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Administrative and Professional Position FY14-24
September 18, 2013

Position Title
Assistant Director for Transition Services

Hiring Unit
Academic Advising

Job Description
The purpose of the Assistant Director of Academic Advising for Transition Services is to provide leadership regarding the development and implementation of academic advising programs for transfer students, students who are not admitted to their first choice of major, and students on academic probation.  The Assistant Director serves as an expert in the selection, training and evaluation of academic advisors.  Specific duties include, but are not limited to: supervising academic advisors, directing off-campus advising services, coordinating services for students in academic difficulty, and providing direct academic services to students.

Qualifications Required
This position requires a minimum of a master’s degree in student personnel, higher education or a related field; experience in computer assisted academic advisement; working knowledge of student development theory; knowledge of management principles; experience in the supervision, training and evaluation of professional staff; general understanding of university rules, regulations and procedures; general knowledge and understanding of university degree programs; and three to five years of academic advising experience.   

Terms of Appointment
Non-bargaining, 100% full-time appointment, continuing track

Source of Funds

$53,262 per year.  Excellent benefits package included.

Application Process
Submit letter of application, resume, unofficial transcripts and three letters of recommendation to:

     Cheryle Tucker, Director
     Academic Advising-SIUE
     Box 1640E    
     Edwardsville, IL  62026

Application Deadline
October 16, 2013


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