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Academic Advisor - LAS Student Affairs

Position Deleted on 2/17/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Chicago, IL
Admin - Academic Advising
Application Due:
Full Time
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at UIC seeks several full-time Academic Advisors to serve in its Academic Advising Center. Academic Advisors assist undergraduate students with the development of their academic and career interests and the successful completion of their undergraduate degree programs within the College. Advisors are responsible for communicating general information to students regarding the completion of program requirements, course scheduling, and university procedures, as well as providing support and encouragement to students. Advisors maintain contact, track, and intervene, as necessary, with students in their assigned cohorts.

Responsibilities include preparing and interpreting academic audits for current and transfer students, determining degree eligibility, curriculum planning with undergraduates, providing information on College and University policy, participating in orientation programs, and providing guidance to pre-professional students.

Applicants must have a master's degree in liberal arts and sciences or in higher education student personnel or administration, or a bachelor's degree with a minimum of two years' experience in college-level academic advising. Applicants should possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to work independently, an empathetic nature, and hold high expectations for students of greatly diverse backgrounds. Experience with student databases and degree audit systems is highly desirable.

For fullest consideration please apply by February 15, 2013 by completing an on-line application and uploading a resume and cover letter at Please click on the Job Board and then select the position.

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