The Accelerated Master's Program allows students to complete both a bachelor's and master's degree in as few as five years. The program provides students with the ability to design their own customized academic journeys. Students choose from either a pre-determined pairing of bachelor's and master's degrees, or work with their advisor to select their own pairing that matches their interests.
AMP Advisor will work within the office of Academic Affairs, in the areas of both Undergraduate and Graduate policy and practice to help make a success of this significant academic program at Illinois Tech. They will be an advocate for students with the program, a programmatic advisor to students, faculty and staff to help with the implementation of new degree program combinations and the management of student approvals into existing pre-determined and or pre-matched co-terminal programs. They will liaise with academic departments to assist in this process and help guide the success of the program in general and the students within it.
Further, the AMP advisor will help develop policies, procedures, and long term goals for the office of Academic Affairs. This position will interpret and enforce university academic policies as applicable to Graduate, Undergraduate and Co-terminal students, including academic advising and retention. This position will also collaborate with other administrative offices regarding academic policies and procedures as they relate to academic programs and students. This position will become familiar with all academic policies stated in the Bulletin and Student Handbook, as well as blanket substitutions for major and minor requirements from all major departments, and assist when needed, in the completion of daily work for the office for UG and Grad programs that are not formally part of the AMP. Daily work includes academic audits, academic policy exceptions, awarding AP credit, responding to Degree Works requests, as well as answering phone calls and office emails.
Department: Undergraduate Academic Affairs
Position Category: Full Time
Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree and 2-3 years of higher education experience in a four year university is required.
Knowledge & Skills:
Experience in academic advising strongly preferred. Proficient with Microsoft Office. Experience with Ellucian Banner and Degree Works is strongly preferred.
Illinois Institute of Technology is a national, technological, Ph.D.-granting research university, with world-renowned programs in engineering, architecture, the sciences, humanities, psychology, business, law, and design. Founded in 1940 and tracing its roots back to the 1890s with the foundings of Armour Institute of Technology and Lewis Institute, IIT brings a focused, interdisciplinary approach to education, including the Inter-professional Projects Program. With five campuses throughout the Chicago area and alumni around the world, IIT pairs the educational and cultural experiences of America's Second City with the small feel of an undergraduate population of just over 2300 and total population of just over 7400.