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Academic/Career Advisor, CUNY Inclusive Economy (aHEO) - Anthropology, Human Biology

City University of New York
Church Street, New York
Closing date
Apr 22, 2024

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Biological Anthropology
Full Time
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Academic/Career Advisor, CUNY Inclusive Economy (aHEO) - Anthropology, Human Biology

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Hunter College

Full/Part Time



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The Human Biology program at Hunter College of the City University of New York seeks an Academic Career focused Advisor to advise students in their academics and prepare them for careers in the healthcare industry. The Academic Career Advisor will work with a cohort of Human Biology undergraduate students to create career pathways and expand employment opportunities for students in New York's emerging healthcare industry. The Academic Career Advisor will work with Industry Specialists to support students and connect them with relevant internship or full-time opportunities in the healthcare industry.

Build a Community:

Provide both group and 1:1 activity designed to help students identify career goals, academic courses, and goal-oriented career opportunities

Develop your cohort's identity as a peer network

Help students plan for internships and other opportunities to build their experience in and exposure to workplaces

Assess students' professional abilities and development at several points throughout the cohort.

Establish a Peer Network:

Participate in CUNY-wide professional development and mentoring

Collaborate with academic advisors, the career center and academic departments on insights from employers that might influence curricula and individual student progress.

Create Pathways:

Identify barriers to student success within areas of study related to career goals

Share information on student needs and connect them to supportive services and campus resources

Expand student exposure to careers and the courses needed to prepare for them

Coordinate programs to enhance job-seeking skills.

Portfolio Management:

Create plans for your cohort's structure of programs, assessments, advising and referral activities

Tracks progress, challenges and outcomes using state-of-the-art technology to measure success and make adjustments in real-time.


Bachelor's Degree required.

We seek motivated, flexible and resourceful people who can gain the confidence of others in an advising environment and execute successful programs. You may have skills or experience including:
  • Coursework or training related to adult development, including career development
  • Academic or career advising and/or coaching
  • Understanding of academic programs, majors and methods to ensure successful student progress
  • Understanding the needs and practices of employers in recruitment and selection
  • Comfort with technology to track programs and projects.


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 education and experience($70,541 - $86,188).

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 28193.

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 committee will begin reviewing complete applications on April 22, 2024. The search will remain open, and screening and review of applications will be ongoing-- until the position is filled. 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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