Academic Advisor - College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
St. John's University
Location: Jamaica, New York
Internal Number: 4751304
Academic Advisor - College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
St. John's established in 1870, has three New York City campuses; international locations in Rome, Italy; Limerick, Ireland; and Paris, France; and study abroad locations around the world. The Princeton Review and other top rankings consistently recognize the University's outstanding academics, diverse student body, dynamic internship and volunteer opportunities, focus on student life, and diverse study abroad offerings. St. John's University offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in its six colleges and schools, with a growing number of programs offered online. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and 12 other major academic and professional associations.
A dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion is at the heart of our mission. As a Catholic and Vincentian university, St. John's is committed to institutionalizing practices of inclusive excellence to ensure that we welcome and celebrate the intrinsic worth of all members of our community. We will become an even stronger university as we enhance equity at every level of our institution. Our graduates will excel in the competencies and values required for leadership and service in a rapidly evolving world.
Joseph M. Brocavich, Pharm. D. Senior Associate Dean
The Academic advisor will assist in the academic advisement, registration, and monitoring of the progression of students in the Doctor of Pharmacy Program as well as assist in the general activities of the Office of the Dean of the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.
Serve primarily as a developmental advisor for students in years 2-6 of the Doctor of Pharmacy program.
Assist in the advisement of other entry-level programs as needed
Assist College Personnel in the assessment and referral of high-risk students in the College's degree programs.
Serve as a liaison to other units and support services throughout the University
Maintain appropriate student records and other needed information and documentation by utilizing Banner, Electronic File Cabinet (EFC) and other appropriate software
Effectively manage programmatic databases to track all students advised in a longitudinal fashion.
Monitor the progression of assigned students, and when necessary, establish academic success/progression plans, particularly for those students who are having academic and nonacademic difficulty
Provide academic counseling for program changes and scheduling of students
Assist in recruitment efforts of the College
In conjunction with the Office of International Education/global programs, manage the application and evaluation process for students applying for the Western Europe - Pharmacy program in Spring of second year. Advise selected students prior to and during their time abroad as well as when they return to campus
Complete reports and student evaluations as required by internal and external constituents including accreditation organizations.
Assist/participate in student oriented events and services sponsored by the College and/or University, including activities that occur outside regular office hours.
Represent the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences on select University/College Committees.
Participate in any special projects or duties assigned by the Dean or his/her designee
Other duties as assigned
On campus full-time position interacting with students and other internal and external constituents. Some remote interactions from campus office with students. Ability to use communication platforms (Webex, Zoom, Teams) is essential.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
Full-time M-R 8:30 - 4:30 PM and Friday 8:30 - 3:00 PM. Coverage for events after hours for programmatic and College events occasionally in the evening or on weekends (Open houses, convocations, recruitment)
Required Education and Experience:
Degree in education, counseling, student advisement or Psychology.
Minimum of 3-5 years experience in higher education
Demonstrates effective oral and written communication skills
Has the ability to work well with others at various levels
Preferred Education and Experience:
Graduate or professional degree preferred
Experience working directly with healthcare students
Knowledge of Banner and Electronic File Cabinet
In compliance with NYC's Pay Transparency Act, the annual salary range for this position is $58,500 - $60,000. St. John's University considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as market and organizational considerations when extending an offer.
This position may be relocated to any of St. John's University's physical locations at any time.
St. John's offers a competitive compensation program which is commensurate with your qualifications, experience, and contingent upon the departmental budget. We also offer an extremely comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our workforce. Along with exceptional benefits such as medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability insurance, tuition remission, generous 403(b) employer contribution, employee assistance program, and liberal paid time off policies, faculty and staff can also enjoy St. John's performing arts, libraries, bookstores, dining facilities, campus recreation and sporting events
Any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John's University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.
St. John's University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
St. John's University is Catholic, Vincentian and Metropolitan. We are committed to attracting, motivating, and retaining a highly qualified and diverse workforce to support our mission of academic excellence and the pursuit of wisdom. Known for over 100 years of proud athletic tradition, our Big East excitement keeps Red Storm fans cheering. Ranked among America's top universities by The Princeton Review, St. John's University educates leaders for today's global society through quality academics, high-tech resources and an expanding international presence. With 1,500 Faculty and 1,400 Administrators/Staff, St. John's is a leading Catholic University in the Vincentian tradition, dedicated to making a positive difference in people's lives through active engagement in issues of energy and resource conservation, social justice and global citizenship. These values enhance the academic experience of more than 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students on three residential New York City campuses in Queens, Staten Island and Manhattan; a graduate center in Oakdale, NY; an international campus in Paris, France and Rome, Italy; and learning centers in other locations worldwide.