Academic Advisor

Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
TUNY - New York School of Career & Applied Studies
Position Type
Schedule Shift
Hours Per Week
As needed
Student Services
FLSA Status


Work closely with students to gauge their academic interests and assist them in choosing appropriate majors and developing educational plans and goals



  • Academic: Advise students in selecting and determining their academic goals.
  • Help link a plan of study with the students’ career goals.
  • Inform students about college policies, regulations, and requirements including majors minors and concentrations.
  • Counsel students in choosing their programs semester-by-semester in an orderly and sequential fashion.
  • Assist students in registering for courses.
  • Assist students in making program changes.
  • Perform graduation checks and inform students about graduation requirements.
  • Consult with the academic department chairs and staff on programming and scheduling matters.
  • Provide assistance in filing appropriate forms.
  • Monitor students on academic probation.
  • Counsel and guide students with graduate and professional school admissions procedures.
  • Prepare and submit appeals to the Committee on Academic Standing.
  • Compile lists of potential graduates each semester.
  • Work with potential students to inform them about the college and to help them decide if Touro is the appropriate college for them and which Touro program can best serve their needs.
  • Assist in the orientation of entering students and help students adjust to college life.
  • Serve as student's case manager for college as well as community and social services.
  • Counsel students with personal, family, and academic problems and provide support during stressful transitions.
  • Inform students about available services at Touro College and make referrals to other offices within the college.
  • To advocate student rights within the college environment, refer students to appropriate agencies for help.
  • Other duties as determined by the Deans and Directors. (Some responsibilities are school or site specific.)


Education/ Experience

  • Master of Arts
  • 1-3 years of related experience

Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities

  • Strong student service and organizational skills
  • Must be able to multi-task and prioritize work
  • Strong oral and written communications skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, & Outlook) and Internet Explorer


  • Possible temporary coverage at various Touro locations as needed

Maximum Salary

USD $51,000.00/Yr.

Minimum Salary

USD $40,800.00/Yr.


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