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CSTEP Advisor

Categories: Northeast Region 1


School of General Studies


Morrisville State College

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Position Description

Morrisville State College seeks candidates for an Advisor position with the Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP). CSTEP is a NYS Department of Education grant designed to increase the number of historically underrepresented (ethnically or socioeconomically) students in majors that lead to STEM fields or licensed professions.


The Advisor is responsible for assisting students with goal assessment and planning, academic advisement, classroom instruction and program development. Applicants must possess solid organization and communication skills. The Advisor will assist with the development of the newly awarded CSTEP Norwich grant and serve as a bridge to Morrisville's Liberty Partnerships Program.Successful candidates will have demonstrated ability to create, deliver, and assess dynamic programming in relation to the academic, professional, and personal growth of the students we serve. Technical skills, specifically knowledge of Blackboard, Microsoft Access, and Microsoft Excel or comparable programs desired. The Advisor will work with the Director and Assistant Director to prepare annual reports for NYSED and the institution. Responsibilities also include creation, development, and implementation of enrichment activities. Evening and weekend hours are required and the Advisor will work a minimum of 2 days a week at the Norwich Campus.

*Position is considered a full-time, temporary (non-tenure), 10-month position, and appointment will follow the grant cycle.*

Application Process

Apply online at Application materials should include resume and cover letter. Consideration of candidates will begin April 17, 2017 and continue until position is filled. Expected start date July 1, 2017.

Institution Information

Morrisville State, a college that leverages the expansive resources of the State University of New York, is a model of innovative applied education. Located in the center of New York State, the College offers students hands-on, experiential learning in modern classrooms and specialized facilities, many of which are rare or one-of-a-kind in higher education. Morrisville's 3,000 students - who come from diverse backgrounds across the state and around the world - choose from more than 80 Associates and Bachelors degree programs that embrace agriculture, technology, business, social sciences, including psychology and criminal justice, and the liberal arts. An internship program that prepares students for success in the 21st-century workplace ranks among the top ten in the nation. At Morrisville, motivated students work alongside talented faculty members - many with field experience - to imagine, build, and test practical, sustainable solutions to some of the fundamental questions confronting a shrinking world with diminishing resources. Recognizing the importance of diversity in assuring the success of students and graduates in an increasingly global environment, the College is committed to equity and inclusion in all aspects of hiring and employment.The Morrisville State College Norwich campus has been serving the Norwich community and the surrounding areas for more than 48 years. Since 2005, Follett Hall located on Conkey Avenue has been a center of teaching and learning offering students 12 associate degree options such as Criminal Justice, Early Childhood Education, Human Services, and Nursing. The campus offers off-site courses at local businesses and coordinates continuing education courses and trainings with businesses and industry. The Norwich Campus has established a growing early college program and concurrent enrollment opportunities for local high school students. The campus is also used by businesses, not-for-profits and community partners for training, events and videoconferencing. Morrisville State College faculty and staff are experienced and student centered.

Additional Information

Morrisville State College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. The College actively seeks applications from women and members of underrepresented groups.Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

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Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree required. A minimum of 1 year of relevant work experience within an educational or social service setting required. Considerations will be given to those with experience working with opportunity programs and/or underrepresented populations. Persons who have had experience as a student in the STEP or CSTEP program are encouraged to apply.

Preferred Qualifications

Master's preferred in a field related to education, human services, or STEM field.