Pre-enrollment Advisor/Academic Advisor

Binghamton, NY

SUNY Empire State College



About SUNY Empire State College:

SUNY Empire State College was established in 1971 by Dr. Ernest Boyer as a distinctive statewide institution focused on innovative, nontraditional teaching and learning.

 

SUNY Empire is part of the State University of New York system and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. With headquarters in Saratoga Springs, New York, SUNY Empire primarily serves working adults pursuing associate, bachelor's and master's degrees online and onsite at locations in every region of the state and abroad.

 

The college's 50-year commitment to flexible, individualized learning is represented by faculty mentors who guide students throughout their academic studies, the ability for students to build individualized degree plans, the award of credit for learning gained from life and work experience, world-class academic and social student-support communities, and flexible course delivery methods that meet students' diverse learning preferences. The college boasts more than 89,000 successful alumni and partners with nearly 16,000 students each year who want to expand their personal and professional horizons.

 

SUNY Empire State College is committed to creating a multicultural, inclusive academic and work environment. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. We believe that a diverse faculty is critical to academic excellence and prepares students to live and work in an increasingly global world.

 

We are pleased to offer our employees a generous compensation and benefits package. We also offer professional-development activities for professionals and support staff, as well as faculty-development opportunities that encourage pursuit of disciplinary and community-focused research, scholarship of teaching and learning, and leadership development. Faculty-development opportunities include our annual Fall Academic Conference and the annual Institute on Mentoring, Teaching and Learning.


Job Description:

SUNY Empire State College seeks a Pre-enrollment Advisor (PEA) to work with students to plan individualized degrees in the School of Business. Pre-enrollment Advisors work closely with students to develop associate and bachelor's degree that are built around the student's academic, professional, and intellectual goals.  SUNY Empire's non-traditional students often come to the college with transfer credit, and other creditable prior college-level learning.  The successful candidate will mentor students through degree planning and prior learning assessment processes and will play a facilitative role in developing relationships with faculty and professionals at SUNY Broome Community College as part of the partnership agreement between SUNY Empire State College and SUNY Broome Community College. A portion of the responsibilities associated with the position will include working as part of a larger Pre-enrollment Advising team to staff the college's Advising Center.  Coordination of mentoring and advising approaches within the School of Business, in collaboration with faculty mentors and the school's dean, will also be expected.

 

The successful candidate will be student-focused, organized, and detail-oriented.  Some work from home may be possible, but a consistent presence in the office and at college and School of Business meetings is expected.


Requirements:

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree from a regionally accredited US university or comparable non-US university
  • Excellent and effective communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to work within a collaborative academic environment
  • Desire and skills to engage with a diverse student body
  • Experience advising and/or mentoring students at the college level

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA or other Master's Degree related to a Business discipline
  • Experience working in business or industry
  • Knowledge of adult learning, learning technologies and online pedagogies
  • Experience with computer databases and web-based communications platforms
  • Previous college teaching experience, preferably in one of the academic disciplines offered in the School of Business

 

Special Information:

  • Occasional travel will be required to fulfill department, School of Business, and other college-wide commitments
  • This position is located in Binghamton, New York
  • Regular involvement in governance and committee work is expected
  • VISA sponsorship is not available for this position


Additional Information:

 

Rank/Salary: SL3/$55,000+ (Commensurate with experience)

 

Empire State College is an EOE employer.

 

IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE ADA COORDINATOR AT (518) 587-2100, ext. 2240. IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (518) 587-2100, ext. 2800. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE SAFETY AND SECURITY WEBSITE AT http://www.esc.edu/safety-security


Application Instructions:

 

Applications Due By: The review of Applications will begin immediately and will be accepted until position is filled.

 

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit the following documents, which are required for consideration by clicking on the APPLY NOW button:

 

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Name and contact information of three references

 

Apply online: https://www.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=135613

 

Posted: 09/10/2021