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Academic Advisor - School of Management (Temporary)

Apply now Posting Number: 493659
Type of Position: Part-time
Location: Poughkeepsie, NY
Categories: School of Management

Position Title:

Academic Advisor

Salary/Pay Range:

$25.00 - $25.000


School of Management

Job Summary:

Marist College invites applications for the part-time position of Academic Advisor. The Academic Advisor provides individualized academic guidance to undergraduate business students to enhance their educational opportunities and experiences at Marist College.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree required. Experience working with a diverse multicultural undergraduate population, preferably at the college level. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Strong written and spoken communication skills required. Must be student centered, flexible, patient, and a creative problem solver.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist students in planning and achieving their educational goals, advise on major and minor options, scheduling, course selections, study abroad, and other matters consistent with their academic interests and career goals
  • Interpret audits and program requirements
  • Participate in student-centered events
  • Monitor student progress toward program completion with a goal of on-time graduation.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with AppointmentPlus scheduling software and the DegreeWorks program.

Required Application Documents:

Cover Letter, Resume, & Three Professional References.

About the Department and School:

The School of Management offers four undergraduate degree programs: B.S. in Accounting, Dual Degree in Accounting, B.S. in Business Administration, and B.A. in Economics programs, and three graduate degree programs: MBA, MPA, and Master of Science in Professional Accountancy programs. The School also carries the AACSB and NASPAA accreditations.

About Marist College:

Located on the banks of the historic Hudson River and at its Florence, Italy campus, Marist College is a comprehensive, independent institution grounded in the liberal arts. Its mission is to “help students develop the intellect, character, and skills required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21st century.” Marist is consistently recognized for excellence by The Princeton Review (Colleges That Create Futures and The Best 385 Colleges), U.S. News & World Report (10th Best Regional University/North, 5th Most Innovative School/North), Kiplinger’s Personal Finance (“Best College Values”), and others. The College is top-ranked for long-term study abroad (#4 in the U.S.) by the U.S. State Department’s Open Doors report. Marist educates more than 5,000 traditional-age undergraduate students and 1,400 adult and graduate students in 47 undergraduate majors and numerous graduate programs, including fully online MBA, MPA, MS, and MA degrees, and also Doctor of Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant programs. To learn more, please visit

Type of Position:

Part-Time Temporary



Months per Year:


Work Schedule:

The work schedule is subject to the needs of the department.

Hours per Week:



Marist College main campus, Poughkeepsie, NY.

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Equal Employment Statement:

Marist College is committed to creating a diverse workforce on our campus by ensuring that barriers to equal employment opportunity and upward mobility do not exist here. To this end, the College will strive to achieve the full and fair participation of minorities, women, people with disabilities, and any other protected groups found to be under-represented.

Equal opportunity means employment, development, and promotion of individuals without consideration of race, color, disability, religion, age, sex, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, or veteran status unless there is a bona fide occupational requirement which excludes persons in one of these protected groups. The College will review its employment policies and procedures to ensure that barriers which may unnecessarily exclude protected groups are identified and eliminated. The College will also explore alternative approaches if any policy or practice is found to have a negative impact on protected groups.

Marist's policy of non-discrimination includes not only employment practices but also extends to all services and programs provided by the College. It shall be considered a violation of College policy for any member of the community to discriminate against any individual or group with respect to employment or attendance at Marist College on the basis of race, color, disability, religion, age, sex, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other condition established by law.

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