Assistant Director of Academic Advising

SUNY Orange County Community College

Assistant Director of Academic Advising

  • Institution: SUNY Orange County Community College
  • Location: Middletown, NY
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Assistant Director of Academic Advising

  • SUNY Orange County Community College | Middletown, NY
  • Hourglass IconJob Post Expiration: May 30, 2024
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Job TitleAssistant Director of Academic Advising

Position TypeFull Time

Job Category Administrator

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Location Middletown, NY

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Contact Name Samantha Fallon

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Assistant Director of Academic Advising

Category: Staff and Chair
Department: Academic Advising
Locations: Middletown, NY
Posted: Apr 12, 2024
Closes: May 5, 2024 – 11:59 PM EDT
Type: 12-month
Position ID: 174666

About SUNY Orange:

Orange County Community College (SUNY Orange), located in the scenic Hudson Valley, is a multi-campus College with locations in the cities of Middletown and Newburgh, NY. We proudly claim the distinction of being the first county-sponsored New York State Community College. And, for over 70 years, SUNY Orange has been the primary workforce provider and educational resource for residents of Orange County and neighboring counties.

Our students come from all walks of life and are committed to their education and career development. Our graduates speak highly of a curriculum that challenges them and prepares them upon graduation to be competitive and successful if they are directly entering the workforce or to thrive when they transfer to four-year institutions. SUNY Orange values diversity, has been certified as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and has been named a Military Friendly college.

The College seeks dynamic individuals eager to engage in thoughtful, energetic and impactful leadership, and to help shape the future of a College that is respected within its community. If you desire the opportunity to mold the members of our diverse student body into the accomplished professionals and leaders they wish to become, crave an administrative atmosphere where creativity and forward-thinking ideas are welcomed, and are willing to roll up your sleeves to make it all happen, we encourage you to consider joining our College community.

Job Description:

SUNY Orange is currently seeking an Assistant Director of Academic Advising to join their team in the Academic Advising office.

In collaboration with the Director and Associate Director, the Assistant Director of Academic Advising provides leadership, administrative oversight and supervision of academic advising functions at both the Middletown and Newburgh campuses. The Assistant Director works with academic departments to introduce, train and promote the use of advising planning tools. The Assistant Director also identifies and implements academic advising transitional services and initiatives that meet the needs of students (departmental group advising, virtual advising, etc.).

Close collaboration with academic Associate Vice Presidents, Department Chairs and Student Services Directors is vital to the success of this position. This position also acts as a veteran’s certifying official for the College.

This position requires work on all campuses as well as evening hours as needed.


Education Required: Bachelor’s degree.

Experience Required: Two (2) years of academic advising experience in a college setting; experience directing the work of others; proficiency in introducing and integrating new technologies or initiatives to enhance the delivery of advising services. Proficiency with MS suite and strong communication skills.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Worker Characteristics:

• Two years of supervisory experience in a college setting.

• Community College or higher education experience.

• Experience with Ellucian Banner, Banner Communications, DegreeWorks, Starfish.

• Proficiency with Google suite and virtual conferencing.

• Ability to effectively establish and maintain working relationships with supervising personnel, coworkers, all constituents and the public.

• Performs well under pressure, within time constraints, with a high degree of accuracy, diplomacy and confidentiality.

• Ability to coordinate work flow while dealing with multiple projects and deadlines.

• Ability to present complex information and data in coherent fashion.

• Must be able to travel between the college’s two campuses and other sites.

• Bilingual skills.

Additional Information:

Deadline for Applying: May 5, 2024

Position begins as soon as possible.

Salary: $52,777 – $67,025 per annum, commensurate with experience. This is a full-time, 12 month, Staff & Chair, Grade 50 position.

SUNY Orange offers a competitive benefits package which includes:

• Excellent low-cost health insurance

• Generous leave policy (including Winter and Spring Breaks)

• Educational Assistance

• Retirement Plans

• Retiree Health Insurance

• Supplemental Insurance

• PSLF Loan Forgiveness

Orange County Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identification, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, veteran status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction or any other category protected by law. The College adheres to all federal and state civil rights laws prohibiting discrimination in public institutions of higher education. Inquiries regarding this non-discrimination policy may be directed to: Iris Martinez-Davis, Civil Rights Compliance Officer, 115 South Street, Middletown, NY 10940, (845) 341-4662,

Application Instructions:

Create a SUNY Orange Employment Account by clicking on the APPLY NOW button. Upload the following documents, which are required for consideration:

• Cover Letter

• Resume

• References: Include three (3) professional references (including names, phone numbers and e-mail addresses). References will not be contacted without prior permission of the candidate.

• Orange County Community College values a diverse and inclusive community. Please include in your cover letter an answer to the following questions:

1. How has diversity and inclusion played a part in your career?
2. How would you bring that insight into your position at the college?

Official transcripts will be required upon employment. Foreign transcripts which are not accompanied by an evaluation from an approved agency may not be reviewed. Applicants may contact NACES (National Association of Credential Evaluating Service) at to obtain a list of members providing this service. Any expenses incurred for this service must be borne by the applicant. Foreign transcript translations by applicant or educational institution are not acceptable.

All applicants must have the legal right to accept employment in the United States. SUNY Orange does not support visa applications.

Employment at the College may be subject to the favorable result of a background investigation.

To apply:

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