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Administrative & Professional Staff Position FY14-59
December 18, 2013 

Position Title
Academic Advisor

Hiring Unit
School of Engineering, Engineering Student Services Office

Job Description
This position provides accurate, current curricular information including program major and minor requirements, transfer-credit evaluation, admission, probation, suspension, commencement eligibility, and graduation checks.  The advisor assists in short-term and long-term academic program planning and support, assists in maintaining curriculum guides, serves as a referral to others and agencies, and provides counsel with regard to program changes and career plans.  This position assists in recruitment and retention; maintains and manages appropriate records; and performs other related duties as assigned.  The job responsibilities of this position may necessitate evening and occasional weekend assignments.

A Master’s Degree in higher education or related field is required.  Experience in academic advisement, and/or other relevant areas of student personnel services is/are also required.  Experience working in higher education is recommended.  Experience with a computerized student information system (Banner, PeopleSoft, Datatel, SIS, etc.) is preferred.  Ideal candidates should demonstrate excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills; organization and planning skills.

Terms of Appointment
Professional Staff, bargaining; continuing 12-months, 100%

Source of Funds

$35,946 annually 

Application Process
Complete applications will include: a letter of interest, a resume or curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three professional references. Submit application to: 

     Chair, School of Engineering Advisor Search Committee
     Engineering Student Services
     School of Engineering
     Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
     Campus Box 1806
     Edwardsville, IL   62026-1806

Application Deadline
Preference will be given to applications received by January 17, 2014. However, the search will continue until the position is filled.


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