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Academic Advising and Program Specialist

Categories: Great Lakes Region 5


Honors College


University of Illinois - Chicago

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Position Description

University of Illinois at ChicagoThe Honors College at the University of Illinois at Chicago seeks highly qualified and motivated candidates for the position of Honors Academic Advising and Program Specialist. Reporting directly to the Associate Dean, the Honors Academic Advising and Program Specialist is a full-time 12-month academic professional position.


  • Teaching Honors development classes and providing direct instructional support and academic/career planning and counseling to Honors students.
  • Guides Honors College students with the development of their academic and life goals, to ensure their success in completion of their baccalaureate degrees and in preparation for their post baccalaureate education and/or employment search.
  • Practices holistic advising involving expertise in (a) academic advising theories and student development theories, (b) all program requirements in all UIC degree-granting colleges, (c) specific knowledge of UIC Honors requirements and programs and national Honors best practices.
  • Independently develops and implements Honors academic and student affairs programs, involving outreach to internal and external constituencies including alumni, high schools, and community agencies.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Application Information

For fullest consideration, submit a cover letter, resume and the names and contact information of three references online at by December 22nd, 2017. Questions can be directed to Anthony Keevan at

Institution Information

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.The University of Illinois conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of contingent offer of employment. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.PI100323232

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Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree strongly preferred.
  • Two to five years of professional academic experience in advising students; working knowledge of all UIC undergraduate programs or comparable experience at another institution of higher learning; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; excellent independent judgment and decision-making skills as a complement to the skills listed above.