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Director for Undergraduate Advisement,

Southern Illinois University

  • Location: Carbondale, IL
  • Post Date: 4/14/2019
  • Job Type: FULL TIME


Director for Undergraduate Advisement
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIUC) seeks applicants for the position of Director for Undergraduate Advisement. This is a term, full-time, 12-month Administrative/Professional position.

Principal duties include:

    • Oversee, manage and support academic advisement;
    • Promote and contribute to an inclusive environment where all students, faculty and staff are valued, supported and respected;
    • In collaboration with chief academic advisors, provide leadership to the university advising community to support all aspects of student-centered undergraduate advising from first-time enrollment to degree attainment;
    • Serve as a liaison between the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs (PVC) and academic advisors;
    • Maintain effective channels of communication with chief advisors, advisors, staff members and students;
    • Coordinate and lead regular planning meetings for academic advisors and Chief Academic Advisors;
    • Coordinate with Student Affairs and Enrollment Management areas to ensure accuracy of advising materials distributed to students, faculty and staff;
    • Support program and university accreditation activities, including gathering and interpreting assessment data;
    • Assist with the development, assessment and continuous improvement of training modules for advisors;
    • Advise students on an as needed basis.

Requirements: Applicants must: hold a Master's degree and have a minimum of five years of experience in academic advising; have experience with training, mentoring, and/or oversight of academic advisement or similar personnel; have experience advising students from multiple majors. Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated commitment to the University's diversity and inclusion missions, and to individuals with knowledge, skills and abilities in cultural competency.

Effective Date of Appointment: As soon as possible.

Application Deadline: April 26, 2019, or until filled.

To Apply: Applicants must submit a current CV, letter of application, and names and contact information for three references to:

Electronic submission of application materials to: pvchiring@siu.edu is preferred


Chair, Search Committee for Director for Undergraduate Advisement
Office of the Provost 
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
1265 Lincoln Drive 
Carbondale, IL 62901

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