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Academic Advisor (aHEO) - Anthropology, Human Biology

City University of New York
Church Street, New York
Closing date
Jul 20, 2023

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Biological Anthropology
Full Time
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Academic Advisor (aHEO) - Anthropology, Human Biology

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Hunter College

Full/Part Time




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The essential job functions are: 1) Providing academic advising to prospective, new, current and transfer undergraduate students individually or in groups 2) Understanding the requirements of the Human Biology major and having the ability to effectively communicate these requirements to students 3) Working with other Hunter College advising services to ensure that college requirements, policies and procedures are followed 4) Providing students with information about support services at the college and referring them as needed 5) Reviewing the suitability of internships, independent studies and course equivalencies 6) Actively coaching students through the degree process and tracking student progress 7) Representing the Human Biology Program at college-wide fairs 8) Working closely with the director to provide administrative functions such as daily electronic communication with students, phone calls, inputting and organizing student data, monitoring student progress and tracking student



Bachelor's degree required. 2 years of experience in academic advising, preferably in the sciences. Experience advising pre-health students preferred.

Essential skills, knowledge and abilities: 1) Excellent verbal and written skills 2) Ability to communicate with a diverse student population 3) Outstanding ability to multi-task and manage multiple priorities 4) Willingness to work in a collaborative, non-competitive, fast-paced environment as a team player.


Provides academic counseling and planning services to a diverse student population.
  • Assists students with clarifying values and goals; counsels students regarding educational options, requirements, policies and procedures.
  • Offers academic and personal support to guide students through the course selection process
  • Provides students with effective and timely referral to other college and external support services
  • Monitors and evaluates students' educational progress by conducting academic progress audits
  • Establishes and maintains student files, databases and records; prepares activity reports and analyses
  • May specialize in providing advice on specific programs or to specific student groups
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Job Title Name: Academic Advisor


Assistant to HEO




Salary commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience ($44,411 - $57,517).

CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.


Applications must be submitted online by accessing the CUNY Portal on City University of New York job website To search for this vacancy, click on SEARCH ALL POSTINGS and in SEARCH JOBS field, enter the Job Opening ID number 26679

Click on the "APPLY NOW" button and follow the application instructions. Current users of the site should access their established accounts; new users should follow the instructions to set up an account. Please have your documents available to attach into the application before you begin. Note, the required

material must be uploaded as ONE document under CV/ Resume (do not upload individual files for a cover letter, references, etc.). The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format- and name of file should not exceed ten (10) characters - also DO NOT USE SYMBOLS (such as accents (é, è, (â, î or ô), ñ, ü, ï , -, _or ç)).

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Please include:
  • Cover Letter and/ or Statement of scholarly interests
  • Curriculum Vitae/ Resume
  • Names and contact information of 3 references

Upload all documents as ONE single file-- PDF format preferred


The search will remain open until the position is filled. The committee will begin reviewing complete applications on May 22, 2023. Applications submitted after the deadline will only be considered if the position/s remain open after initial round.


CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional


CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

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