This title is in the unclassified service and in the SUNY Professional Services Negotiating Unit. This title is in Appendix A of the SUNY Policies of the Board of Trustees and, as a consequence, incumbents serving in this title are not eligible for permanent appointment (tenure), but, instead receive five year renewable term appointments.
As a family, the academic advisement series provides support to students with respect to academic planning, program, and course selection. Incumbents aid students in interpreting academic rules and regulations, such as prerequisites or other course requirements.
The Director of Academic Advisement directs the academic advising function at a campus with a large or complex academic advisement program. The Director supervises a group of Academic Advisors and Academic Advisement Assistants, and Senior Academic Advisors in the development and implementation of a professional staff advisement program; does related work as required. Is a key member of all university committees involved with undergraduate education; works with Deans and other academic staff in defining rules, regulations and policies pertaining to undergraduate education; recruiters and trains Senior Advisors and is responsible for administrative overview of the total advisement service; is directly accountable for all internal operations of the professional advisement staff.
A Master's degree. Significant experience in academic advisement and experience in management and supervision is required.
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