The School of Business at SIUE is seeking qualified candidates to fill a full-time Academic Advisor I position. The Academic Advisor will meet with prospective and current students to provide accurate and current curricular information on undergraduate programs, assist undergraduates in short-term and long-term academic program planning, and aid with program changes (class drops and adds and major changes). The selected candidate will provide counsel regarding career plans and refer students to other departments and services on campus when appropriate. This position will also perform various administrative tasks which support advising duties and the progression of the student toward graduation such as maintain and manage appropriate academic records.
Additionally, the Academic Advisor will assist in prospective student campus visits and events as well as various retention efforts for undergraduate School of Business programs. The above statements of this job description describe the general duties performed by employees assigned to this position. Additional duties in support of the mission of the School of Business may be assigned and the essential functions may be changed or modified as needed to best support student services. The professional responsibilities of this position will necessitate some evening and /or weekend hours.
This position is a current Administrative/Professional vacancy at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and will close to applicants at end of business day, 11:59 pm CST, on the posting end date. SIUE offers an exceptional array of benefits to all full-time and part-time (50% or more) employees including medical, dental and life insurance; tuition waivers; financial savings plans; vacation and sick leave; and pension plan as part of a total compensation package to eligible employees.
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville nurtures an open, respectful, and welcoming climate that facilitates learning and work. SIUE is committed to education that explores the historic significance of diversity in order to understand the present and to better enable our community to engage the future. Integral to this commitment, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville strives for a student body and a workforce that is both diverse and inclusive. For more on our Statement of Diversity, visit: https://www.siue.edu/about/mission-goals-plans/diversity.shtml
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During the COVID-19 pandemic, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is focused on preserving the health and safety of our community while serving our students with excellence. We want our community to thrive, our institution to remain open, and our students, faculty, and staff to remain healthy. Face masks are required for everyone indoors with some limited exceptions. Plexiglass shields, socially distanced lines, increased cleaning protocols, decreased capacity numbers, and free on-site testing is offered to all staff and students. We continually monitor surrounding conditions as well as CDC and IDPH guidance. While vaccines are not required on campus, we strongly recommend faculty and staff get a COVID-19 vaccine to protect themselves, their loved ones, and our community. SIUE faculty, staff, and students that are not fully vaccinated are required to participate in weekly COVID-19 screening testing provided free of charge.
-Master's degree in student personnel, higher education, business administration, or a closely related field. Applicants currently completing their Master's degree will be considered provided their Master's degree is conferred no later than December 31, 2021. -Knowledge of college student development, academic advising theory and the college environment. -Knowledge of student support services available to college students. -Ability to demonstrate good communication skills and personal rapport with diverse populations as well as professionally communicate via electronic channels. -Capable of using various computerized student information systems and personal computing software.
-One to four years of experience as an academic advisor. -Experience advising in collegiate-level business education programs and assisting students with adjusting to college-level academic expectations. -Candidates with graduate assistant experience in an area of student affairs will be considered.
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is a nationally recognized university that provides students with a high-quality, affordable education that prepares them for successful careers and lives of purpose. Built on the foundation of a broad-based liberal education, and enhanced by hands-on research and real-world experiences, the academic preparation SIUE students receive equips them to thrive in the global marketplace and make our communities better places to live.
Situated on 2,660 acres of beautiful woodland atop the bluffs overlooking the natural beauty of the Mississippi River’s rich bottom land and only 25 minutes from downtown St. Louis, the SIUE campus is home to a diverse student body of more than 13,000 individuals.
SIUE is is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, as well as more than 30 additional accrediting agencies. In January 2019, SIUE was reclassified by The Carnegie Commission on Higher Education to the newly created doctoral/professional universities category.
Fully certified at the Division I level by the NCAA, SIUE is a member of the Ohio Valley Conference and the Mid-American Conference (MAC) (men’s soccer & wrestling).