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Academic Advisors I

Southern Illinois University Carbondale

  • Location: Carbondale, IL
  • Post Date: 8/5/2018
  • Job Type: FULL TIME

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Academic Advisors I
Office of the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Southern Illinois University Carbondale seeks applicants for full-time Academic Advisor I positions. These are 12-month, term appointments with renewal contingent on job performance, programmatic need, and available funding. Academic advisors guide and mentor students toward degree completion by establishing a unique relationship with each student that focuses on interests, abilities, and career goals. Advisors actively assist students in understanding and navigating university and college admission and degree requirements, and in developing an effective educational plan. Each Academic Advisor will report to a Chief Academic Advisor from one of the University's Academic Colleges, or our office of Exploratory Student Advisement. For additional information about academic advisement, please visit: https://advisement.siu.edu.

Minimum Qualifications: A Master’s degree is required. Applicants must have experience within a postsecondary environment such as academic advising, mentoring, counseling undergraduate students, or closely related experience. Applicants must also have experience using basic Microsoft Office programs, as well as strong written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications: Applicants with experience using student information systems such as Banner, Student Success Collaborative – Campus (SSC-Campus), or SalukiNet are preferred. Additional preferred qualifications include experience with degree audit systems such as Degree Works; experience working collaboratively, cooperatively, and effectively with diverse populations; and strong oral communication skills. Bi-lingual applicants are preferred.

Effective Date of Employment: As soon as possible.

Application Deadline: Friday, August 17, 2018, or until filled.

Application Procedure: Please submit a cover letter detailing work experiences as it relates to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications, if applicable; a resume outlining related work experience; and names and contact information (telephone numbers, mailing, and e-mail addresses) for three (3) references to:

Academic Advisor I Search Committee
Office of the Provost 
Mail Code 4305
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
1265 Lincoln Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901

E-mail: pvchiring@siu.edu

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of 
individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its
ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to
serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed 
and encouraged and will receive consideration.

Southern Illinois University Carbondale