NYIT (New York Institute of Technology) offers 90 degree programs, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees, in more than 50 fields of study, including architecture and design; arts and sciences; education; engineering and computing sciences; health professions; management; and osteopathic medicine. A non-profit independent, private institution of higher education, NYIT has 9,000 students at campuses in New York City (Manhattan) and Long Island (Old Westbury) in New York; Jonesboro, Arkansas; Vancouver, British Columbia; and in various programs around the world. NYIT sponsors 13 NCAA Division II programs.
NYIT is guided by its mission to provide career-oriented professional education, offer access to opportunity to all qualified students, and support applications-oriented research that benefits the larger world. More than 100,000 graduates have received degrees from NYIT. For more information, visit nyit.edu.
New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) seeks a Senior Advising Specialist to work at our New York City campus as a key member of the Advising & Enrichment Center team. Under the direction of the Manager, the Senior Advising Specialist will serve as a primary advisor to a caseload of undergraduate students, with a focus on first- and second-year students, as well as students on academic probation and those in the EduPlus program.
A Bachelor’s degree required and a master’s degree preferred.
At least 3 years of experience in a college or university setting that includes considerable interaction with undergraduate students in an advising or equivalent role as well as experience with the interpretation of college policies.
Excellent interpersonal skills are required to effectively work with staff, students, and establish rapport with faculty members and academic staff. Demonstrated sensitivity to cultural diversity.
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, required. Excellent customer-service skills required as well.
Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Experience using student information systems.
PeopleSoft and/or EAB Student Success Collaborative (Navigate) preferred.
Please submit cover letter & resume for consideration
NYIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity