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Administrative Professional Position FY14-60
December 19, 2013 

Position Title
Academic Advisor (2 Positions)

Hiring Unit
Academic Advising

Job Description
The purpose of this position is to guide students to the successful achievement of their academic goals at the University.  The Academic Advisor provides academic advising services to well over 400 undeclared undergraduate students.  These services include, but are not limited to, providing accurate, current curricular information; assisting students in both short term and long term academic program planning; referring students to other offices and services on campus when appropriate; and providing counsel regarding career plans, academic difficulties, and degree program selection. 

A minimum of a Master’s degree in student personnel, higher education or related field is required. Experience in academic advisement of undecided students, career planning and/or other relevant areas of student personnel services; working knowledge of college student development theory; strong communication skills; familiarity with multi-cultural, cognitive, social and other developmental concepts; detailed knowledge of University policies and procedures; thorough understanding of degree programs and requirements; and excellent organizational skills.

Terms of Appointment
Professional Staff, bargaining, 12-months, July 1 through June 30, 100%.   

Source of Funds

$2,995 per month.  Excellent benefit package included.   

Application Process
Submit a cover letter, resume, unofficial transcript and three letters of reference to:

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

Application Deadline
January 20, 2014 

SIUE is a state university - benefits under state sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 or J1 visas.

Applicants will be subject to a background check prior to an offer of employment.  Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an equal opportunity employer and 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 in violation of Title VII.

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