Academic Advisement Counselor

at Academic Advisement
Location Buffalo, New York
Date Posted August 30, 2017
Category Staff
Job Type Full-time

Description

Academic Advisement Counselor

Medaille College is currently accepting applications for a full time, 12-month administrative position as an Academic Advisement Counselor in the Buffalo campus Student Success Center which includes, Academic Advisement, Career Counseling and the Academic Skills Center.  Responsibilities include academic advising for undergraduate students in various academic majors, support of special academic initiatives in the areas of retention, student development and learning communities.  This position requires the ability to work collaboratively with various college offices/departments to help ensure student’s success and therefore requires some evening hours and weekend hours. Applicants must have a strong commitment to working in a small college setting and to the education of diverse populations, a perceived ability to work productively with students, and the ability to work effectively with others in a collegial environment dedicated to student learning.

Qualifications:  Master’s degree preferred in Counseling, Student Personnel, or related field.  Applicant must have strong communication, organizational, and computer skills (proficiency in Word, Excel) and the ability to work with diverse populations, especially first generation and at risk college students.  Experience in undergraduate academic advisement or academic counseling is desirable.

Medaille is a growing, private, four-year, liberal arts-based college in Buffalo, New York, serving the educational needs of a diverse student body in Western New York and Southern Ontario through a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs (www.medaille.edu).

Medaille College invites applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace, and we support faculty development within a collegial team atmosphere.

Cover letter, resume and three references should be electronically submitted to Barbara Bilotta, Director of Human Resources, Medaille College.  Review of applications will continue until position is filled.  No phone calls please.

Medaille College invites applications from all qualified individuals.  We are an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body.

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