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Job Title: Academic Advisor, College of Arts and Sciences (6770)
Location: Edwardsville, IL United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 10/06/2017
Expire Date: 11/06/2017
Job Categories: Collegiate Faculty, Staff, Administration
Job Description
Academic Advisor, College of Arts and Sciences (6770)
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.

Additionally, 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. This position will close to applicants at close of business, 4:30 pm CST, on the posting end date.

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Qualifications & Requirements
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 working within a college/university setting, either as graduate assistant or full-time professional.
Minimum of one year working full-time in the field of academic advising, or a related position.
Bachelor's degree from a major within the College of Arts and Sciences.
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Contact Information
Contact Name:Jennifer Oates-Blair
Contact Email:joatesb@siue.edu
Company Description:
SIUE is a nationally recognized university that 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. SIUE awards degrees in undergraduate and graduate programs encompassing the arts, sciences, nursing, education, health, human behavior, business and engineering. The Schools of Dental Medicine and Pharmacy award first-professional doctoral degrees in dental medicine (DMD) and pharmacy (PharmD). SIUE is an NCAA Division I member of the Ohio Valley Conference, as well as the Missouri Valley Conference in men’s soccer and the Southern Conference in wrestling. The Edwardsville campus is supplemented by campuses in Alton and East St. Louis. 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.
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