Care for our students through individual academic advising sessions, imparting a working knowledge of degree requirements and opportunities for students to achieve their academic, career, and life goals.
- Assist, challenge, and support students in identifying and clarifying academic, career, and life goals and offer appropriate motivation and encouragement. - Be a proactive and constructive player within an advising team dedicated to student success. - Accurately and efficiently communicate transfer credit and remaining degree requirements (Core, School and major requirements) for a timely graduation using online and off-line resources. - Understand, convey, and implement academic policies, procedures, and protocols to students, parents, faculty, and other stakeholders, while upholding FERPA requirements and the highest ethical standards. - Assist students in resolving administrative issues related to their academic records and assist with the various duties related to registration issues. - Maintain and update student records, such as meeting notes, records relating to degree progress, correspondence, and other documentation when appropriate. - Identify, monitor, and provide guidance to students on academic probation. Make probation and dismissal recommendations. - Refer students directly to appropriate campus and off-campus resources to support their academic success. - Assist with initiatives on a departmental and inter-departmental level that support persistence through graduation. - Presents academic workshops on various topics, such as goal setting, transfer student transition, networking and interviewing skills, and graduate school preparation, - Serve as liaison to selected academic departments and schools as assigned; work with department chairs, program directors, and administrative staff to ensure accuracy and consistency in communication of program requirements. - Assist with the planning and implementation of advising programs and outreach including orientation, academic probation advising, and early academic alerts. - Participate in the training and mentoring of new professional staff, as necessary. - Articulate and support the vision and the mission of the university. - Develop and demonstrate expertise in academic knowledge regarding program offerings and requirements.
Loyola University Chicago, a private university founded in 1870 as St. Ignatius College, is one of the nation’s largest Jesuit, Catholic Universities and the only one located in Chicago.
Loyola University Chicago comprises four campuses: Lake Shore (LSC), Water Tower (WTC), Health Sciences (HSC), and the John Felice Rome Center in Italy, and is home to 11 schools and colleges: Quinlan School of... Business, Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing, Stritch School of Medicine, College of Arts and Sciences, School of Communication, School of Continuing and Professional Studies, School of Education, School of Law, School of Social Work, Graduate School, and Arrupe College of Loyola University Chicago. Loyola also features course locations in Beijing, China; Saigon-Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Vernon Hills, Illinois (Cuneo Mansion and Gardens); and a Retreat and Ecology Campus in Woodstock, Illinois.