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Transfer Coordinator/Academic Advisor

Position: Transfer Coordinator/Academic Advisor

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Evaluate transfer student transcripts for coursework, Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) documents for CMSV course equivalency
• Provide advisement to students on transfer and academic program issues
• Disseminate information on College policies and procedures and stay abreast of changing institutional information including admissions requirements, new programs, course changes, deadlines, important dates, costs, expanding facilities, updates in college-wide initiatives, transfer requirements, and state and federal mandates.
• Research and resolve transfer credit evaluation issues
• Partner with Admissions Office to ensure a successful transition of transfer students by arranging placement tests, providing advisement/registration service and participating in transfer orientation activities
• Work with students to develop academic goals and specific course plans for registration
• Facilitate section of a Freshmen Year Experience (FYE) course and act as academic advisor for students enrolled in section
• Function as cluster advisor for incoming freshmen students
• Assist students with strategies to promote academic and professional success
• Oversee and manage academic monitoring system including distribution and response to student poor performance notices
• Partner with Assistant Dean for Academic Advisement, Bridge Coordinator and Career Education Coordinator on various academic related programs, i.e., Freshman Orientation and Freshman Year Experience (FYE) course
• Track completed evaluations using Excel log and develop processes to insure the input of credit information into Banner data system
• Maintain academic advisement files
• Develop presentations and other resources to further facilitate the advisement process for both students and faculty.
• Develop library of materials for course evaluation
• Support the College mission based in value-oriented education, rooted in the Catholic heritage
• Other duties as assigned

• Master's degree in student personnel administration, higher education, counseling, or related field
• A minimum of two years’ experience in counseling, advising, student services, and program development in a higher education setting required
• Ability to establish relationships with various departments and interact with faculty and various levels of management

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Able to work with complex information from a variety of sources
• Exceptional computer skills – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook-email,
• Experience working with Banner Student Administration software highly preferred
• Strong organizational, written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
• Ability to maintain confidentiality of work related information and materials
• Ability to interpret and communicate policies to individuals at all levels.

The College of Mount Saint Vincent is an academically excellent, authentically inclusive, Catholic and ecumenical liberal arts college with approximately 1,500 undergraduate students and 300 graduate students located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx, New York City. Our beautiful 70-acre campus of rolling lawns and wooded hills overlooking the Hudson River is just 12 miles from midtown Manhattan.

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College of Mount Saint Vincent is committed to provide equal opportunity, employment, and advancement opportunities to all individuals. The College of Mount Saint Vincent does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State, or Local Laws.