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Academic Advisor (7337)

Categories: Great Lakes Region 5



College of Arts and Sciences


Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

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Position Description
The Academic Advisor provides advisement services to students in the College of Arts and Sciences.

These services include informing students of accurate and current curricular information, clarifying program major and minor requirements, conducting transfer-credit evaluation, providing program admissions information, informing students of probationary/suspension status, reviewing commencement eligibility, and conducting graduation checks. The Academic Advisor will also assist with program recruitment and retention, and maintain all appropriate records for students under their guidance. The Academic Advisor will assist the College in short-term and long-term academic program planning and support, help maintain curriculum guides, serve as a referral to other offices and agencies, and provide counsel with regard to program changes and career plans.The professional responsibilities of this position may necessitate evening hours and occasional weekend hours. The Academic Advisor may be assigned additional duties that support the College’s mission and goals.This position is a current Administrative / Professional vacancy at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. The position posting will close to applicants at close of business, 4:30 pm CST, on the posting end date.

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Institution Information
SIUE provides students with a high quality, affordable education that prepares them for successful careers and lives of purpose. Built on the foundation of a broad-based liberal education, and enhanced by hands-on research and real-world experiences, the academic preparation SIUE students receive equips them to thrive in the global marketplace and make our communities better places to live. Situated on 2,660 acres of beautiful woodland atop the bluffs overlooking the natural beauty of the Mississippi River's rich bottom land and only 25 minutes from downtown St. Louis, the SIUE campus is home to a diverse student body of more than 14,000.Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce. We will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status. We encourage applications from women, minorities, protected veterans and people with disabilities.

Additional Information


Contact Information
Jen Oates-Blair


Required Qualifications
The following must be clearly stated within your application materials ---
-Master's degree in College Student Personnel, Higher Education, Academic Program within the College of Arts and Sciences, or closely related field.
-Knowledge of college student development, academic advising theory, and the college environment.
-Knowledge of student support services available to college students.
-Ability to demonstrate excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills, and personal rapport with diverse populations.
-Ability to demonstrate administrative and organizational skills.
-Ability to use computerized student information systems (Banner, PeopleSoft, Datatel, etc) and Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.-Knowledge of University policies and procedures.

Preferred Qualifications
The following must be clearly stated within your application materials, if you meet the preferred qualifications ---
-Ability to demonstrate how you have assisted students with the adjustment to college-level expectations.
-Minimum of two years of working within a college/university setting, either as graduate assistant or full-time professional.
-Minimum of one year of working full-time in the field of academic advising, or a related position.
-Knowledge of or experience with Social Sciences disciplines (Anthropology, Criminal Justice, Economics, Geography, History, Political Science, Social Work, Sociology).