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Administrative and Professional Position FY14-26
October 4, 2013

Position Title
Academic Advisor

Hiring Unit
School of Nursing (SIU Carbondale)

Job Description
The primary purpose of this position is to serve as the academic advisor for all undergraduate and pre nursing students for the SIUE School of Nursing at Carbondale.  The Academic Advisor is responsible for continuous, conscientious file management, academic advising, and registration of all declared students attempting courses in the School of Nursing.  This position maintains summary data on inquiries, prospective students, applicants, admitted students, enrolled students and inactive students for purposes of keeping the Director and Dean fully informed of Nursing enrollment.  The Advisor assists with recruitment of students and provides feedback in the preparation of the annual recruitment plan for the School of Nursing.  This position works closely with the Director of Regional Programs to ensure proper workflow and performs tasks as assigned.  S/he provides input for the annual School of Nursing Open House and dedication to the profession.  The Academic Advisor organizes and implements the School of Nursing convocation celebration including securing student awards.

Qualifications Required
A Bachelor’s degree, preferable in a field with experience in admissions, advisement and/or counseling is required.  Knowledge of computer record keeping skills is essential to this position.  The successful candidate should have the ability to work effectively with students, faculty, and administration.  A demonstrated ability to perform duties of the position is required.

Terms of Appointment
12 month, 100% full-time appointment

Source of Funds

$35,946 per year.  Excellent benefits package included.

Application Process
Submit letter of application, resume, unofficial transcripts and references to:

     Dr. Roberta Harrison
     SIUE School of Nursing
     Campus Box 1066  -  AH2120
     Edwardsville, IL  62026

Application Deadline
November 1, 2013


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