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Academic Advisor

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Academic Advisement


Marymount Manhattan College

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Position Description

Under the supervision of the Dean of Academic Advisement & Student Retention, the Academic Advisor will be responsible for advising new and continuing students on all academic policies, guidelines and requirements pertaining to the fulfillment of their degree programs. In addition, he/she will be expected to conduct transcript evaluations and work closely with transfers and international students. Also, as a member of the Advisement team, the Academic Advisor will also be required to work collaboratively with the Dean and other college administrators, in promoting and implementing various student success initiatives.


Advise and assist new and continuing students with course selection and registration, as well as advise them on all degree requirements, academic policies and procedures.

Conduct transcript evaluations for transfer students and assist them with their transition to the college.

Provide advisement support and training for faculty advisors, as needed or requested.

Work collaboratively with various offices, including the Registrar, Admission, Student Accounts, Financial Aid and Student Affairs, to further the objectives of academic advisement.

Work collaboratively with the Dean of Advisement and Student Retention and other administrators across the college, to promote and implement student retention and success strategies.

Produce and disseminate appropriate advisement literature related academic planning, curriculum requirements and other academic policies and procedures.

Perform periodic degree audits for individual students to assess and evaluate their current progress toward the satisfaction of their degree requirements.

Prepare customized reports for the Dean, faculty advisors, divisional chairs and other academic administrators, as needed or requested.

Conduct exit interviews with students seeking to withdraw permanently from the college.

Conduct periodic analysis of advisement-related data with the view of continuously improving our advisement delivery system.

Perform all other functions as assigned by the Dean of Academic Advisement & Student Retention.

Application Process

Please send resume and cover letter to:

Department of Human Resources

Marymount Manhattan College

221 East 71 Street

New York, New York 10021

Institution Information

Marymount Manhattan College is an urban, independent, liberal arts college. The mission of the College is to educate a socially and economically diverse student body by fostering intellectual achievement and personal growth and by providing opportunities for career development. Inherent in this mission is the intent to develop an awareness of social, political, cultural and ethical issues, in the belief that this awareness will lead to concern for, participation in, and improvement of society. To accomplish this mission, the College offers a strong program in the arts and sciences for students of all ages, as well as substantial pre-professional preparation. Central to these efforts is the particular attention given to the individual student. Marymount Manhattan College seeks to be a resource and learning center for the metropolitan community. MMC offers 18 majors and over 39 minors to choose from. Student-to-teacher ratio is 12:1

Contact Information

Kanny Rodriguez



Required Qualifications

Demonstrated experience in Word and Excel

Superb oral and written communications skills

Ability to work collaboratively with member of the Advisement team, as well as with faculty, administrators and other staff members

Ability to make balanced judgments and decisions

Ability to work well with individuals from diverse social and economic backgrounds

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in Higher Education or related fields (preferred)

1-2 years of experience in the area of academic advisement

Some teaching or presentational experience preferred