[Bkn-school-of-education-csp-mhc] Academic Advisement Ass't Director-higher ed exp needed.

Raven Maldonado Raven.Maldonado at liu.edu
Wed Nov 30 12:21:17 EST 2011

Dear students,

Please see the posting below and forward to anyone who may be interested.  Thank you.

Assistant Director - Center for Academic Advisement
College of Mount Saint Vincent

Duties and Responsibilities:

·         Evaluate transfer transcript coursework, Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate documents for MSV course equivalences to determine academic status.

·         Communicate with students regarding transfer issues and program advisement

·         Develop library of materials for course evaluation.

·         Research and resolve transfer credit evaluation issues.

·        Partner with Admissions Office to ensure a successful transition of transfer students by arranging placement tests, providing advisement/registration services and participating in transfer orientation activities

·         Provide academic advisement to a diverse student population.

·         Assist students with developing academic goals and specific course plans for registration

·         Advise students about college policies and degree requirements

·         Facilitate section of a Freshmen Year Experience course and act as academic advisor for students enrolled in section

·         Oversee absence referral academic monitoring system

·         Regular maintenance of accurate advisement files for students.

·         Partner with Assistant Dean and Bridge Coordinator to plan and participate in various academic related programs ie. Freshman Orientation and Freshman Year Experience course

·         Develop presentations and other resources to further facilitate the advisement process for both students and faculty.

·         Conduct ongoing hands on advisement/registration training to students and faculty.

·         Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

·         Accuracy and attention to detail and ability to work with detailed information from a variety of sources.

·         Ability to track completed evaluations using excel log and develop processes to insure the input of accurate credit information into the Banner data system.

·         Exceptional computer skills – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher-Outlook-email,

·         Experience with Banner Student Administration software.

·        Strong organizational, written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills

·         Ability to maintain confidentiality of work related information and materials.


 Master’s degree in Academic Advisement in a higher education setting. .

·         Successful applicant MUST have experience working in Higher Education.

·         Ability to establish relationships with various departments and interact with faculty and various levels of management while maintaining confidentiality of work related information and materials

·         Successful candidate must be willing to support the College mission which is based in value-oriented education rooted in the Catholic heritage.

Compensation: 45k-50k annual salary depending on experience, including a benefits package. Please send a letter of application and resume to:

 Center for Academic Advisement
 College of Mount Saint Vincent
 6301 Riverdale Avenue
 Riverdale, NY 10471
 HR at mountsaintvincent.edu<mailto:HR at mountsaintvincent.edu>

Please provide the names, addresses and telephone contact information of 3 references who can attest to your abilities.

Raven Maldonado, M.S.
Academic Advisor
Dept. of Counseling and School Psychology
School of Education
Long Island University
1 University Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Ph: 718-488-1544
Fax: 718-246-6351
Raven.Maldonado at liu.edu<mailto:Raven.Maldonado at liu.edu>

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