job No: 496360
Work Type: Staff Full-time
Department: Sy Syms
School of Business
Location: Wilf Campus, 500 West 185th Street, NY, NY
Categories: Academic Administration, Student
Services, Career Center

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Director of Academic Advisement, the Advisor serves as a resource
for men and women undergraduates from the Sy Syms School of Business, by providing individualized counseling to students, working with them
to develop their academic goals and meet academic requirements. The Advisor coordinates a number of services that promote student academic
success.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Help students transition to university life, and familiarize students with academic
    policies and procedures
  • Advise undergraduates on their academic programs, academic strategies, and plans to fulfill both general
    requirements and major requirements within the Sy Syms School of Business
  • Assist students in evaluating post-graduation plans,
    including graduate school options
  • Work with the Admissions Office and with prospective students; serve as liaison between students
    and Syms Dean’s Office, Registrar’s Office, and faculty
  • Work with the Director of Syms Honors Program to track student performance
    and design and implement interesting honors courses and events
  • Update online and printed student materials such as prerequisite
    lists, Program of Study sheets and Syms Academic Student Advisement Guide and work with the administration and the faculty to ensure that
    all curriculum is up to date and clear to students

Experience & Educational Background:

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least two
    years experience working at a university, preferably in academic services or master’s degree in a related field
  • Knowledge of the
    principles of business is required
  • Basic familiarity with Jewish Studies preferred but not required

Skills &
Competencies:

  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, along with an attention to detail and accuracy
  • Must be
    comfortable working with students, deans, faculty, parents, and discussing student issues in confidential manner
  • Candidate will
    demonstrate a proven ability to take initiative and work collaboratively as part of a team
  • Strong computer skills including
    proficiency in Microsoft Office, specifically EXCEL
  • This position will include responsibilities on both Manhattan undergraduate
    campuses (i.e. Washington Heights and Murray Hill)
  • Occasional night and Sunday hours will be required

About Us:

Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and
achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more.

We
are a leading global educational institution that employs 2,000 people across our various campus locations — Wilf Campus, Beren Campus,
Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School
in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission through all that we teach,
by all that we do and for all those we serve. We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting
working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse
backgrounds working and studying together.

The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee
benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University’s retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks
paid vacation each year and have access to a shuttle to nearby subway locations.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Yeshiva
University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected
veterans.

Application Instructions:
To apply, visit https://careers.pageuppeople.com/876/cw/en-us/job/496360/academic-advisor

Yeshiva
University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected
veterans.

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