Educational Planner

companyJefferson Community College
locationWatertown, NY 13601, USA
PublishedPublished: 5/15/2024
ExpiresExpires: 7/14/2024
Faculty / Staff
Full Time
3 - 5 Years
$41,000 to $50,000 per year

Jefferson Community College
Watertown, New York

Educational Planner

Are you a dedicated professional seeking to make a meaningful difference in students' lives? Jefferson Community College, situated in Watertown, New York, and proudly part of the State University of New York (SUNY) System, invites applications for the position of full-time Educational Planner.

Responsibilities include developing a structured academic plan for assigned students that include career and transfer-driven paths to achieving academic success and completion.  The successful candidate will be passionate about assisting students in achieving their educational goals and will understand the barriers and challenges facing students in higher education, particularly the community college setting. The candidate will be familiar with academic advising, transfer, and career planning. The primary mission is to provide academic planning and transfer guidance to assigned students.  Minimal overnight travel for training and professional development may be required. The Educational Planner will work with the College's leadership to advance the mission of the Strategic Plan 2020-2025. This is an in-person position.

Required: Bachelor's degree in a related field and three (3) years of appropriate professional experience.       

Applicants must interact and communicate effectively with diverse populations, foster inclusion, and promote equal access and treatment for groups traditionally under-represented in higher education.

Preferred: Experience in counseling, college admissions, advising or student financial aid is highly desirable.

Advertised Salary: $47,589 - $54,727/yr. for well-qualified individuals. Salary is determined based upon experience and education in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement as well as internal equity. The College offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, vision, and dental insurance, long term disability, generous leave policies, paid holidays, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, tax-deferred Compensation, NYS retirement, as well as employee and dependent tuition waivers.

To Apply: For additional information about the College and this posting, please visit, and select “Careers at Jefferson”. You may apply by selecting the “Apply Now” button. A letter of application (cover letter), résumé, unofficial transcripts for degrees earned, and contact information for three professional references are required.  Review of applications will begin immediately. For consideration, completed applications must be received by Friday, May 31, 2024.  Finalists will be responsible for interview-related expenses.

Final candidates are subject to a pre-employment criminal background investigation.

Applicants must be authorized to work for ANY employer in the U.S. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time.

Required degree level

  • Bachelor Degree

Years of experience

  • 3 - 5 Years

Salary range

  • $41,000 to $50,000 per year