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Siena College Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP) Assistant Director of Academic Counseling in Loudonville, New York

Location: Loudonville, NY Category: Administrative and Staff Positions Posted On: Fri Mar 17 2023 Job Description:

Siena College invites applications for the full-time position of Assistant Director of Academic Counseling for the Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP). The role of this position is to provide academic, financial and career counseling to a diverse student population. This position supports the retention of underrepresented populations through counseling, mentoring and programming. The Assistant Director of Academic Counseling will be responsible for creating, coordinating and facilitating our Peer Mentoring program, academic/career workshops, Student Lobby Day program and Alumni Speaker series events during the academic school year. In addition, this position is the lead and oversees all summer program workshops during our 5 weeks summer program, in addition to managing social media projects as assigned. This role is responsible for managing, supervising, making decisions and acting as program liaison with all college personnel and outside constituents in the absence of the HEOP Director and Associate Director.

Annual Salary: $57,380.00 - 60,249.00*

*The hiring salaries above represent the College's good faith estimate at the time of posting in compliance with the Albany County Salary Transparency Law.

Job Requirements:

Bachelor's degree required. Master's preferred. Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills required. Experience working with diverse student population on a college campus is desirable. Experience in HEOP/EOP or similar opportunity programs is a plus. Comfortability facilitating workshops and experiencing managing social media platforms. A background screening will be required.

Additional Information:


Siena College offers a generous benefit package to eligible full-time employees. The benefit package ( currently includes a retirement plan contribution equal to 10% of an eligible participant's compensation (as defined under the plan) after meeting the plan's eligibility requirements, and tuition reimbursement and exchange opportunities for eligible employees, spouses, and dependents. Eligible college employees currently enjoy a work schedule that includes half-day Fridays in the summer and an expansive holiday schedule, including up to two weeks off during winter break. Other perks currently include complimentary breakfast Thursdays in the dining hall, access to College community lectures and productions, complimentary College gym and library memberships, discounted and complimentary tickets to Siena Division I sporting events, and more. Opportunities for remote work may be available as well.

Siena cares for and values each member of its workforce and actively supports upward mobility. We are a community of Siena Saints, and as we often say, the world needs more Saints.

*Eligibility for individual employee benefits is determined at the time of hire and is subject to the terms and condition of the individual benefit.

Siena College is a Franciscan and Catholic institution and expects members of its community to be knowledgeable about its mission ( and to make a positive contribution to that mission.

Siena College is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

A COVID-19 vaccination is required for employees pursuant to the COVID-19 policy.