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Advising Specialist

Company: Hudson Valley Community College
Location: Troy
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Founded in 1953, Hudson Valley Community College (HVCC) located in scenic Upstate NY is a multi-campus College with locations in Troy and Malta New York. HVCC offers more than 80 degree and certificate programs in three schools: Business and Liberal Arts; Health Sciences; and Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). Hudson Valley is one of 30 community colleges in the State University of New York (SUNY) system and serves nearly 9,000 students each year. The college is a recognized leader in career and transfer preparation, workforce training initiatives, distance learning and service to a diverse population of students. Hudson Valley has an extension center in Malta, NY known as HVCC North and sponsors the Capital District Educational Opportunity Center in Troy, NY. With more than 80,000 alumni and nearly 1,000 employees, the college and is a catalyst for educational opportunity and economic development in the Capital Region of New York State.

Hudson Valley seeks experienced, dynamic, capable, creative and caring individuals who would like to join our team and continue to build on decades of successful service to our community.

In order to be considered an applicant for this position you must meet the minimum qualifications as stated in this announcement. HVCC does not support Visas. Applicants must currently hold an unrestricted employment authorization to work in the United States and appointment will be contingent upon completion of a background check.

Advising Specialist

Education & Social Sciences HV-NTP-1222-3

Qualifications for Employment

Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's Degree and two (2) years of experience as an academic counselor/advisor at the postsecondary level.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience as an educator in a Preschool-Grade 12 setting preferred. Master's Degree and experience preferred. Previous experience and/or desire to engage in non-traditional advisement delivery systems (including on-line advisement) preferred.

Nature and Scope of Duties

The Advising Specialist reports to the Department Chair of Education and Social Sciences or their designee and performs the following duties:

Provides academic advisement to students in Education and Social Sciences as needed.
Acquaints students with general educational requirements, College regulations, services and
Assists students as they make decisions related to career, program/major, and selection of courses.
Counsel's students regarding the consequences of course withdrawal, insufficient progress, change of major, withdrawal from institution.
Assists students in evaluation or re-evaluation of progress toward established goals and educational plans.
Refer students to other institutional resources and services as appropriate.
Assists with the advisor training program and development of advising resources.
Participates in and provides administrative support for other programs and projects designed to promote student retention.
Maintains records and generates reports relevant to the operation and evaluation of programs/projects.
Performs other related duties as assigned and provides additional services that supplement the advising program as needed.

There are two Full-Time 37.5 hour work week positions with a salary range of $44,000-$47,000.

Hudson Valley offers a full benefit package including Health Insurance, Dental and Eye Insurance, Retirement, employee and employee's spouse and children tuition waivers. HVCC also has a generous leave policy.

To apply, please visit and complete the online application before the Internal close date of January 09, 2023.

Hudson Valley provides educational access to a diverse community of traditional and non-traditional learners in an environment that fosters lifelong learning and freedom of inquiry and expression. Hudson Valley values equity, inclusion, and dignity for all.

Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Bi-lingual applicants strongly encouraged to apply.

Hudson Valley Community College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Hudson Valley Community College, Troy , Advising Specialist, Other , Troy, New York

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