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Student Advisor - BPATS

The New School
Church Street, NY
Closing date
Jan 18, 2024

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Student & Scholar Services
Position Type
Adviser / Advisor
Employment Type
Organization Type
College / University
The Adult Bachelor's Program is seeking an enthusiastic current New School doctoral (PhD program) student to join the team as a Student Advisor. The Student Advisor will serve to offer important additional academic and social support in the Adult Bachelor's Program. The Student Advisor will report directly to the BPATS Director of Student Affairs and will support all aspects of the scholastic well-being of our students. Under the guidance of the Director, the Student Advisor will provide students a unique opportunity to work with someone who relates to their campus navigation pain points, questions, challenges and needs as the SA is currently a student as well.

The Student Advisor is responsible for advisement, connecting with students and providing administrative support in completing various complex assignments and confidential projects. As a part of a collaborative team designed to help students reach their academic goals and achieve success, the SA will develop an on-going professional relationship with new, continuing, visiting and CPE students across the program through targeted support initiatives.

Ø Throughout the academic year and during the summer- communicate with students via phone, email and face-to-face/Zoom meetings regarding academic concerns and the need for BPATS department support.

Ø Assist students with general program policies and procedures as well as with utilizing online academic tools.

Ø Respond to advisement requests and meet with students as necessary.

Ø Provide students with information regarding resources, departments and support services on campus; make appropriate referrals as needed. Responsible for the BPATS Student Advisor Email.

Ø Participate in New Student Orientation, Recognition Ceremony, webinars/workshops and other events throughout the year. Lead "Lunch and Learns" and host "Meet with the Student Advisor Hour!" and other SA led events.

Ø Assist in developing and organizing creative events designed to engage new and continuing students.

Ø Perform a variety of other administrative duties and/or special projects as assigned by the BPATS Director.

The New School is committed to creating and maintaining an environment that promises diversity and tolerance in all areas of employment, education and access to its educational, artistic or cultural programs and activities. The New School does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, creed, sex or gender (including actual or perceived gender identity or expression or transgender status), sexual orientation, sexual and other reproductive health decisions, pregnancy, religion, religious practices, mental or physical disability, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, veteran status, marital or partnership status, or any other legally protected status.

The New School is strongly committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and particularly seeks applications from members of underrepresented groups, as well as candidates who share this commitment.

Hourly Rate: $20

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