Academic Advisor (Health Professions) - Southern Illinois University-Carbondale in Carbondale Illinois

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Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

Carbondale, Illinois

United States


Detailed Job Description

Position/Rank: Health Professions Academic Advisor, term position with reappointment to a continuing position upon approval, College of Science, SIU Carbondale.

Appointment Date: December 1, 2015.

Qualifications: Applicants must hold a Master's Degree in the appropriate field (including coursework in the life sciences and/or physical sciences). Experience in an advisement office and/or a clinical setting is preferred. Specific knowledge and experience with various professional health careers, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to work independently, and experience with student databases and degree audit systems are preferred.

Responsibilities: The advisor works with undergraduate pre-health professions students who intend to apply to professional programs of medicine, dentistry, nursing, etc., providing guidance in the career exploration and planning process. With College of Science students, advisement includes all major and graduation requirements. Some counseling is required with students who are unsure of their career plans and with those students experiencing academic difficulties.

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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