Academic Advisor (Full-Time) - Southern Illinois University-Carbondale in Carbondale Illinois

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Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

Carbondale, Illinois

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Description of position: The College of Education and Human Services (COEHS), Academic Advisement office, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, invites applications for a full-time academic advisor position. The advisor will report to the Chief Academic Advisor. The advisor will collaborate with personnel in the COEHS and other units on campus with programs affiliated with the COEHS. Also, the advisor will form a close working relationship with off-campus based programs, advisors, and counselors from community colleges.

Responsibilities of the Position:
The position is responsible for academic advising, counseling, and registration activities for specific program majors in the College of Education and Human Services. The positions are responsible for forming a close working relationship with units In the College. Advisors assume responsibilities for accurately maintaining all student files and records, senior checks, and graduation clearances. Further, the advisors are responsible for all complex paperwork relating to certification and additional endorsements and maintaining a database related to student advisement.

Requirements of Candidates: A completed Master's Degree is required at the time of application. Applicants with a Master's degree or Bachelor's degree earned in the College of Education and Human Services preferred. The position requires a minimum of two calendar years' experience in a community college or university setting. Applicants must have a documented background in teaching, counseling, or advising college students.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates with experience in academic advising. Candidates with strong computing skills including experience using database programs (e.g. Banner, CRM tools), internet and email, and to those who demonstrate excellent written skills are preferred.

Appointment: This is a 12 month fiscal appointment.

Effective Date of Employment: As soon as possible.

Application Instructions:
Use Institution Website button to the right of this job description, then follow instructions on the jobpage at SIU-Carbondale's website.

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.

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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