State University of New York at Oswego — MBA Student Advisor

The School of Business at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for an MBA student advisor.

Posting Date: January 4, 2018

Review Date:  Review of applications will begin January 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

Benefit Information: The State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package.  For more information on benefits for full-time United University Professions (UUP) professional staff, visit: or

Date of Appointment: On/around March 1, 2018

Description of Responsibilities:  The MBA Advisor will report to the MBA Director and will help administer the MBA programs offered at the Oswego and Syracuse Branch campuses and online.  Primary responsibilities include all aspects of student advisement and support for MBA program prospects and students.  Duties also include all related administrative paperwork and follow-up, general office responsibilities, student communications, participating in recruitment activities, and graduate projects as assigned. The position will be based on the Oswego campus but travel to the Syracuse Branch campus and recruiting events may be required.

In addition, will be expected to display a commitment to undergraduate and/or graduate education, and possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues.

Required Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or a related degree with comparable experience
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Must be knowledgeable in Microsoft Office Suite and Customer Relationship Management systems

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in business or relevant discipline.
  • Experience with counseling or advising in an academic environment.
  • Experience with Customer Relationship Management systems and digital media communications.

To Apply:  Submit a cover letter addressing qualifications, resume, copies of unofficial transcripts for all required degrees showing degree awarded and date conferred, and contact information for three professional references (only the three referees listed in your Interview Exchange application can be considered and contacted) electronically to:

Official transcripts are required prior to hiring.

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

If you have any questions about the position, please email:                                                                               Irene Scruton,   MBA Director,

Description of the School: The AACSB-International accredited School of Business offers a full-time residential MBA program on campus, a part-time program at the Syracuse Branch Campus, an online program in Management and Health Services Administration and five-year combined programs leading to a BS Accounting/MBA, BA Psychology/MBA and BA Broadcast Communications /MBA.  The School of Business has been featured in every edition of the Princeton Review’s guide to best business schools since the annual series began.  In 2009, the MBA program was one of 15 schools featured in Princeton Review’s “Student Opinion Honors for Business Schools” in the accounting category. In 2016, the MBA Online program was ranked 27th nationally by US News & World Report.

Description of SUNY Oswego: Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive college located in Central New York on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, 45 minutes from Syracuse. Named one of “Top Up-and-Coming Schools” in U.S. News “America’s Best Colleges” in 2010, a Kiplinger’s “Best College Value” for 2015, and a “Best Northeastern College” by Princeton Review every year since the first edition in 2003, Oswego offers its 8000 undergraduate and graduate students preeminent academic programs in the arts and sciences, business, communications, and teacher education. The College’s success is built on providing students outstanding educational experiences with attention to a liberal arts and sciences foundation, practical applications, interdisciplinary approaches, independent scholarly and creative work, and skills for living in multicultural and global communities. The emphasis on faculty-mentored student research and creative projects is evidenced by Quest, a daylong symposium spotlighting original student research; a stipend program for students engaged in research and creative work; and the Global Laboratory, a STEM-based research abroad program at top-ranked universities around the world. SUNY Oswego is an unusually collegial and vibrant community and is in a time of wonderful opportunities with extensive facilities construction and renovation, a forward-looking strategic plan, and expanded outreach to regional, national, and international communities.

Additional information about SUNY Oswego can be found at

Oswego is committed to enhancing its diversity. SUNY Oswego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively engaged in recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students.  We encourage applications from qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim SUNY status, or criminal conviction. Please see our full non-discrimination policy,

In accordance with USCIS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to work in the United States per the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

Requests for reasonable accommodations of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Human Resources Office by calling 315-312-2230 or emailing

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