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Herkimer County Community College Advisement Center Specialist (12 Month) in Herkimer, New York

Advisement Center Specialist (12 Month)



Department:Advisement Center

Locations:Herkimer, NY

Posted:Jul 24, 2023

Closes:Open Until Filled


Position ID:165099


About Herkimer College:

Herkimer College isn't just a great place to be a student - it's also a great place to work. Our faculty and staff enjoy a friendly atmosphere, supportive community and opportunities for growth. They have the advantages of being a part of the SUNY network, as well as an outstanding benefits package for full-time employees.

We encourage you to check out our current employment opportunities. Herkimer College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, age, creed, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal or state law in admissions, employment or in any aspect regarding the conduct of College business.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via e-mail

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Job Description:

Herkimer College seeks qualified applicants for the position of Advisement Center Specialist to provide academic advisement for our students.

Major responsibilities of the position include:

  • Act as assigned academic advisor to students throughout all disciplines

  • Maintain individual records for each academic advisee

  • Explain and educate current students of various policies and procedures surrounding the requirements of academic degree programs

  • Provide academic advisement to students not assigned as an advisee (via phone, e-mail, walk-in, etc.) as needed

  • Communicate with advisors regarding discussions/actions pertaining to their assigned advisees when necessary

  • Counsel students regarding their request to change major of study (curriculum change advisement)

  • Assist students with creating first semester schedule during Registration Days and throughout the summer/winter

  • (Operate utilizing the forms, policies, and procedures of the Advisement Center

  • Assess the operation of the Center and preparation of reports as required

  • Provide information on other College student services such as Counseling Center, Academic Support Center, Transfer Advising, Career Counseling, Financial Aid, Registrar's Office and Student Accounts Office

  • Create and implement enrollment initiatives for continuing and returning students.

  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned.


Minimum experience and educational background:

A. Bachelor's Degree required/Master's Degree preferred

B. Computer skills necessary

C. Experience in academic advising preferred

D. Experience in teaching preferred

Application Instructions:

In order to be considered for this position, you must submit your credentials online. Create an account by clicking on the APPLY NOW tab. You will be able to upload the following documents, which are required for consideration:

  • Resume/cv

  • Cover Letter

Once your account is established, you mayloginat any time to review your completed application or upload additional documents. You will receive an acknowledgement indicating your application materials have been received.

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