Available immediately until filled.
Position Title: Student Advisor - Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer
Requisition Number: 0406073149
Location New York City
Position Type: Student
Department: SPE/Milano/Student Advisement
The Adult Bachelor's Program is seeking an enthusiastic Doctoral student
to join the team as a Student Advisor. The Student Advisor will serve to offer
important additional academic and social support in the Adult Bachelor's
Program. The Student Advisor will report directly to the Senior Director of
Student and Academic Affairs and will support all aspects of the scholastic
well-being of students. Under the guidance of the Senior Director, the Student
Advisor will provide students a unique opportunity to work with someone who
relates to their campus navigation pain points, questions, challenges and
needs as the SA is currently a student
The Student Advisor is responsible for advisement, connecting with students
and providing administrative support in completing various complex assignments
and confidential projects. As a part of a collaborative team designed to help
students reach their academic goals and achieve success, the SA will develop
an on-going professional relationship with new, continuing, visiting and CPE
students across the program through targeted support initiatives designed to
promote student adjustment and persistence.
The New School is strongly committed to diversity and inclusion in the
workplace and particularly seeks applications from members of underrepresented
groups, as well as candidates who share this commitment.
Throughout the academic year and during the summer— communicate with
students via phone, email and face-to-face/Zoom meetings regarding
academic concerns and the need for BPATS department support.
Assist students with program policies and procedures as well as with
utilizing digital academic tools.
Maintain a solid understanding of academic policies and procedures as well
as a working knowledge of all key systems needed to perform duties
Respond to advisement requests, meet with students and provide follow-up
and conduct outreach as necessary.
Provide students with information regarding resources, departments and
support services on campus; make appropriate referrals as needed.
Responsible for the BPATS Student Advisor Email.
Participate in New Student Orientation, Recognition Ceremony,
webinars/workshops and other events throughout the year. Lead “Lunch and
Learns” and host “Meet with the Student Advisor Hour!” and other SA led
Assist in developing and organizing creative events designed to engage new
and continuing students.
Perform a variety of other administrative duties and/or special projects
as assigned by the Senior Director.
Position Availability : Must be currently in the U.S. and available to
start as soon as possible
Hours: Must be able to work a MINIMUM of 20 hours per week (Mon – Fri)
throughout the year (incl. summer)
Overall GPA of 3.0 or above; Must be in good academic standing as a New
School Doctoral student
Must be a student who is not set to graduate for at least a year
Must have a flexible workstyle that can support shifts in administrative
Possess a natural inclination towards encouraging and motivating students
Ability to work with diverse populations, maintain confidentiality and
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Adept at working bothindependentlyandcollaboratively on wide-ranging
projects with varying deadlines
Must possess a professional, collegial, positive and service centered
Strong follow-through, time management, multi-tasking and organizational
skills with the ability to problem solve
Prior experience utilizing Zoom, Microsoft (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and
Google (Calendar, Video, Gchat, Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Forms).
Must have the ability to learn new systems as necessary
Experience leading administrative projects and providing administrative
Comfortable creating PowerPoints and making presentations to small and
large groups in person and virtually
Must be comfortable taking direction from a wide range of supervisory
Ability to adhere to University COVID-19 Policy and requirements.
Experience with student advisement in a peer advisor, peer leader or peer
Experience in a professional administrative office environment. Higher
education experience is a plus
Job Family: Schools of Public Engagement
Posting Date: 01/12/2023
Open Until Filled Yes
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().
Optional & Required Applicant Documents:
Federal Work Study award letter